"I think Eric recognizes he hasn't played in a while and he's rusty," coach Joe Moglia said. "He's done a great job of keeping in shape. He's not in game shape. But at the end of the day, there wouldn't be the remotest chance Eric would be doing this unless he was taking it seriously and wanting to truly give this his very, very best shot."
Moglia acknowledged that the addition of Crouch would be good for public relations.