"I'm not going to do that, man, that's the sissy way out," he said. "I think everybody is playing the same right now and I'm no exception. Whatever happens after this year happens. I feel like I have the mental willpower to overcome all that and that's exactly what I'm going to do."
"It's something I've been managing for the last couple of years," Umenyiora said on Wednesday in his first interview since reporting to training camp at the University at Albany on Sunday. "It's something that I'm going to continue to manage."