"I talked to him a couple days after we drafted him just to congratulate him and welcome him to the group," Leary said. "He's 25, so he's a grown man. He talks like a grown man; he approaches the game like a grown man. He wants to play ball. He loves the game. He's really physical. I know that's what John and Vance were trying to do with the O-line. I think he fits perfectly with that."
"I've just go to put in on the field, put it on film now," he said. "That's all behind me. Now, it's all about football. I've got to come in and show them it wasn't a mistake."