"These guys are still playing for something. They're playing for jobs for next year and I think that's meaningful and play the way you're supposed to play, no matter what your record says or how you're doing at the moment," he said.
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He said the team wasn't satisfied with their performance in the first month of the season, and noted how the rotation has helped them out.
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