"That's the nature of the game," he said. "That's how it goes. You see some kind of weakness, you try to attack it. Obviously you have to expect it and be ready for it and prepare for it, and make them not right."
"There's a lot in the air right now and as players we're all anxious to see what all that means," center Matt Slauson said. "I don't have as strong a tie here as some guys do since I just got here in April, but it is a little scary because I bought a house here and one of my kids is in school here. So obviously not the most ideal scenario."