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"I think he has to take care of himself and do the extra stuff even though you may not necessarily be injured, just like anyone would who has a history of certain injuries. I think stretching, treatments, just taking care of yourself after ball games even though you don’t necessarily miss plays. There are certain players, and he is one of them because of the history, that you just be careful and make sure he is getting the treatment because you don’t want to have something happen just because it’s happened before to him. He is an example of one but I think there are other guys too that need to stretch a little bit more than other guys do. Even though he is a young guy, it’s something he’s got to be aware of."
(on if he needs to be in the hot tub more to loosen up)
"Yeah, I think everyone’s a little different as far as what they think they need. Some guys get a massage, some guys do hot and cold tubs. If it’s not truly an injury, it’s stretching before you come out here just to get a routine down that works for you, because for everyone it’s different. Quarterbacks go through their routines and all quarterbacks are different on what they think they need to get their arm ready for practice, and it’s the same things for guys who have hamstrings. I think they all have to find something that works for them and he is in that group. It’s the same thing as when you have knees. I know with myself having a knee that there was certain things I had to do to get ready for practice, where as someone else, a knee would do something different. It’s just more of a personal preference and knowing you need to do those kinds of things and practice to stay healthy."
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