“Ndamukong Suh’s game hasn’t evolved. He needs to become a more complete player.” – Warren Sapp. News & Sound Bites from the Thanksgiving Edition of ‘NFL GameDay Morning’

“Ndamukong Suh’s game hasn’t evolved. He needs to become a more complete player.” Warren Sapp

“Jay Cutler isn’t fully appreciated until he is gone.” – Kurt Warner


Quotes from NFL GameDay Morning

Host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin aired a special Thanksgiving edition of NFL GameDay Morning leading up to the trio of NFL games today. Here are select quotes from the show:  

“Jay Cutler isn’t fully appreciated until he is gone.” – Kurt Warner on the Chicago Bears who are 14-5 with quarterback Jay Cutler and 1-6 without him in the last two years

“Ndamukong Suh’s game hasn’t evolved. He needs to become a more complete player.” Warren Sapp on Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh who has struggled the past two seasons after a strong rookie season

“Neither the Redskins nor Cowboys are close to being playoff threats.” – Kurt Warner on the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys heading into their Thanksgiving Day matchup

“The Texans should lean on Matt Schaub [more] because they will need to in the playoffs.” – Kurt Warner on the Houston Texans’ offensive game plan in their final six games of the regular season

“Andre Johnson is struggling with the press coverage. He has never struggled with that before.” – Kurt Warner on Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson’s season and he questions if Johnson is fully healthy

“Robert Griffin III runs by opportunity not necessity. Since he got hurt [this season], he is running smart.”– Marshall Faulk on Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

“Robert Griffin III has the advantage playing on the short week because of all the unique [skills] he has.”Steve Mariucci on the challenges facing the Dallas Cowboys defense

“DeMarco Murray is still the leading rusher for the Dallas Cowboys, which is [a problem].”Michael Irvin on the Dallas Cowboys offense. Running back DeMarco Murray has played only five games, rushing for 330 yards, this season because of injury

“Rob Gronkowski’s [injury] cost the Patriots a Super Bowl [victory] last year; they have to make sure it doesn’t cost them another one this year.” – Michael Irvin on the New England Patriots offense needing to find a way to overcome tight end Rob Gronkowski’s injury
On NFL.com the following video clips from NFL GameDay Morning are available for viewing:

Cowboys or Redskins as a playoff threat? How far off are the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys from being playoff threats? The NFL GameDay Morning crew explains why inconsistency could play a role in both teams’ futures:


Turkey Time The NFL GameDay Morning analysts take a look at some predictions they made earlier this season and decide if they would like to take a mulligan or stick with their original thought:


New York Jets honor Superstorm Sandy victimsMelissa Stark tells the story of a father-son bond and how the Jets will honor their family tonight:


Who will step up for the Patriots without Gronkowski? – How will the New England Patriots deal with the loss of tight end Rob Gronkowski? Our analysts discuss which other skill players will help the Patriots pick up additional victories:


Should Brady be in the MVP conversation? – Is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady being ignored in the MVP race? See why our NFL GameDay Morning crew think that Brady is not getting MVP consideration now, but will later in the season:



Who’s in bigger trouble: Steelers or Bears? – Are the Chicago Bears or Pittsburgh Steelers in more trouble? Find out if either team can weather the storm without their star quarterback:


Should there be a QB debate for the 49ers? – Should San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh start quarterback Colin Kaepernick over Alex Smith? Find out of our NFL GameDay Morning analysts think this decision could be an issue in the locker room: http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-network-gameday/0ap2000000098869/Should-there-be-a-QB-debate-for-49ers

Who will be the most dominant team in the NFL? – The NFL GameDay Morning analysts debate who will be the most dominant team in the NFL for the rest of the season:


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