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Jan 07 2019, 4:31 am - By huangjian123

When it comes to his interactions with the media Youth Sam Martin Jersey , Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah is a man of few words. As he was swarmed in the locker room on Monday afternoon after the Lions’ 24-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, the 29-year-old was immediately asked about his health. He was quick to answer.“I feel amazing.”Ansah returned to action against the Vikings after sitting for two months with a shoulder injury. The team limited Ansah to only 12 snaps on the day—something Ansah said he knew going into the game—but the Lions Pro Bowl defensive end notched another sack, his fourth-straight game played with a sack recorded.When a player is coming off an injury, the concern isn’t necessarily about how the player feels during the game, but the day afterwards. That’s when you really feel some of the aches and pains from gameday. So is Ziggy feeling any after effects or have any concerns about his health 24 hours after the game?“No, not at all.”Well, asked and answered.The question now is whether Ansah will see his role increase going forward. He basically only played on passing downs against the Vikings, and while Detroit could certainly use his pass rushing skills along that defensive front, Ansah is also a pretty good run defender. Detroit’s defense would certainly benefit from a healthy Ansah over Romeo Okwara—who has played over 75 percent of snaps in six different games this season, a far too high of total for any defensive linemen. To his credit, Okwara has earned a fairly solid 66.3 PFF grade, which is somewhat impressive considering he’s both new to the team and he has more defensive snaps than any other defensive lineman on the team. With the season slowly slipping away and a gauntlet of teams awaiting on the schedule , the Lions know they can’t wait much longer to get Ziggy out there. However, despite his own confidence in his health, Ansah is not sure how big his role will be this week against the Chicago Bears. “It’s a process, and we just take it week-by-week,” Ansah said Monday. “We’ll see how it goes during the week, and we’ll find out on Sunday how many reps I get.” Quarterback Nathan Peterman never lost faith in himself following the most difficult moment of his young NFL career. What's more important, neither did Bills coach Sean McDermott.In 10 months, Peterman has gone from throwing five interceptions in the first half of his first career start, to being chosen Monday as Buffalo's season-opening starter. Though the job is his until rookie first-round pick Josh Allen is deemed ready, Peterman's ascension from being counted out to being counted on is a testament to the second-year player's perseverance."I believe he's a resilient young man. He's certainly come through some times of adversity throughout his career," McDermott said shortly the Bills announced Peterman would be their starter at Baltimore on Sunday. "Usually, if you go through some adversity early in life Tavon Wilson Jersey , you're that much more prepared for it when it comes around later."Peterman is aware of the critics he attracted following a 54-24 loss at the Los Angeles Chargers on Nov. 19 in which McDermott's decision to start him ahead of Tyrod Taylor backfired. And Peterman was grateful for the opportunity to prove himself during a three-way competition that was trimmed to two once AJ McCarron was traded to Oakland last weekend."It means a lot. I'm thankful for the people that stood by my side through hard times," Peterman said."When you have obstacles, hard things in your life, that doesn't mean you should quit," he added. "Maybe that's the way some people think, but that's not the way I think. For me, it just amps me up even more and gives me a lot of desire and drive to go accomplish those goals."McDermott based his decision on how the Peterman handled himself upon arriving at the team's facility in April, and his steady performance in three preseason appearances.Peterman put up the best passing numbers during the preseason, 33 of 41 for 432 yards with three touchdowns and an interception.In the meantime, the start of the Allen era is on hold after the strong-armed but raw quarterback showed he requires more development.Allen went 24 of 44 for 210 yards and two touchdowns in three preseason appearances, and particularly struggled in a 26-13 loss to Cincinnati on Aug. 26 in his only preseason start. The 22-year old managed three first downs on seven-plus series while getting little protection from a patchwork offensive line and being sacked five times for 39 yards."As a competitor, you want to play Authentic Matt Prater Jersey ," Allen said. "To not play, that's going to hurt anybody's feelings, but at the end of the day, it's football. We're part of the team. I can't say anything bad about the decision. Nate played well in the preseason. Now I'm here to help him in any way possible."The Bills traded up five spots to select the Wyoming product seventh overall 鈥?the highest draft position Buffalo has ever selected a quarterback.McDermott declined to get drawn into making comparisons between the two quarterbacks. He described Allen's development as being on schedule and said the rookie can learn plenty from watching regular-season games from the sideline."I expect Josh will be ready to go when his number's called, whenever it is called. And that's his focus now," McDermott said.The Bills are starting over at what's been an unsettled position since Hall of Famer Jim Kelly retired after the 1996 season. Peterman will become the 11th quarterback to start a season, including Matt Cassel, who took the first snap in 2015.Peterman has a track record of bouncing back from adversity.In his first college start at Tennessee, Peterman had a hand in four turnovers 鈥?two interceptions, a fumble while being sacked and a botched handoff 鈥?before being pulled during a 31-17 loss at Florida as a redshirt freshman in 2013.He then transferred to Pittsburgh following his sophomore year and excelled in his final two seasons. At Pitt, Peterman completed 378 of 619 attempts for 5,142 yards with 47 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in 26 games Youth Nevin Lawson Jersey , which led Buffalo to select him in the fifth round of the draft.Peterman doesn't look toward starting against Baltimore as a chance to ease the memories of what happened against Los Angeles."Every time I've gotten back on the field it's a new opportunity," he said. "You're not tied to your past failures."He's also not looking beyond this weekend, when reminded the Bills' home-opener is against the Chargers on Sept. 16."Yeah, that's two weeks away. And like I say, it's day to day," Peterman said. "It's about the Ravens."NOTES: McDermott said Ryan Groy has earned the starting spot at center. ... DT Kyle Williams (right knee) practiced, though he's not sure he'll be ready to play Sunday. ... The Bills filled out their 10-player practice squad by signing offensive lineman Ruben Holcomb and defensive tackle Robert Thomas.
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