"We not only got the monkey off our back, we got King Kong off our back.”
— Owner William Clay Ford after the Lions ended a 19-game losing streak.
"It don’t matter if Joe Gibbs was here or any All-Star coach, they’re still going to point fingers.”
— Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth on coach Jim Zorn, who will be grilled about Washington’s loss to Detroit.
"I made it back, Grandma. I made it back, and this time I won’t let you or the family down.”
— Eagles QB Michael Vick, who saw his first regular-season action since December 2006. Vick’s grandmother died while he was in prison.
"For anybody out there who thinks that this is a gimmick defense and can’t play smashmouth, how dare you.”
— Linebacker Bart Scott after the Jets beat the Titans 24-17.