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 Jerome Bettis - “That's not the issue, ... I know I can. The question is, at the end of the season, how will I feel Doing it is not the issue. I've never had a problem doing it. That's something I've been doing my whole career. That's not a concern.”
 Jerome Bettis - “Jerome Bettis has scored 10 touchdowns this year, earning him a 100,000 bonus, But he was stopped for no gain on three runs from the Cleveland 1 in the fourth quarter, the first time he has failed to score this season in short-yardage situations. Before the game, Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown called Bettis aside for a chat. He just told me to keep it up, keep working hard, and he liked my style, ... He said we would talk in the off-season. Whenever the greatest of all-time tells you that, that's a compliment.”
 Jerome Bettis - “It helped us because we have been in those situations, those big games. So, when the big games came this time, we were comfortable in the settings. ... even on the road. We had been there before. That's why you saw a different team -- there was a comfort level.”
 Jerome Bettis - “You have to look at where he came from, undrafted, unlooked at, nobody really knew who he was. That's a very humbling experience, but I think he appreciates the opportunities he has because he didn't have them in college.”
 Gladys Bettis - “We donated it to a church and had it fixed up, but we don't know what happened to it. I didn't even know it caught on fire.”
 Jerome Bettis - “It'd be nice but it's not necessary. I started in so many, that's not critical. It wasn't on my Christmas list.”
 Jerome Bettis - “It's disappointing in a sense that the organization said last year they're going to take care of him, and it wasn't resolved. I think they could have gone through this process a little bit earlier. They didn't have to drag it this far.”
 Jerome Bettis - “I was frustrated. That shouldn't happen. I'm supposed to take care of the football. I was upset that it happened. My defense bailed me out. I can leave here with my head up high.”
 Jerome Bettis - “I was fortunate. I'm supposed to take care of the football. That's my job. I fumbled the football that's a no-no, that's something you can't do.”
 Jerome Bettis - “I was frustrated. That shouldn't happen. I'm supposed to take care of the football. I was upset that it happened. But my defense bailed me out and I can leave here with my head up high.”
 Jerome Bettis - “I was frustrated. That shouldn't happen, I'm supposed to take care of the football. I was upset that it happened. My defense bailed me out. I can leave here with my head up high.”
 Jerome Bettis - “I'm supposed to take care of the football. I was upset that it happened.”
 Jerome Bettis - “This is good for the team, ... It keeps team morale up. Whenever you get a player of his caliber signed, it shows the commitment the organization has to its players. I think it reinforces a positive message that if you go out there and perform on the field, we'll take care of you. I think that makes a very, very conducive environment for us to go out there and work.”
 Jerome Bettis - “I was impressed a little last year and I was really impressed in Week 1 of how well he was running inside. From that aspect, yeah, I knew he was capable of it, but to see him really, really pound it in there was fun to see.”
 Jerome Bettis - “That will be a tough situation, ... But it's not like we haven't dealt with bigger issues than that. That's why we have quality backups, because everybody is capable of playing well. That's what we need right now.”
 Jerome Bettis - “This is the calm before the storm. We've looked forward to getting back to practice. It's our haven, where we look to get away from everything.”
 Gladys Bettis - “We thought that when he was drafted that that was it, that was the top. But this is even better than that. We worked hard right behind him, and this is just icing on the cake.”
 Jerome Bettis - “It won't be difficult at all. The nature of this business is to call it as you see it. If you look at my track record in Pittsburgh, I've always told the truth. Honesty is the best policy. If a guy is not playing well, he knows it. I'm just telling the truth. As long as I call it like I see it I'll be fine.”
 Jerome Bettis - “We know we have the pieces in place, ... That's evident. You look at last year, with us being a game away. So we know that. The question going into this camp is can we create that same chemistry Can everybody play at that same level that we played last year Can we be that same football team In this business, that's the hardest thing to do.”
 Jerome Bettis - “In my book (he has), but guess what My book don't mean much, ... I don't know. That's why you have to defer to the big fella, who's supposed to make those decisions. I don't get paid to make those decisions.”
 Jerome Bettis - “I'm fifth all-time, and I fit in somewhere, ... It was like, wait a minute, I'm not just an ordinary guy. I've been able to do some extraordinary things in an ordinary body, but I'm not an ordinary guy.”
 Jerome Bettis - “After Ben got hurt, I told Charlie, 'When you give me the ball, look it all the way into my body,' ... 'Just look it into me. I'll do the rest.'”
 Jerome Bettis - “The body doesn't bounce back like it once did, ... The beating has taken its toll, so physically you don't feel as strong as you used to.”
 Jerome Bettis - “when my body started to come around. I said to myself, 'If my body doesn't come around, there's no way I can be out here.' I only play a certain way. At that point, I said to myself, 'If it doesn't come back, I have to walk away.' . . . It was the first time it took that long for his body to recover from a season. I don't know if it was the age or whatever, but it took a while. I think that was a message that, 'You're okay, but it's taking a little longer.'”
 Jerome Bettis - “We've played (in Detroit) a couple of times, so that's a benefit for me. Nothing the likes of this type of game, of course. But I don't think there's going to be any more pressure on me.”

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