Ravens vs. Redskins Halftime Transcript

QB Joe Flacco

(on the offense's performance) "It felt great to be out there. As an offense, everything felt really good. I was happy with the way our receivers and running backs were moving. Our line did a heck of a job for being their first time out there. I didn't have to do anything but sit in the pocket and make the throws. I think this was a pretty good first outing so far. We'll go back and look at the film and see what we have to clean up now.

(on rookie T Michael Oher) "I didn't feel any pressure. From what I hear from the guys on the sideline, he is doing a great job. He was nasty out there, which is what I like to see. If he keeps that up, we'll be fine.

S Dawan Landry

(on being on the field for the first time since his injury last year) "I feel really good. I was just so excited, being that this is my first real action since last year. It's just great to be back flying around."

(on the defense shutting out Washington's offense) "We came out and executed the calls that coach [Greg] Mattison called. We were flying around, just like we've been doing all camp, and it showed."

CB Domonique Foxworth

(on playing at game speed) "Obviously, game speed is a little faster than practice. It felt good being out there, and I actually wish I could have had a little more time. Really, it was a good first go-around and opportunity for me to show how excited I am to play on this Ravens defense."

WR Kelley Washington

(general) "We've been hitting each other in training camp and battling every day. Getting the chance to go up against another opponent and show all the work that we've done in camp, it was good to have all that translate over to a game situation."

(on his celebrations and energy after a catch) "We put in so much work that when you get out here in a game in front of the crowd, it spills out. I'm an emotional player. I let my emotions go. I like to please the crowd and get the team into it. They like what I do when I get up and show a first down. It's all about the excitement."

NT Kelly Gregg

(on playing for the first time in over a year) "It was a little nerve-racking, but it's really great to be back. I was just soaking everything up. There were a few butterflies, but it was a lot of fun to be out here pounding again with the guys."

(on shutting out Washington's offense) "I don't think we've skipped a beat. The goal is to always get off the field as fast as possible. It makes things that much better when you see your offense drive the ball and get first downs."

RB Ray Rice

(on finally playing a new opponent) "We finally got to hit a different color jersey. Just being at game speed against another team, trying to get a win, that's what's so exciting."

(on the first team moving the ball well) "I think it was all confidence. Washington has one of the best defenses in the league. Now, it's no knock on them, but we see the best defense every day in practice. It would be like a slap in the face to our defense if we didn't come out here and move the ball."

(on T Michael Oher) "He's ready to play. He's physical. He got out there and got a jump on people. He just needs to continue to get better each game."

(on QB Joe Flacco) "What I see from Joe is great leadership. He's doing what he's supposed to be doing. Having that poise and leadership is what Joe's always done. He looked good and had great command."

Offensive Coordinator Cam Cameron

(on QB Troy Smith's long drive) "The two-minute drive by Troy [Smith] and the guys we had out there was outstanding – just very well executed. Good for Troy."

(on moving the ball) "The three penalties in the first half hurt us. We can correct those. We held the ball and moved the ball early, but we have to score touchdowns, not field goals. Ball security was very good, and we've worked hard on that."

Defensive Coordinator Greg Mattison

(general statements) "It's great to see the offense get us the lead. It's always easier to play defense when we have that.

"The turnover at the end of the second quarter was big, and our offense took it right down the field for the touchdown. Before that, we were sound. We need more pressure on the quarterbacks, specifically in passing situations."

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