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Ramses Barden, 10.01.12

Q: If you could do it all over again, how would you play the final play differently?
A: Maybe do something different at the line of scrimmage. Maybe try to hold him inside longer, but once you're 20 yards down field... If he's ahead of you or he's got inside position and the ball is kind of tracking him more than me, then I've got to find a way to not let him get it. So something on the front end maybe, but after that's it's he can't come down with the ball. So I'm not ashamed about that at all.

Q: Would he have intercepted the ball if you didn't get involved?
A: That's what I have to assume, you have to. I can't just let him go and hope he doesn't. He's a talented guy. He's one of the best corners in the league. Arguably the best, so you've got to assume somebody has a fair track to a ball that he's going to come down with it, so I can't let that happen. I thought it was clean enough to maybe not call it, but I respect the call. What's done is done.

Q: How were your emotions after Lawrence's kick?
A: You wait till the end of the kick. I wish we didn't have to put him in that position, but Lawrence is a hell of a kicker. He had a tremendous week last week and we tried to set him up with a game winner, but it wasn't fair to him to ask him to kick it that far.