"I don't know. Anytime you play for somebody who says they don't want you to go out there and embarrass yourself, obviously, you're not going to feel good about it. At the same time, that's his evaluation of me. Maybe I need to change his mind or whatever. And maybe I won't get the opportunity to. I can't worry about the words or the exact definition of what he's trying to say. You never really know unless I get a chance to get out there - maybe I won't embarrass myself, who knows?
"He called me up yesterday and wanted to clarify what he meant by it. Those were his words he used and how he wanted to describe it.''
"I think anybody who plays in this league is ready to go out there and play,'' he said. "You prepare and try to put yourself in a position that if you're called upon to play, you're going to go out there and play and not say, hey, I'm going to embarrass myself.
"I didn't read the article but I heard what it said. That's fine, he's entitled to his opinion. If he thinks I embarrass myself when I go out there then that's what he believes. Ultimately, he's the offensive coordinator right now.''