"I really like this team," Ryan said. "I really like this team. I don't know if we're strong in this one area or that one area or special teams, whatever it is, but overall in my opinion this has the chance to be the best team I've had since I've been the coach here.
"And I say that because I think we understand complementary football
. Sometimes your offense is going to be rolling, sometimes you're going to ask your defense to – that old hockey term -- stand on their head. Certain challenges that teams present out there, I think we understand that. Our coaching staff, we’re all like this (close). Everybody understands it's all about winning, it's not about stats, it's not about anything else but trying to find a way to win, and I think our team understands that.