O'Sullivan: A backup again

J.T. O'Sullivan talks Tuesday about his demotion to backup quarterback with the 49ers.

Q: What's your reaction to the quarterback change?
Just disappointed.

Q: Were there any reasons given as to why there was a change?
Just what he said right there. My conversations were with Coach [Mike] Martz and Coach [Ted] Tollner. From that point, [I'm] just going to try to get into my role and be ready when and if the time comes.

Q: It must be frustrating to have a long NFL journey, then start eight games and have the spot taken out from under you?
Just that, disappointed. But understanding that the season's not over, my job might not be the same, and I'm going to prepare just like I'm going out there to play.

Q: Did you notice – did Mike [Martz] change the way he called the game once Shaun Hill got in?
I didn't. I don't know if I evaluated it like that.

Q: Would you look at the quarterback position as still fluid – that there's a chance that you might get back in and play this season?
I think every backup in the league thinks like that. You have to be ready to take advantage of an opportunity if it comes.

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