John Crist: Everybody talks about the speed of the game from college to the pros. Did you see a difference in the speed of the game from preseason to the regular season?
Al Afalava: Oh, yeah. I did. It was a lot faster than college or the preseason. The vets told me it's going to be a little faster than preseason, and it was.
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