Herman Edwards stands behind Vinny

If we are going to go to the playoffs, we are going to go with Vinny at quarterback

Q)What are your thoughts on the play of Vinny Testaverde?

Edwards: If we are going to go to the playoffs, we are going to go with Vinny at quarterback

Q)Does he have to make the playoffs to remain at quarterback next year?

Edwards: I'm not thinking about that right now. That evaluation period will take place when the season ends.

Q)Is he making the right decisions?

Edwards: There might be an overthrow, or a guys might now run the right route, or a guy might not catch the ball. Sometimes there is pressure and you have to throw it a little quicker than you want to.

Q)How is he dealing with all the criticism he's taking?

Edwards: I told Vinny this when I first took the job, there are two things you can always remember - I get the blame before you and then you get the blame. That is part of being the quarterback, and that is part of being the head coach. He knows that. He's been in the league forever.

Q)How is his accuracy?

 Edwards: He's done a pretty good job.


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