Q) How do you feel physically?
Testaverde: I feel good. Coach Edwards has taken care of me, letting me
practice once a day. My body feels good. My arm feels fresh. I think the
injury to the thumb was a blessing in disguise, allowing me to get extra rest.
Q) How much more comfortable are you guys in the offense this year?
Testaverde: I think the players are really feeling confident. Coach Hackett
has done a great job of teaching this offense. He feels it's the little
things that make the big difference. Guys are responding in a positive way to
Q) This is your 16th NFL training camp. Does it get any easier?
Testaverde: Most of the time when you do things over and over they get easier. But with training camp it definitely gets harder the older you get.
Q) How is the offensive line shaping up?
Testaverde: Yeah, everybody has been concerned about the o-line, with the young guys and the inexperience we have. But those guys played very well the other night against a very good football team and a very good defensive line. I think their confidence is up. We're off to a good start.
Q) How did the thumb injury affect you? Did it slow you down?
Testaverde: I don't think it slowed me down. The coaches were very smart and only had me practicing once a day. The thing that really aggravates it is taking snaps, because of the pounding of the ball. But I've been getting plenty of treatment and rest.