"You take for granted what happens in football in a lot of cases. I missed those minicamps. It's the little stuff. Normally, in the offseason, I'm watching football and watching tape but I came to the realization that there is no guarantee that I was going to be on anybody's football team. I started doing other things in my life. I didn't study any tape the whole offseason. I feel like I've put myself in a catchup mode right now." -- Oakland safety Antony Dorsett
August 9, 2003
"That's a misperception, that we are disappointed with Derrick Gibson. He got injured last season and Anthony Dorsett took over, but we are totally expecting Derrick Gibson to take the position and fight like hell to make it his."--Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan.
May 3, 2003