Receiver Quotes by Chris Hogan, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Steve Largent, Davante Adams, Ron Jaworski, Barbara W. Winder and many others.
Love beautifies the giver and elevates the receiver.
is, if not the best receiver in the league, one of the best.
I can be a receiver, a cornerback, a safety
and quarterback-I can play everything
It would have been a lot
as a receiver to play.
out, played receiver, I’ve been a fullback, I’ve been in-line.
Remember, a receiver can motion
wherever he wants
to on the field
, you can’t get your
hands on the guy and there is a lot of room. When you are a corner
, you are playing to the boundary
, which is your friend
Everything that I’ve done
in my life is
always I wanted
to be the best in everything I do. I want to be the best husband
, the best dad
, the best receiver.
I was a quarterback in pee-wee football. I always wanted to be quarterback. They’re the leaders
, they make
. It didn’t work
out because I didn’t have the arm
. I also
played wide receiver my senior
year in high school
Seahawks wide receivers have been called pedestrian
, they’ve been called no-namers, but they always come up
with the big
I think I am capable
of doing what any other elite
receiver is capable of doing.
The person who is in tune
with the Universe becomes
like a radio receiver, through which the voice
of the Universe is transmitted.
Receiver is an art – there is not one way
to do it.
I got hands just like a wide receiver.
Obviously, as a receiver, you want to go out there and make plays
for your team
I’ll make changes
at receiver before
I make a change at the quarterback.
serves as a transmitter and receiver from person to person and from servant
There’s nothing to fear
but a wide receiver who can run a 100-yard dash
in under 10 seconds
If you go off the Senior Bowl, that’s basically
what I can do. I played H-back, I played fullback, I played tight end, I played slot receiver, I ran routes
, I caught
some balls, blocked
, just doing that stuff
If I was going to play offense
, I’d love to play running back. In high school
I played quarterback and wide receiver, but I wouldn’t mind running over some folks
I love the physical part of the game. But I wanted to be a receiver, not just a big guy
As a junior
in high school, I had some injury problems
with my arm and shoulder
from baseball, so I didn’t play quarterback as a junior. I played a little wide receiver, linebacker, and safety.
of a rabbi
or a pastor
sort of like the role of a quarterback who throws
the ball a little bit ahead of the receiver – that is you want to make people run just a bit to catch up to the message that you offer
I’m the best corner in the game. When you try me
with a sorry
receiver like Crabtree, that is the result
you are going to get. Don’t you ever talk
That receiver was as wide open
as Annabel Chong.
I try to get in people’s heads
. My job is to get the ball, so if I’m talking trash
to an O-lineman or quarterback or receiver, and they start
thinking about me, that’s good, because they aren’t thinking about the game anymore
I think that’s when a good receiver becomes a great receiver. If you know what’s going on with the defense
, you play faster
. If you don’t know what’s going on, your timing
will be off and you’re not going to make plays.
If I could coach LeBron James
for one year, I could make him an All-Pro wide receiver.
wanted to play receiver more.
I didn’t run the ball very much
. I sat out most of the time and played a little slot receiver, a little tight end, a little fullback but that’s pretty much about it.
that Jimmy Graham passes
as a wide receiver. Because at the end of the day, if he passes as a wide receiver, that’s better for the rest of the tight ends. He will have opened
up a door
, a pathway
for the rest of the group
I’m not trying to be the highest-paid receiver in the National
Football League. I’ve never received
that, and that’s not ever going to happen
. So I’m fine
with what I have, I make good money
, and I’m happy
out where you are
on the field. If you’re past
15 or so yards
, the ball is going down the field. When you’re in great position, you’re able
to control the receiver.
What I do in long jump
and field, it definitely correlates with what I do as a receiver. With being fast
and being explosive
and putting my foot
down. It’s the same mechanics
that I use in football and track.
The wide receiver position is such a complex
You wouldn’t do something for a receiver to catch the ball if the quarterback couldn’t throw it.
I’d be the first
you that stats lie
and at receiver more than any other position, stats lie.
As a receiver, you want to run through contact
. That’s the biggest coaching
point that most coaches give them. You’re going to get grabbed and you’re going to get into adverse situations
. But if you run through contact and do not confuse
the quarterback, more than likely
you’re going to get the football.
When I can 10 or 11, my mom
was the one out there catching passes for me. She was my prime
I just wanted to prove that I can play wide receiver at a high level
There’s not a lot of time to have conversations
on the field during the game. That’s where the trust and the practice
comes into play, through practice, through off-site throwing
sessions; that’s where you build
that trust and build that cohesion
with a wide receiver.
I think each guy, whether you’re an offensive
lineman, receiver, running back, you’re focused
on your job.
I think one thing
as far as my learning curve
and what I’m learning – there is a time to take a sack
, and then there is also a time to try to find a way to maybe throw the ball at a receiver’s feet
Every guy has different strengths
in the NFL. Receivers are different, running backs are different, but they all have that one thing that they do thats special: that thing that keeps
them on the roster every year.
I was quitting
вЂ¦As I was taking those steps I was saying
, вЂSomebody please stop
me.вЂ™ Lionel Taylor
, our receivers coach, said, вЂHold
up a minute
,вЂ™ and he sat down in the car
and we talked
. I donвЂ™t know what we talked about but I was glad
we talked because I went back. And thatвЂ™s when it started
Ask a receiver, can we take his gloves
off because he’s catching the ball too
well? Nobody is going to be overly
happy about that.
Especially if you’re a good receiver, nobody
plays at all-the-way 100 percent
As a quarterback your job is to drop
back and give it to the open receiver, let them run. Obviously, there are times when you get some pressure
and you have to make decisions
up in the pocket
time for your receivers and deliver
Just because you’re drafted
, No. 1, doesn’t mean
you’re going to make a team and, No. 2, it doesn’t mean you’re going to be around
a long time
. Especially at receiver, where there are only five and the last
two have to play a lot of special teams
or they’re gone
I feel like I’m a fan
who’s actually in the business
, too. So it’d be like saying like, вЂYeah
, I love the NFL,вЂ™ and then, вЂYeah, I’m also a wide receiver.вЂ™
There’s a lot to it, but the bottom
line as a receiver is to run the right route, get open and make plays.
I didn’t play receiver my whole
life. I played running back, and I liked
a bunch of running backs coming
up, but I never tried
I love competition
, but my approach
to the game was to never make it personal
. It was business. It was what I did, so it didn’t matter who the opposing
team was, or who the receiver was. I approached it as business and I never let myself get outside
For every giver there must be a receiver, and for every receiver there must be a giver.
So long as we are receivers of mercy, we must be givers
My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe
If the quarterback throws the ball in the endzone and the wide receiver catches it, it’s a touchdown
a good receiver and that will take pressure off your quarterback.
Cathode-ray tubes are the most important items
in a television receiver.
To me, when you got a 20-year-old running back or 21-year-old receiver that’s just coming out
of college and you’re out working
these guys, age
really don’t matter. So it’s easy
for me to see what it is. People say it’s all about age, but to me, it’s mind over matter.
You need to understand
the receiver and the offense you’re facing
. Know his tendencies
and what routes he runs
out of what formations. This will help
you understand the concepts
of what the receiver is going to give you on a given play, and make you that much better defending
I played a lot of football when I was younger
. I’m a good receiver, actually.
If you want someone to pay
you – the highest paid receiver in the history
of the game – damn
act like it.
, you know, coming from Philadelphia
, the image they put out of me, I think I had three
years to go out there and prove to everybody that no, he’s not that type
of guy. He’s a team guy. He loves to obviously
get the ball – what receiver do you know
, or do you want, on your team that don’t want to get the ball?
I want to go down as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, receiver of my era.
Being able to block
as a receiver, that was something I tried to make a point to the other receivers at Stanford
, that you have to take that to a huge
level of importance
I didn’t always know, but I always wanted to. I always wanted to be the very best receiver the Cowboys
ever had. That was my goal coming in as a rookie
and my goal throughout
: being the best
they ever had, going up in the Ring of Honor.
I feel like I am the best receiver in the league.
I played a little football when I was really young
, but I didn’t start until
my junior year
. My cousin
, who was a big influence
in my athletic
career over time, said you should go out for receiver. I said let’s give it a shot
. I went out and played a little and caught a couple
balls over a couple dudes
Dez Bryant isn’t a quarterback. He’s not a leader
. He’s a talented, high-maintenance wide receiver.
There will always be hard times
. Use adversity
. In high school, I wanted to play quarterback but couldn’t until I was a senior. I played wide receiver instead, and this ultimately helped
me because I learned
more about the game.
I played quarterback, safety and receiver.
I feel like whatever team drafts
me I’d fit into because they’re going to get the best receiver in the draft
of if they really need a receiver early or not, the way I’m going to come in and work, they’re going to get the guy they hoped
they drafted and be excited about it.
Every receiver should feel that he’s the best. It’s all about confidence
We know about the Detroit
offense with Calvin Johnson, the best receiver in the game. If this defense continues to play at this pace, they may have something to say about the NFC North
The thing with diva receivers is, they’re productive
. It’s not like they’re the third-string receiver who catches 40 balls for 612 yards a year.
In certain systems
, receivers are just an X receiver or a Z receiver, and they just have to learn
this route on this play.
I want to be the best with the ball in my hands as a receiver – or as a player, period
. And I think when I get the ball, my game changes. I don’t know what it is, I just shift gears
Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness
that you talk about translates into competitiveness
I would love to play for Leonard Hamilton
and follow in the footsteps
of my father at Florida State
, where he played wide receiver and after a great career as a Seminole was drafted into the NFL.
I’m a physical receiver, yet I can run and move like someone who is 5-8 or 5-9.
both the receiver and the giver.
I like using
one QB. If we have two that are relatively equal
, then we can’t afford
to have one on the bench
. They need to be on the field at running back, receiver or defensive back. I’m not going to waste
an athlete on the sidelines
Nature is good, but intellect
is better, as the law-giver is before the law-receiver.
I love when people think I’m not a good receiver.
Jimmy Graham over in New Orleans
started a whole new type of position almost
to where he was trying to get paid like a wide receiver. He was split out more than 50 percent of the time.
I think I’m the best receiver in the NFL. I do.