"I can't really say I want to do this or I want to do this; I just do what I'm supposed to do," he said. "What I can
tell you is that if everyone on our offense did the job that they were supposed
to do every time--not making an exceptional play every time, just the job that you're supposed
to do--we would blow
everyone out. What our offense is, and the talent that we have on our team, if we eliminated the penalties and the mistakes and simple things and just did your job, we would blow teams out. We're that good."
Portis, meanwhile, was telling Thompson about eliminating simple mistakes and penalties.
"If we do that, I think we have the opportunity to blow anybody out. If we do that, we have the opportunity to play with anybody in the NFL," Portis said.
"It's that simple. It's nothing coach can go and say 'Ahhhh, let's do this, let's do that.' At the end of the day, when we get on the field, a play gets called and it's got a chance of working....If everybody makes their assignments and [does] their assignments, we'll be fine. That's what it is."