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NFL SPOTLIGHT / WEEK 2

In Quotes

September 11, 2000

"I'm physically and emotionally exhausted. If you win a game like this, the aches and pains are better. When you lose, they're twice as bad."

BRETT FAVRE

Green Bay quarterback, after 27-18 loss to Buffalo dropped Packers to 0-2 for first time since 1992.

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"I'll take it to my grave--that I won the first game in Paul Brown Stadium."

CHRIS PALMER

Cleveland coach, after 24-7 victory over Cincinnati.

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"They came at me every which way they could. This is the worst I've ever played in my 12-year career."

DEION SANDERS

Washington cornerback, after numerous Detroit completions to his side and several bad plays in 15-10 loss.

ETC.

With his 168 yards receiving Sunday, Minnesota's Cris Carter has 10,455 total yards in 11 seasons with the Vikings, breaking Darrin Nelson's team record of 10,365. . . . Indianapolis' Marvin Harrison, playing despite a sore shoulder, caught 10 passes for 141 yards. It was his 62nd consecutive game with at least one reception, tying him with Jessie Hester for second behind Marshall Faulk's club-record 77 consecutive games. . . . Dallas' Emmitt Smith, who needed eight yards to become the third player in history to rush for 14,000 yards, reached the milestone on his second carry of Cowboys' 32-31 loss to the Arizona Cardinals and finished with 59 yards in 16 carries. . . . Brett Favre threw two touchdown passes in the Green Bay Packers' 27-18 loss to Buffalo to move ahead of former Bill quarterback Jim Kelly for 13th in NFL history with 238 career touchdown passes.

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