Halftime quotes from the Hall of Fame Game

OG David DeCastro

On how the offense did in the first half:
"We're a work in progress. I think we did some good things on the second drive and we got the ball moving. We didn't get it started on the first three-and-out but it happens sometimes. There's more than just one drive to a game, so it's a good test to overcome a little adversity."


The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Minnesota Vikings to kick off the 2015 preseason in the NFL/Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.

On how much confidence he has in QB Landry Jones and what he likes in him:**
"Landry's (Jones) been looking awesome and really improved this camp. He's been looking really good and getting a lot of reps. He's making the most of it which is what you want to see from a guy."

On what it means to see a Steeler get in the Hall of Fame and be a part of this game:
"Especially Jerome (Bettis), obviously what he's done and his storied career. It's awesome to be here and be a part of this game. And to see him with a big smile on his face we're just trying to get the W for him."

LB Lawrence Timmons

On what it's like facing a different offense after being in training camp:
"It's just great to hit an opposite color jersey. Just to see what the young guys can do right now, we're just having fun."

On how the defense performed in the first half:
"I felt like we're setting a tone of being a physical defense. That's what we want to see, see how the night goes and just have fun."

On what it means to be a part of the Hall of Fame Game during Jerome Bettis' enshrinement:
"It's just beautiful to be a part of it. That's part of the NFL history, being a Hall of Famer is awesome and I feel that we can share that with him. We all know what he did in his career and it's an awesome thing."

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