On the play of LB Lofa Tatupu:
"He's great. He's doing a great job. [Head coach Mike Holmgren] could use him at fullback if he wants. [Tatupu] did a nice job today."
On the weather conditions and its impact on the field:
"Obviously the footwork was tough. The field is very soft, and it looked like it was newly laid sod. I would say the footing was tough, but [I've] seen worse. It looked sloppy. It wasn't necessarily that cold or that wet, but it was muddy; especially in the middle of the field, the paint got on the ball pretty good, got on your hands pretty good. But I'm happy with how we handled it. We had a backup Center [Chris Spencer] in there who has not taken many snaps at all at center. We didn't fumble any of those exchanges, which is nice. I thought for the most part our ball handling was good, and to limit the turnovers like we did on a day like today. I know we had a couple, but I'm actually happy with how that went down."
On the offensive rhythm in the first half:
"Field position was huge. I think that's probably the biggest thing, when you have to go short field as an offense it's just night and day, it's just so much easier. We've had games this year where we've started backed up a lot, and it's tough, it's just tough to do. And to ask your defense to play on a short field is equally tough. So field position was huge. Obviously the turnovers that we did get and the return yardage was big, and we found a way to get it in the endzone."
On his nerves while watching the defense attempt to make a final stand and preserve the win:
"It's tough. I probably was more nervous seeing [RB] Brian Westbrook out there returning the punt. He's just a great player. I'm just real excited for him, the kind of career that he's having, coming into this league the way he did, out of Villanova, he's just one of the great players in the game, and as soon as he caught the ball I think everyone said, '[Gasping] This is dangerous.' And he was dangerous, and it was a great play by [LB] Kevin Bentley and [P Ryan] Plackemeier to get [Westbrook] out of bounds, and then our defense really did the rest."
On winning back-to-back road games:
"It's always tough. We knew that it was going to be tough coming into this stadium and playing well against these guys. As you look around the league, and for me as I prepare to go into games, this is a great coaching staff that they have here in Philadelphia, not only with their head coach [Andy Reid], but their defensive coordinator [Jim Johnson]. I've gotten a chance to spend some time with even some of their position coaches. These guys know what they're doing, and they're tough to prepare for, and they've got a lot of pride on their team, as well, and great leadership. Whenever [FS] Brian Dawkins is on the field, it's tough. It was a tough game for our team. We were as focused on this game as any game we've been in, and we knew that it was going to be a tough game, and it was. And their record didn't feel like whatever they are, 5-7 maybe; it didn't feel like we were playing a 5-7 team."
On the momentum this team has as a result of its four-game win streak:
"Obviously every time you win a game, [head coach] Mike Holmgren just gave us a victory Monday, 'See you Wednesday.' Everyone's feeling good. Everyone will come in anyway, Monday and Tuesday, get workouts in, lift, [get] treatment, watch film, just like we would if we had lost. But it's different knowing that you can do it on your own time, and just a good feeling when you win."
On the effectiveness of the running game, using multiple running backs:
"It was fine. That's what most people do. In Seattle, we're one of the teams that feature one guy, [RB Shaun Alexander], for a long time, and he's been very, very healthy, except for last year and this year. Then we've been forced to use a committee. We've got talented [running] backs. They all are very, very different. [FB] Leonard [Weaver] is very, very different; Mo [RB Maurice Morris] is different. Obviously Shaun [Alexander] is different. So, we've just got to keep doing it, keep using everybody and keep playing to each guy's strengths."
On what it meant to the offense to watch the defense's goal-line stand to end the first half:
"Huge, absolutely huge. Awesome by our defense, two weeks in a row. You have different coaches growing up, and the best term I've ever heard was, 'It's like a fist fight in a phone booth.' And that's really what it was. Those guys up-front, the [DT] Craig Terrill's and the [DT Brandon] Mebane's and those guys did a great job. And our linebackers, obviously, our safeties are physical guys; huge, huge stand for us."
On the state of the team at this point in the season:
"Well, part of it has been injury. We lost both our starting receivers, our starting tight end, our starting tailback, our starting fullback; it's not normal. So I think we're getting back healthy. We also were able to weather the storm that way. Guys have stepped up; [FB] Leonard Weaver has stepped up for one of our all-time greats, [FB] Mack Strong, and he's playing great football. He's really improved each and every week. I think Mo [RB Maurice Morris] has played well. [TE] Will Heller has stepped up and played huge when [TE] Marcus Pollard was out. Guys have risen to the occasion. There's still room to grow, and hopefully we can win some games that aren't so close."
On the similarities to the 2005 season when the team made it to the Super Bowl:
"That was a special year. Everything was going well for us. It was almost too easy. I don't know if I was ever in the training room one time after week one. That season, I think we won that game [against Philadelphia] 42-0, [and] I barely played in the second half. To me, that season felt like what's going on in Dallas right now, what's going on in New England right now: things were just real easy. That's not the norm; you don't normally get all the bounces going your way like that, and we did. This year's been a little tougher; not to say that we can't reach our goals, but we've had to fight for stuff, we've had injuries, we've had to overcome some [challenges]. We had two games this year that we easily should have won, and we didn't. We didn't execute the way we needed to at the end, and gave two games away. That's just the situation that we're in, and fortunately for us we're still in the hunt."
On what he's learned about this team after the last two wins:
"I think it's important for us to play well on the road, on the East Coast, [in] that early game. That's not something that we've done well here for whatever reason, and that's something that's important. The last two games we played, in pretty much that same situation, in the early game, and we've come out with wins; that is kind of new for us."