Inside Week 3’s Locker Room Victory Speeches
In an NFL where wins are everything, there is little more joyous than a team gathering in a locker room to celebrate victory. Some coaches and speeches are more lively than others but we believe viewing them all underscores the brotherhood that is a football team. This week was especially celebratory with multiple head coaches getting their first NFL win, starting with Bill Belichick’s former defensive coordinator…
Note: The speeches below are the ones made public by team sites. We will add more when and if they become available.
Lions 26 Patriots 10
Matt Patricia with his first win as Lions head coach + plus the sweet taste of beating his former employer = an incredibly raucous locker room.
Keep working. Keep diggin’ in.
— Detroit Lions (@Lions) September 24, 2018
Bears 16 Cardinals 14
The Bears turned their locker room into a club. Can’t get much better than that.
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) September 24, 2018
Titans 9 Jaguars 6
There is nothing like the joyful faces of players being told they get an extra day off.
— Tennessee Titans (@Titans) September 24, 2018
Chiefs 38 49ers 27
Andy Reid isn’t dancing yet over the 3-0 Chiefs, but you know he wants to.
Took care of business.
How ’bout those CHIEEEEEFS⁉️ pic.twitter.com/LnDBrLr5SD
— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) September 23, 2018
Dolphins 28 Raiders 20
Short and sweet from Ryan Tannehill.
— Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) September 23, 2018
Bills 27 Vikings 6
Sean McDermott was stoic as he relished the moment. “You earned this thing,” he told his empowered team.
“You men earned this thing. By hanging together and putting in the work.”
— Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) September 23, 2018
Ravens 27 Broncos 14
John Harbuagh’s team gave him the best birthday present an NFL head coach could ask for: a win.
Squad sang happy birthday to Coach postgame 🎁 pic.twitter.com/PhsLtn9Gd8
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) September 23, 2018
Giants 27 Texans 22
Pat Shurmer gets his first win as Giants head coach. Nice gesture by Eli Manning to give him the game ball.
Always a team effort! #GiantsPride
— New York Giants (@Giants) September 23, 2018