Ray McDonald: 'Justin [Smith] sets the tempo'
McDonald discusses how he capitalized on earning more playing time this season.
You know just -- light -- and better every day you know loves talk on smoke. You know resist a trying to give them each and every practice. Just the feed off each other. You know. There yeah I mean just -- the -- I mean we're -- with his work ethic. In the off season into a season. I mean the does like to follow someone like someone who just those things that -- toward. You know from the past it's four years though the situation player in you know they gave me a chance to -- when you start. You know when to take advantage of my opportunities you know I've never had is I would Tony went out and since -- been -- -- I just wanted to meet most of you know what did a -- so I'm just on the good office. I mean don't -- one and number seven reverence and literally. Generally do a -- are grown. You know just are growing up in my hometown minute you know that prepared me for you know these games mean. A solid and you really do back home on the is a great city great people but you know going into the small kid you look at the -- guys like you know Fred Taylor -- -- -- -- And my dad he was a -- fortunately for computers and you know one to fall behind them and you know hopefully more than makes in this film I did it. Yeah. I mean no -- quarterback so we have to do and I game. You know they spread around the ball around a good amount did great you know passes or Smart. So you know going to that we you know we have to really be on top of our games so. You know was one who we play from had a disagreement -- was definitely -- Bill -- -- You know no weakness of the table. There. Okay. -- through -- trying to kill me how to handle all days it's what you know Barrett 67 morning. Nine index and room to -- and and I mean it still feels like trying to kill me. The season is a little more laid back just forced Hamas -- Is still ground. You know those training -- sort deterrent of training camps in Lewis are you got to fight through. The monotony of getting up every -- doing the same thing over and over again so. You know -- trying to get better today and you know become team by his first day. Yeah. You know last year was -- it was. Learning curve for a lot of guys and knows this we just trying to do. They're used to run the same place so you know when you're out of football for compliments. -- you kind of forget you know which you have to do it. Training camp is a good time to bring it back to to the American memory banks and know you're focused on will need to focus. We know enough. I was trying to not let -- do -- -- a -- -- of the bay I mean just that in next whom. But do resume so I mean going to today we you know we just knew that no commitment to it. A full steam ahead on our on our DBs and you know what Kim -- in for almost four. -- It. You know I just I just just. Been a student of the game and it's just -- blocking schemes. Just not not not only does not knowing Omar some of annoying to Gaza Romney assignments. You know we note written in the game of these before you do you know locked into this one is certain play or. I can take just take this and so is this to -- also I mean probably yields big part of my game you know just being a student of the game and just understanding. Will -- by justice on the defense. And I really do not just one of you know he's on the Ramone Moore. But we'll go to locals you know. Maybe play and we just dismiss these past few years -- movement is. It was so -- he's. Who showed me how to be a professional and just out of your student of the game know how to train how to go and live right there by the yup yup. You know just you know whats easy you know game due -- wrist not be enough votes out of and I. You know stuff like that and just you know like I said earlier you know just it's on focusing on my technique in semester and there. --