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Quotes to Know: The most important soundbites after Browns loss to Falcons

Many words were said at the podium and inside the Browns locker room after Thursday's 24-13 loss to the Falcons.

Here were the ones that stood out the most.

"He was smart. He is able to take care of his team. What I mean by that is get on the ground. You have to be out there playing, not standing next to me. I think he's gotten that message and he's handled that right. There are certain times we'll do certain things with him, but we're going to let him play quarterback. I think this guy is growing, I think we see it and I think he'll continue to get better." -- Browns coach Hue Jackson, talking about Robert Griffin III

"The hard thing is nowadays people don't like going through the process to get to where you want to be. I know a lot of people that want to be rich right away but it doesn't work that way. It's a process to get to that. We're in the same situation right now. We're gradually building. We're coming together a lot as an offense." -- Browns WR Terrelle Pryor

"You can see the vibe on the sideline whenever TP makes a play. Everybody is excited for him because they know how hard of a transition it's been for him." -- Griffin, talking about Pryor

The Browns played the Falcons at FirstEnergy Stadium for the second game of the preseason.

"You need to have the mentality that you are going to make the play. You've got to make the play. The 10 other guys are tired, too. If you have the mentality you are going to make every play, our defense will be the defense that we want to be." -- Browns DL Danny Shelton

"He has been tremendous for us. A young guy like that can get to the quarterback. He is a big guy that can move. That's a good thing to have. I am very blessed to be able to play with him. He is doing a good job." -- Browns LB Christian Kirksey, talking about rookie DL Carl Nassib

"I don't really care about stats. I just want to win games and help my team more next time." -- Nassib

"Pretty emotional game. I was happy it was a preseason game so that I could ease into it. Coming back here to a place where I played 101 games and to not be on the Browns sideline was such a weird feeling. I showed up early to say hi to a few people from around the building. The Browns are really a first-class program." -- former Browns center Alex Mack

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