On his relationship with Packers quarterback Brett Favre:
"I got a chance to know Brett when I was in high school, in my junior year going in to my senior year over summer. He was training in Hattiesburg (Mississippi) and a guy by the name of Kevin was training both of us. Once he [Brett Favre]got finished I was on my way in and I got a chance to meet him and see him up close. He gave me a lot of words of encouragement before I got ready to head off to college. He's just a tremendous guy. To start as many games as he's started in his career and throw as many touchdowns as he has, I have the utmost respect for him."
On winning the NFC Offensive Player of the Week award:
"Honestly, I didn't even know I got it until you all told me awhile ago. I'm thankful to God, I'm honored, but at the same time I have to put it behind me and move on to the next game. That's one thing about the NFL. You have to put games behind you quickly and move on to the next one because all of them are tough."
On the health of the wide receivers:
"I feel like they're coming along very well. Keenan McCardell (WR, #80) is a guy who's been around for a while. He's been in this offense in San Diego and a couple of other places, so for him to come in and do what he did last week was a tremendous confidence builder, just knowing if someone goes down we still have some veteran guys there that can still step it up and make plays. With Randle El (Antwaan, WR, #82) out right now, and Santana's (Moss, WR, #89) back, so at least we're working a little bit to get everyone back at the same time."
On other meetings with Brett Favre after high school:
"I didn't get a chance to see him as much as I would have liked once I got to college. I was at Auburn so it was hard to make it back on the weekends and he was playing in the NFL. This will be my first time I'll have the opportunity to speak to him in quite some time. My dad is teaching his little daughter down in school in Mississippi. He tells me she's a nice little girl."
On trying to go to Brett Favre's house over the summer:
"I don't like imposing on people's privacy, but I just felt like I wanted to go down to speak to him. I hadn't had the opportunity to talk to him in a while. He has a call box outside and I tried to get in touch with him. Unfortunately, he wasn't there. At the same time, I didn't want him to think I was intruding on his privacy."
On if it is special to be able to play at Lambeau field:
"Yeah, it's a privilege to have to the opportunity to play there. It's a historic stadium over the years. A lot of great players have come through there. Basically, it's the house that Brett (Favre, QB, #4) built. A lot of greats have come through there. Definitely, guys are excited about having the opportunity to play there for the first time."
On how much winning NFC Offensive Player of the Week means:
"It means a lot, but at the same time, the reason I got it was because of my teammates around me, the offensive line and my receivers made outstanding plays. I had great blocking. Carlos (Rogers, CB, #22) had an opportunity to get his first touchdown in three years and Smoot (Fred, CB, #27), we're still working on him."
On Casey Rabach (OL, #61):
"Anytime you see a quarterback or running back have success it always starts up front. The big guys are on top of their game and they're doing everything they can to allow us to make plays. Casey is the center of that. Because he is the center he points out all kinds of defense to the rest of the offensive line. The guys are building chemistry together and that's the biggest thing."
On Mike Sellers (FB, #45):
"The one thing that he does, he's been very supportive. Even when we're in the huddle he says, ?I make sure that I'm protecting you before I get out in the flats or get out where I need to be. First things first I want to protect you and make sure you're alright.' You hear guys say things like that and it gives you all the confidence that they believe in you and believe in what you can do to help the team. He's just been a great supporter. His time has come. He's making a lot of plays and rightfully so. He deserves it."
On where he is in this stage of his career compared to where Brett Favre (Packers QB, #4) is in his:
"Many years. Brett, where he's at in his career, is every quarterback's dream. Everything he's gone through. The way he plays the game is very exciting. He goes out and plays it as hard as he can play it. He doesn't look back. If he makes a mistake he doesn't look back, he just moves on to the next one. That's where I'm at right now in my career. Anytime you make a mistake you try to move on to the next play and continue to keep playing because another play in the third or fourth quarter may win the game. If you're humbling on the plays that happened to you in the past, you won't be able to move on."
On Dallas' game at the Bills Monday night:
"They won. It's a tough loss for Buffalo. At the same time, they're undefeated. One thing we have to do, we just have to worry about the things we do. We can't worry about what other teams are doing. We just have to worry about getting ourselves prepared to play."
On his dad teaching Brett Favre's daughter:
"Yeah, he's just a sub. He goes in and substitutes at a local high school back at home. Brett Favre's daughter is in one of those classes. He just said how nice she is and that she came up and introduced herself. He just said she's a really nice girl."
On how two guys from small towns in Mississippi are now starting quarterbacks in the NFL:
"You have nothing else to do but sit outside and throw a football at trees. That's how you work on your accuracy, knocking loose bark off of trees. It's a dream. Also, you throw McNair (Steve, Baltimore Ravens Quarterback) in there. All us of are from the same area and all three of us are starting in the NFL. It's hard to even think of. To come from a small town in Mississippi and to be where we are at today is a blessing."
On the personalities of the team:
"We have a wild group of guys. It's a lot of different characters going on. So, you try to put all of us together it's like trying to put together it's like bringing a whole bunch of first graders together trying to get ready to play football."