Monday Thoughts, Tuesday Edition: Pitt

vt_fb_logan_thomas_2013_12Every once in a while, whether intentional or not, players make comments that give you a peek behind the curtain.

Weekly press conferences, interviews, and post-game commentary can be a grind. Most of it’s incredibly formulaic, with banal questions asked to produce quotes that break up the monotony of paragraphs of factual narrative.

Reporters ask questions like, “Ladennifer Jadaniston, tell us about your interception of Benedict Cumberbatch.”

And Jadaniston answers with things like, “I was just trying to make a play and help my team.” Then he’ll add something about “working hard.”  (Players never want to leave out the part about “working hard.”)