He’ll be looking to do the same in his first official NFL road trip Sunday against the Ravens.
ClevelandBrowns.com caught up with Peppers as he wrapped up the week in Berea.
CB.com: There was a picture the Browns Twitter account posted of you fielding your first-ever NFL kickoff earlier this week. What was going through your head at the time and how did everything go in your first game?
Peppers: When they kicked the ball off, I was really hoping they wouldn’t kick it too deep so I could return it. That was initially what was going through my head. I was just reading the path of it so my blockers could make their sets off me. All in all, I think the game had a lot of learning experiences. We faced some adversity with the blocked punt for a touchdown. We battled back and we still had countless opportunities to win that game. We just got to tackle better and make plays when the ball is in the air. Other than that, we held them under 15 points, speaking from the defensive standpoint, and our offense put up 18 points. We tell them that’s all you’ve got to do. We’re going to make their job a lot easier. We understand DeShone (Kizer’s) a rookie, there’s going to be ups and downs. That’s why you have a defense to make him right or get him out of tough situations and make sure he has the shortest possible fields to work with. I think we all can pinpoint something we could have done better to win that game. That’s the National…
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