Exhibition leftovers

LB Peterson wanted to beat somebody, and he did

What they were saying in the winning locker room following the 49ers' 14-10 exhibition victory over the Oakland Raiders:

Cornerback Mike Rumph: "It felt really good out there. I've been working on my hands all training camp and hopefully that work is finally paying off. I'm looking to the same thing (in the upcoming season). I just want to come in, be focused, contribute to the defense and try my hardest to get us off the field on third downs. I'm going to do whatever I can do to help this team."

Quarterback Tim Rattay: "Obviously, we (first-team offense) didn't do a great job. We needed to get in there and put points on the board on the first drive. We had a good drive; we just couldn't get any points on the board. We just have to go back, watch film, and see what we can do to get better. We're just going to keep working and go back and look at our mistakes so we can see what we need to improve on."

Linebacker Julian Peterson: "I kinda wanted to beat somebody (on his quarterback sack). It was a good rush and a good call by the coaches, but I really wanted to beat someone one-on-one. I just delayed the blitz a little bit. I timed it pretty well. I just waited for the motion to come around. Once the motion came, I just darted in and no one picked me up."

Offensive tackle Kwame Harris (On his improvement over last week): "Playing one game in the NFL. You are just going to get better and you hope to keep getting better from game to game. I came out here and worked hard with coach (Pat Morris) this week and he helped me out. He helped me get my head back on straight."

Linebacker Jamie Winborn: "It feels great to just get back out there in the mix. I thought we came out there and played hard. We followed our coaching and it led us to the win. I want to make it through the season healthy and hopefully help my team to a Super Bowl victory. We are playing with a lot of emotion and the guys are just stresssting to have a lot of fun out there. I would definitley say that we are playing with a high level of emotion."

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