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DP: I like that you broke the news about Miles Austin's taking over your starting role. How bizarre was that entire situation?
PC: It wasn't bizarre. I was just shocked at first.
DP: It's one thing to be a team player, but come on: I want to start, right?
PC: Of course. I want the ball every play—first, second, third down. Fourth down. In the clutch, at the beginning.
DP: You're happy Miles is doing well, though.
PC: Oh, yeah. Very.
DP: Isn't there a part of you that says, I could have made that play?
PC: Every time he makes one.
DP: It's called competitive jealousy.
PC: It's not jealousy at all, because I'm happy for him. He's helping us win games. It's just competitive, period. My competitive juices [make me feel as if] I can make every pass Tony [Romo] can make, I can make every run Marion [Barber] can. That's just me. I think I can get back there and play DB like our safeties. [Laughs.] That's just me. I always tell myself that in the next year or two I'm going to start taking five- and seven-step drops so I can work on playing quarterback.