“You work on your diet. You work on your exercise. You work on yourself to get ready to play this game at this age and for this many years. You find ways to do it.” — Ben, speaking to the media after practice.

Big Ben ready for the media! Photo: Brooke Pryor (via Twitter)

“My arm feels a lot fresher. This time last year I threw thousands of footballs trying to get ready. Today was the first time I threw a football since minicamp besides my son in the backyard. It feels more normal of an offseason. My arm feels really good.”

Photo: Charles Palla

You can watch Ben’s full press conference right here.