"Yeah the game ball was special," he said. "…It just goes to show you, you know, it’s not only a football team, you know, it’s a family. It’s something we’ve been building here for a long time, and I’m just excited to see, you know, whenever you got a guy … going through the situation I was going through, and those guys, you know, having my back and just keeping me lifted. You know, it made me excited.
"I felt a lot of support, you know. They kept me happy. They refused to let me … get myself down, you know. I felt peaceful for the most part. It’s normal, you know, it’s my dad, you know. Somebody, you know, that I extremely love, you know, that’s no longer here. …
"The great support cast that I have around me, like I said, is just amazing."
Bryant said Sunday was difficult, and "if we didn’t have this type of vibe in this locker room, I don’t think I could have played in that game, just to be honest, you know. These guys are amazing."