"You know, it may have taken me a whole year to learn the thing, but I am confident that I finally know it," said Gilyard. "Some said I didn't have the awareness to handle the NFL, but that is not the case. I am a very aware player and person, and I think that you will see that on the field next season." Gilyard also explained that he is mentally exhausted from learning all the plays. Gilyard concluded the conference with, "I am just really happy that I won't have go through that whole process again next season."