DeForest Buckner: "We lost the turnover battle."

an Francisco 49ers defensive end DeForest Buckner (99) during the third quarter against the Detroit Lions Sept 16.Photo: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

49ers DL DeForest Buckner Postgame Quotes – October 7, 2018, San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals

How do you feel about the game after that first Arizona offensive possession?

“We shut the run game down. We got pressure on the quarterback. We’ve just got to create turnovers. That’s what we lost, we lost the turnover battle. That’s how Arizona ended up winning.”

Do you feel like you got a little more pressure on Arizona Cardinals QB Josh Rosen as the game went on?

“Yeah, I feel like we were getting some pretty good pressure. The sack count wasn’t there, but I feel like the pressure was there and we were forcing him to make bad throws.”

What does it say about this defense that after that 75-yard touchdown by Arizona you guys were able to come back and hold the Cardinals under wraps here?

“It says a lot. We found out what the problem was on that play, and we moved on and shut it down. Guys continued to play the game we know we can play. It shows a lot to the guys on the sideline, not pointing any fingers and figuring out the problem and solving it.”

Is there anything you can take away positively about holding Arizona Cardinals RB David Johnson to what you held him to?

“It’s hard to run it against us. Like I was saying, as a defense, we’ve got to figure out how to create more turnovers.”

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