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SATURDAY MORNING ONE-LINERS

The Bills met with 13 free agents this week, including LB Mike Peterson and DE Jason Babin who visited on Friday.
Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald thinks the Dolphins need to focus on cornerback, outside linebacker, and wide receiver in the draft.  [Editor's note:  But is that the real Armando Salguero, or is it the guy that his paper allowed to post comments to his blog in his name?]
Said Patriots RB Sammy Morris of RB Fred Taylor, “I enjoy watching the way he runs. He runs hard and he’s still ‘Fast Freddy’ in my mind.”
Bucky Brooks of SI.com writes that the Jets’ offseason acquisitions will lead to a formidable defense.
Ravens G Chris Chester is studying at Wharton in the NFL Business Management and Entrepreneurial Program.
Chick Ludwig of the Dayton Daily News predicts Bengals WR Laveranues Coles will have more catches and receiving yards than Seahawks WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh.
The Browns will attend Texas DE Brian Orakpo’s Pro Day workout.
Former Steelers G Brendan Stai’s 1995 AFC Championship ring went missing in 2000, but he got it back when a Cash4Gold employee spotted someone trying to sell it.
Texans CB Antwaun Molden is recovering from a fractured leg.
Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star thinks the Colts are lacking at linebacker.
Gene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union writes that if WR Terrell Owens has a hard time finding NFL work, free agent Jaguars WR Reggie Williams may need to go to Canada.
Said Titans P Craig Hentrich of considering retirement, “But after your body has a chance to recover and see new guys signing and the team trying to get better, it makes you want to be a part of it again.”
Off-field troubles could wind up hurting Broncos WR Brandon Marshall financially.
The Chiefs re-signed S Jon McGraw and signed LB Darrell Robertson, a member of the Patriots practice squad in 2008.
Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee lays out the reasons why the Raiders would choose WR Javon Walker over WR Terrell Owens.
Chargers DB Antoine Cason is working out with the University of Arizona as the Wildcats go through spring practice.
Phil Simms thinks Cowboys QB Tony Romo needs to take control of the offense.
S C.C. Brown will carry a $1.6 million cap number for the Giants in 2009.
Said Eagles S Sean Jones, “I didn’t want to sign a long-term deal with a team that I didn’t feel like was family.  A one-year deal here right now, I will be able to just come out and showcase my talent and, hopefully, we can let everything iron itself out from there.”  [Editor's note:  In other words, "I want to be a free agent again in the uncapped year."]
DT Cornelius Griffin is the last man left from the Redskins 2004 defensive overhaul.
RB Kevin Jones said that the Bears talked about giving him more carries before he re-signed with them.
Said Lions OL Daniel Loper on leaving the Titans, “As good as all those guys are in Tennessee, I knew I had no chance to break the starting lineup.”
Said Packers co-director of football operations Reggie McKenzie of S Anthony Smith, “We liked him coming out and we liked him when he played [in Pittsburgh].  But he could lay a big old egg.”
Vikings V.P. of Player Personnel Rick Spielman won’t rule out making another move for a quarterback.
The lack of an available starting position likely cost the Falcons a chance to sign OL Daniel Loper.
Panthers K Rhys Lloyd had an impressive season on kickoffs.
Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com names the Saints the NFC South’s winner in the first week of free agency.
Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris is speaking to Florida high schoolers about the importance of education.
Said Cardinals G.M. Rod Graves of RB Edgerrin James, “Until we get to a situation where we make a roster move and feel it’s prudent to release him, he’s here.”
The Rams and free agent S James Butler are in a holding pattern until the team clears up more cap space.
The 49ers hired Jason Michael as their offensive assistant.
The Seahawks hosted LS Bryan Pittman, who went to the University of Washington, on Friday.

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1 Response to “SATURDAY MORNING ONE-LINERS”
  1. SaintsBucsPanthersSUKK says: Mar 7, 2009 11:31 AM

    Pat Yasinskas on ESPN.com online chat/Q&A:
    Q: Do you think the rumors are true about the Bucs trading for Leinart or Young?
    PY: Would you really want either of them??? :D

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