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Sunday morning one-liners

The Bills sat down with Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen on Friday night.

The Dolphins are worried that bringing QB Chad Pennington back in 2010 would create too much of a shadow over starter Chad Henne’s shoulder.

Looking at whether or not linebackers Brandon Graham and Sergio Kindle would fit with the Patriots.

Their experiences with Joe Namath led the Jets to medically examine potential draftees which led other teams to follow suit which led, ultimately, to the Scouting Combine.

Friday was Cam Cameron Day in Terre Haute, Indiana, and the Ravens offensive coordinator had a street named after him next to his high school.  [Editor's note:  They've also named a mile after him on I-15 in Las Vegas.  Right after the mile named after George Seifert and right before the one named for Steve Spagnuolo.]

Bengals DE Robert Geathers’ brother Clifton is a defensive end prospect from South Carolina.

Browns G.M. Tom Heckert suggested the team doesn’t need a veteran wide receiver because of the progress shown by Mohamed Massaquoi and Brian Robiske.

Quarterback and tight end are the only positions that don’t interest the Steelers at the combine.

If Fred Bennett and Antwaun Molden broke through at cornerback, it would make Dunta Robinson’s departure less impactful on the Texans.

Colts defensive ends Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis are two examples of how teams can focus too much on size when looking at draft prospects and overlook productivity.

Don’t look for the Jaguars to be big spenders on the free agent market.

The Titans hope lightning strikes twice with the 16th overall pick, the same spot they used to select DE Jevon Kearse in 1999.

Starting jobs in the middle of the Broncos offensive line are up for grabs.

Chiefs coach Todd Haley said Branden Albert would start next season, but wouldn’t specify if he’d be at left or right tackle.

Film review of the Raiders’ 2009 season confirmed what you already knew:  They need a quarterback.

Bill Williamson of ESPN.com takes a look at many of the players who could step into the void at running back for the Chargers.

Cowboys coach Wade Phillips likes the extra practice time provided by a fifth preseason game.

Will last year’s free agent flops make the Giants less willing to participate this offseason?

What would DE Julius Peppers mean for the Eagles defense?

Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, who is of Cherokee descent, didn’t want to discuss his feelings about being drafted by the Redskins beyond saying that he wouldn’t ask them not to draft him.

Recent knee surgery may slow Bears WR Earl Bennett’s education in offensive coordinator Mike Martz’s offense.

Cincinnati WR Mardy Gilyard liked working with Lions wide receiver coach Shawn Jefferson at the Senior Bowl and wouldn’t mind a longer relationship.

Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette breaks down the top prospects at positions of interest to the Packers.

The Vikings might take a quarterback in the draft, but want to avoid making the mistake they made by selecting John David Booty, who wasn’t a fit for their system.

G.M. Thomas Dimitroff envisions WR Harry Douglas playing a Wes Welker-esque role in the Falcons offense during future seasons.

South Carolina DE Charles Geathers thinks he could be a good fit for the post-Peppers Panthers defense.

LT Jamaal Brown is eager to get back on the field, whether he remains with the Saints or heads elsewhere after recovering from an injury-plagued 2009.

Said Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris of his offensive line, “You’re really hard on those guys during the season. Then
you go back and watch the tape, and it’s not as bad as you think.”

The issues with S Antrel Rolle’s salary have taught the Cardinals the wisdom of voidable clauses in contracts.

Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo is adamant that off-field issues like ticket sales won’t impact their draft decision.

Although they used the franchise tag on NT Aubrayo Franklin, the 49ers might still take a player at that position if they thought he was the best player available.    

Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times believes Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has an edge in the scouting of college players.

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5 Responses to “Sunday morning one-liners”
  1. Dayton Dolfan says: Feb 28, 2010 9:45 AM

    from an episode of Law and Order, there was a conversation that went something like this…
    McCoy: “You killed her. You took your own sister’s life!”
    Lady: “My sister’s life, Mr McCoy? My sister lived in Terra Haute, Indiana. She worked in a staple factory. My sister had no life”

  2. TryTheVeal says: Feb 28, 2010 9:49 AM

    Cam Cameron Day? Really?

  3. contraryguy says: Feb 28, 2010 11:33 AM

    Terre Haute is where federal death row inmates go to wait for the chair. And that’s a highlight for Terre Haute.

  4. FumbleNuts says: Feb 28, 2010 11:56 AM

    “Cincinnati WR Mardy Gilyard liked working with Lions wide receiver coach Shawn Jefferson at the Senior Bowl and wouldn’t mind a longer relationship.”
    Stafford to Gilyard has a nice ring to it.

  5. nozzleman454 says: Feb 28, 2010 12:09 PM

    I think Pit should look at a QB late to replace Charlie Batch eventually.

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