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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills DE/LB Aaron Schobel, thought to be considering retirement, still hasn’t shown up for OTAs.
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall is already able to put pressure on his surgically repaired hip by standing up on an exercise bike.
The Boston Globe has video of Patriots WR Wes Welker’s promising return to the practice field Wednesday.
According to this study, Jets WR Braylon Edwards wasn’t as drop-prone last season as perception made him out to be.  [Editor’s note:  That’s only because a ball that bounces off the facemask doesn’t technically constitute a “drop.”]
Ravens CB Lardarius Webb says he’s currently at around 60-65 percent in his recovery from a torn ACL.
The Bengals’ current plan for second-round pick Carlos Dunlap is to use him as an inside rusher and complementary, rotational end.
Browns RB James Davis has resumed practicing after missing his rookie year with a shoulder injury.
Injured Steelers WR Hines Ward (hamstring) and C Justin Hartwig (shoulder) are attending OTAs, but have been mostly idle.
Texans coach Gary Kubiak says TE James Casey “has had probably as good an offseason as anybody.”
Colts RB Joseph Addai views the NFL offseason as a necessary evil. discusses which receivers need to step up opposite Mike Sims-Walker for the team to have success.
The Titans don’t appear any closer to re-signing C Kevin Mawae than they did earlier this offseason.
Broncos OT Ryan Harris (toe) is expected to resume practicing at OTAs this week.
Retired QB Kurt Warner attended the Chiefs’ OTA practice on Wednesday.
The Raiders have signed former UFL cornerback Joe Porter.
Chargers rookie Dedrick Epps hopes to become the next great former Miami Hurricane tight end to make it in the pros.
Though Cowboys rookie WR Dez Bryant’s talent continues to impress, his practice performance isn’t quite perfect yet.
Giants QB Eli Manning is working on his consistency this offseason.

Eagles C Jamaal Jackson, coming off a torn ACL, recently resumed running on his reconstructed knee.

Coach Mike Shanahan isn’t saying if the Redskins have interest in free agent S O.J. Atogwe.
Earl Bennett is projected to be the Bears’ No. 4 receiver this season.
According to this poll on, the Lions are the favorites to sign free agent S O.J. Atogwe.
Packers CB Al Harris, who’s been rehabbing a torn ACL in Florida, made a surprise appearance at OTAs on Wednesday.

The Vikings hosted members of Special Olympics Minnesota at their OTA practice on Wednesday.
Falcons LB Coy Wire is giving back to the community.
Charles Johnson is projected to be the Panthers’ starting right defensive end this year, replacing Julius Peppers.
Saints RB Reggie Bush defended teammate Darren Sharper for his Twitter feud with Vikings TE Visanthe Shiancoe.
Bucs contract-year RB Carnell Williams is a full participant in OTAs.

Newly acquired Cardinals OL Rex Hadnot suffered a “tweaked” knee during Wednesday’s OTA practice.
49ers WR Brandon Jones is low on the depth chart and in danger of not making the 53-man roster.
Seahawks rookie CB Walter Thurmond III (knee surgery) is expected to resume practicing in training camp.
Rams first-round pick Sam Bradford will throw out the first pitch at Wednesday Friday’s Cardinals-Brewers game.
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7 Responses to “Thursday morning one-liners”
  1. DTwice says: Jun 3, 2010 9:21 AM

    Bradford is throwing the first pitch out on Friday against the Brewers…. not yesterday vs the Reds…

  2. Real Vikings fans wouldn't cheer for Favre says: Jun 3, 2010 9:36 AM

    Brett Favre showed up to OTA’s?

  3. edgy1957 says: Jun 3, 2010 10:26 AM

    The Boston Globe has video of Patriots WR Wes Welker’s promising return to the practice field Wednesday.
    Was it obtained legally? (Sorry, it HAD to be said. I’m not one of the Pat haters but it HAD to be said).

  4. edgy1957 says: Jun 3, 2010 10:35 AM

    Speaking of one-liners, did anyone catch Tim Cowlishaw’s string of them when he was channeling Larry King on ATH during face time? 🙂

  5. The Real Shuxion says: Jun 3, 2010 10:50 AM

    Retired QB Kurt Warner attended the Chiefs’ OTA practice on Wednesday.
    Every time I read the name Kurt Warner I can only think of that Toast video on the internet.
    (I know it has been out there forever but I just heard it recently)
    “To the old mans Kerry Collins and a Hurt Warner, for proving they a still got it.”
    “Here’s to playoffs here’s to football here’s to the N.F.ERRRRRRR”

  6. cliffcla says: Jun 3, 2010 1:01 PM

    “The Vikings hosted members of Special Olympics Minnesota at their OTA practice on Wednesday.”
    And in return the Special Olympics will allow certain members the Vikings to participate in this summers events.

  7. BLeedGreeN4Life says: Jun 3, 2010 10:48 PM

    Adrian Peterson won a gold medal for trying his best to hold on to the football.

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