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Wednesday morning one-liners

The contract parameters for Bills second round pick DT Torell Troup could be clearing up.

The agent for first-round pick DL Jared Odrick and the Dolphins are talking.

The Patriots open training camp with seven straight two-a-days.

Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery says it’s “been a thrill” to practice with LaDainian Tomlinson.

So do Ravens fans want Honest Joe or Bland Joe?  (How about Prop Joe?)

Marvin Lewis called WR Andre Caldwell the most improved player on the team.

Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy received a timeless wedding present from his college teammates.

Steelers CB Bryant McFadden and William Gay are working out together in Florida; McFadden replaced Gay as a starter in offseason practices.

The Florida Times-Union ranked Maurice Jones-Drew as the sixth-best Jaguar in team history.

Will the Colts’ run blocking improve in 2010?

A few Texans enjoyed their recent trip to San Antonio.

The Titans want TE Bo Scaife to be a “go to guy” this year.

Dave Krieger of the Denver Post believes the Broncos will use the Wildcat (or the WildTebow) more than any team in the league this year.

Mike Lombardi of NFL Network calls Chiefs LB Tamba Hali  the team’s only “blue chip” player.

Raiders fans should check out Jerry McDonald’s chat from Tuesday.

San Diego Union-Tribune
writer Kevin Acee expects the Chargers to only keep two tailbacks active on Sundays.

Cowboys WR Miles Austin has landed on another SI cover.

Eagles rookie RB Charles Scott appeared to pass Eldra Buckley on the depth chart during OTAs.

2008 fifth-round pick, Giants QB Rhett Bomar, is squarely on the roster bubble.

The NFC East has produced two or more playoff teams every year since 2005; can the Redskins join the mix?

Former Bears DT Steve McMichael was speechless when inducted to the College Hall of Fame.

Lions RB Aaron Brown needs “more than speed” to escape the team’s doghouse.

In an effort to drum up some pageviews and fill content during the sssslow time of the year, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel presents a big ol’ photo gallery of Clay Matthews, with comments by Bob McGinn.  (This is proof I’ll read anything McGinn writes.)

Pat Kirwan dissects Brett Favre’s game-winning toss to Greg Lewis in an upcoming book.

It remains uncertain where Falcons rookie LB Sean Weatherspon fits into the team’s starting lineup, if at all.

Only a “mental meltdown of Jake Delhomme proportions” could keep Panthers QB Matt Moore from starting in Week One.

The Saints got the “32 teams in 32 days” NFL Network treatment on Tuesday.

At the very least, the Bucs plan to use DT Brian Price as an interior pass-rush specialist.

For those looking ahead: The Cardinals have an attractive home schedule in 2011, including a Super Bowl rematch against the Steelers.

One of the questions facing the 49ers: Do they have enough of a pass rush?

Danny O’Neil’s Seahawks chat is worth checking out for many reasons, but mostly to see the picture of him “blowing up” at 12:24 PM.

There are a lot of reasons to stay away from Rams RB Steven Jackson in fantasy leagues this season.

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2 Responses to “Wednesday morning one-liners”
  1. ZombieRevolution says: Jul 21, 2010 10:54 AM

    “…a meltdown of Jake Delhomme proportions…”
    The NFL will always be “what have you done for me lately” league. Delhomme was a pretty good QB for the Panthers, leading them to 53 wins in his career (3 seasons of 10 or more wins), one Pro Bowl and a Super Bowl. And what does the Growl write- that Moore has to avoid a meltdown of Delhomme proportions to be the starter. Nice- they go to the PFT school of writing.
    If Moore can have a career like Jake’s Carolina will be happy.

  2. aaronp says: Jul 21, 2010 12:28 PM

    How about Prop Joe?
    — Gotta love it when you can get a reference from The Wire in an article…

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