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Tuesday morning one-liners

A Buffalo band has written a tribute song to Bills RB C.J. Spiller.

CB Sean Smith didn’t play at all in the opener, but the Dolphins plan to use him this weekend.

Patriots RB Laurence Maroney sounds frustrated with people who doubt his ability.

The Bengals defense is going to get back to basics for Week Two.

Browns president Mike Holmgren and owner Randy Lerner are trying to get Jim Brown to reconsider his decision to skip Sunday’s Ring of Honor ceremonies.

Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons will be crucial to stopping Titans RB Chris Johnson this weekend.

Until he makes it known that he’ll come out of retirement, DE Aaron Schobel isn’t on the Texans radar screen as a replacement for Connor Barwin. 

The Colts defense is excited about the chance to hit a member of the Manning family.

Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio doesn’t like the NFL’s rules limiting touchdown celebrations

The Titans didn’t target WR Kenny Britt at all in Sunday’s victory.

It’s unclear whether the Broncos will have WR Demaryius Thomas in the lineup this week.

Raiders coach Tom Cable believes the team’s offensive line problems are correctable.  

Cowboys T Marc Colombo and G Kyle Kosier will practice on Wednesday.

The Giants admitted Monday that they were less than honest about TE Kevin Boss’s concussion history.

The Eagles signed fullbacks Owen Schmitt and Garrett Mills to the active roster and added G Feneki Tupou to the practice squad.

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan was very pleased with the effort that brought his team a win on Sunday night.

Bears DT Tommie Harris isn’t looking for revenge against Cowboys T Marc Colombo for an injury-causing leg-whip in 2007.

According to Lions coach Jim Schwartz, QB Matthew Stafford isn’t injury prone.     

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he isn’t ready to start exploring options for roster moves until he knows the extent of RB Ryan Grant’s injury.

Vikings RB Toby Gerhart proclaimed himself fit and ready to go after missing time with a right knee injury.

The Falcons want to find a way to be more explosive on offense in the weeks to come.

K Rhys Lloyd is going to work out for the Panthers on Tuesday.

The Saints used three or more receivers on 18 of their 25 snaps in the first half last Thursday.

Keydrick Vincent and Jeremy Zuttah may start splitting time at left guard for the Buccaneers. 

Cardinals RB Tim Hightower’s job isn’t in danger after a pair of fumbles on Sunday.

Rams LB Chris Chamberlain will miss 6-8 weeks because of a foot injury.

The 49ers are trying to make sense of their communication problems on offense.

An injury to G Max Unger’s toe means the Seahawks will have to reshuffle their offensive line.
 

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7 Responses to “Tuesday morning one-liners”
  1. John from Concord says: Sep 14, 2010 8:54 AM

    Dear Laurence Maroney:
    We don’t doubt your “ability”, we doubt your execution and game-day effort. And apparently, so does your coach.
    Love, the people of New England

  2. Ace613 says: Sep 14, 2010 9:22 AM

    Well said John…totally agree.

  3. weeb_ewbank says: Sep 14, 2010 10:12 AM

    Alper, how hard is it to fine a one liner for every team?

  4. MUSTANGMIKE says: Sep 14, 2010 10:25 AM

    This has been the headline with Maroney for 4 years. He’s so soft, the Patriots have 8 running backs on the roster and they are all older then 35. Unreal. Everykne has 2 pro-bowl RB’s, but the Pats have an 8-headed, overaged monster.

  5. BobsCountryBunker says: Sep 14, 2010 11:02 AM

    “The Colts defense is excited about the chance to hit a member of the Manning family.”
    Yes, but which one? I think that we’d all like a free shot at any one of those insufferable pricks.

  6. Popeye says: Sep 14, 2010 11:08 AM

    kenny britt is still in the league?

  7. ICEWALKER says: Sep 14, 2010 11:59 AM

    Kenny Britt is still in the league, in spirit only.
    Glad he was on my bench this week.
    49ers have communication problems after studying all off season, OTAs, and pre-season? Wow. I figured they would be a strong contender in the NFC West.
    With Ryan Grant being only one of two true RB on the roster I’d say they need to be at least thinking of someone to bring into the team. If not Mike McCarthy and Ted Thompson is doing a disservice to the team. They risked carrying only 2 RBs and 2QBs this year. The risk failed in the RB department.

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