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Friday morning one-liners

RB Marshawn Lynch is doing his best to shrug off the trade rumors that keep sending him away from the Bills.

Dolphins coach Tony Sparano confirmed reports that the team is disappointed in WR Brian Hartline.

Patriots WR Julian Edelman is hoping to return to action against the Jets.

After days of criticism, Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer admitted some regrets about his play calling on Monday night.

Life on the PUP list is making Ravens S Ed Reed antsy.

Bengals special teams coach Darrin Simmons has spent the week cracking down on his kickoff coverage unit.

According to coach Eric Mangini, the Browns are going to continue to split carries between Jerome Harrison and Peyton Hillis.

Steelers CB Bryant McFadden wasn’t happy to hear criticism of his play in the season opener.

Texans RB Arian Foster doesn’t fit into the typical mold of an NFL player.

Colts DE Dwight Freeney is sick of hearing hype about the matchup of the Manning brothers.

TE Ernest Wilford felt confident that he’d return to the Jaguars after Week One.  

When the Titans run him out of three-receiver sets, RB Chris Johnson averages 7.9 yards a carry.

Broncos coach Josh McDaniels knows that his team will need to earn a home field advantage this weekend.

Terms weren’t revealed, but the Chiefs and LB Andy Studebaker agreed on a contract extension.  

The Raiders are looking into the possibility that they were tipping off snap counts last Sunday.

The Chargers will try to be a little less generous to kick returners on Sunday.

Cowboys FB Deon Anderson will miss 2-4 weeks after arthroscopic knee injury.

Giants WR Hakeem Nicks and C Shaun O’Hara are both bothered by ankle injuries, but they are expected to play against the Colts on Sunday.

C Mike McGlynn will get his first NFL start for the Eagles this week.

Said Redskins LB London Fletcher, “In the past, we were a defense-dominated football team. I can’t say that that’s the case this year.”

Bears DE Julius Peppers has to cough up $5,000 for a hit to the head last Sunday.

DE Cliff Avril probably won’t play but it looks like the Lions will have LB DeAndre Levy in the starting lineup. 

CB Brandon Underwood returned to Packers practice with a brace on his left shoulder.

The return of CB Chris Cook would be a great help as the Vikings prepare for the tall Dolphins receivers.

Falcons coach Mike Smith confirmed DT Jonathan Babineaux’s return to the starting lineup this weekend.

The Panthers defensive line is promising to bring the heat on Sunday.

So far so good for a Saints linebacking corps that was questioned leading into the season.

If Kareem Huggins can’t play, the Buccaneers will likely elevate Kregg Lumpkin to the backup running back spot.

WR Stephen Williams is going to get a big chance to prove his worth to the Cardinals this month. 

Rams RB Steven Jackson and WR Laurent Robinson were back at practice on Thursday. 

Said 49ers offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye when asked about RB Brian Westbrook’s role, “There’s a role on the offense for him (Westbrook),” Raye said. “He’s Frank Gore’s backup. That’s his role.”

Seahawks offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates is looking forward to returning to Denver.
 

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1 Response to “Friday morning one-liners”
  1. jj jones says: Sep 17, 2010 10:01 AM

    “According to coach Eric Mangini, the Browns are going to continue to split carries between Jerome Harrison and Peyton Hillis.”
    That groan you heard was fantasy nerds that drafted Harrison to high.

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