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Thursday morning one-liners

Roscoe Parrish has replaced Steve Johnson as the Bills’ starter in two-receiver sets, opposite Lee Evans.
Jets coach Rex Ryan admitted Wednesday that the Dolphins’ LB tandem of Channing Crowder and Karlos Dansby is “pretty good.”
Jets LB Jason Taylor expects to hear plenty of boos when he takes the field against the Dolphins for Week Three.
With RB Kevin Faulk (torn ACL) on injured reserve, recently acquired RB Danny Woodhead could be in store for an expanded role.
Ravens WR Derrick Mason is refusing to speak to the media.
Bengals coach Marvin Lewis breaks down the Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati’s Week Three opponent.
Browns WR Brian Robiskie injured his hamstring during Wednesday’s practice and was unable to finish the workout.
The Steelers’ defense has “saved the day” for a team playing musical chairs at quarterback.
With Duane Brown suspended, Texans OT Rashad Butler will make his first NFL start Sunday against DeMarcus Ware and the Cowboys.
Colts RB Joseph Addai missed Wednesday’s practice with a knee injury.
Coach Jack Del Rio calls the Jaguars’ Week Three game against Philadelphia a “bounce back opportunity” for QB David Garrard.
Titans OG Jake Scott expects QB Vince Young to rebound from his Week Two benching, calling the move by coach Jeff Fisher “part of the business.”
The Broncos should be patting themselves on the back for acquiring QB Kyle Orton in 2009 rather than QB Jason Campbell, who’s been benched in Oakland.
According to Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star, Chiefs S Eric Berry is already “having a huge impact” on the team’s run defense.
Raiders offensive coordinator Hue Jackson cited “energy and scoring points” as the two main reasons the team decided to start QB Bruce Gradkowski over Jason Campbell.
According to ESPN’s John Clayton, Jets WR Braylon Edwards’ recent DUI arrest had an impact on the Chargers’ inability to trade WR Vincent Jackson.
The Cowboys’ running game is off to a slow start.
Week Three opponents Tom Coughlin of the Giants and Jeff Fisher of the Titans have played each other 17 times — the most among active coaches.
Coach Andy Reid is just as fickle as Eagle fans — but less honorable — in the mind of one national columnist.
Redskins RB Keiland Williams has risen to No. 2 on the depth chart following Tuesday’s release of RB Larry Johnson.
Bears RB Matt Forte calls the team’s new offense “really unpredictable.”
Jahvid Best of the Lions led all NFL running backs in receptions in Week Two.
Packers RB Brandon Jackson will be one of the biggest keys to Monday night’s game against a Bears defense that ranks first against the run.
The Vikings couldn’t pull the trigger on WR Vincent Jackson prior to Wednesday’s deadline despite having the 24th-ranked passing game in football.
Falcons WR Michael Jenkins (shoulder) has finally resumed practicing.
ESPN’s Mel Kiper didn’t think the Panthers would turn to rookie QB Jimmy Clausen so early in his career.
The Saints rank second in the NFL with a plus-five turnover differential.
Suspended Bucs S Tanard Jackson “has let his team down for the second straight year,” according to St. Petersburg Times columnist Gary Shelton.
Perhaps the Cardinals were targeting Week Three against Oakland all along for RB Beanie Wells (knee) to make his 2010 debut.

49ers TE Vernon Davis had a dominant day against the Saints in Week Two, both as a receiver and as a blocker.

Seahawks OG Chester Pitts is finally getting healthy after offseason microfracture surgery.
Rams CB Bradley Fletcher expects to be thrown at early and often with Redskins QB Donovan McNabb coming to town on Sunday.

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7 Responses to “Thursday morning one-liners”
  1. jj jones says: Sep 23, 2010 9:08 AM

    David Garrard’s whole career has been about bounce backs. He has been up and down, up and down and down, up and d0wn and down and down again. Time to cut ties with that clown and finally draft a QB.

  2. Stillerfan says: Sep 23, 2010 10:52 AM

    Stillerfan predicts….write it down,,,you heard it here 1st. After the Texans destroy Dallas this weekend, Wade Philips WILL be let go.

  3. Twiz says: Sep 23, 2010 10:53 AM

    What a bunch of crap regarding the Vikings……it is the dolts (Bolts) that wouldn’t pull the trigger….the Vikings had the gun loaded, the safety off and handed it to the dolts GM……THEY are the ones that wouldn’t pull the trigger!

  4. 1NationRaiderNation says: Sep 23, 2010 11:19 AM

    yep the bronco’s are patting themselves so much on the back, that they also patted them selves upside the brain, to move up in the draft to get Tebow…that tells you right there how much they bthink about Orton, and how much Chicago thought about him as well when they showed him the door.

  5. lakedog19352 says: Sep 23, 2010 11:30 AM

    Stillerfan says:
    September 23, 2010 10:52 AM
    Stillerfan predicts….write it down,,,you heard it here 1st. After the Texans destroy Dallas this weekend, Wade Philips WILL be let go.
    I dont think Dallas is going to get “destroyed” but here nor there and win or lose, I agree Wade is going to get fired…

  6. cheeseweasel says: Sep 23, 2010 12:07 PM

    Jets vs Dolphins? Channing Crowder vs. Cramming Chowder.

  7. sand0 says: Sep 23, 2010 12:31 PM

    I think the Vikings pulled the trigger. It is just that the Chargers had Vincent Jackson locked in a bomb shelter.

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