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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills RB Fred Jackson was voted the team’s Walter Payton Man of the Year for 2010.

Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald believes that Bill Parcells’ willingness to offer advice in the 49ers’ G.M. search is “insulting to the Dolphins.”

The Boston Globe updates Patriots statistics heading into Week Seventeen.

Jets QB Mark Sanchez has a passer rating of over 80 and a 65-percent completion rate in his last two games.

The Ravens are considering giving backup QB Marc Bulger some snaps in their regular season finale.

Asked why his team has a history of shutting down Ravens QB Joe Flacco, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis responded “I don’t know.”

Browns coach Eric Mangini believes that rookie QB Colt McCoyhas a much deeper appreciation” for Ravens S Ed Reed after Reed picked off McCoy twice in Week Sixteen.

The Pro Football Writers of Pittsburgh unsurprisingly voted C Maurkice Pouncey as the Steelers’ rookie of the year.

The Texans plan to decide WR Andre Johnson’s (ankle) status for Week Seventeen on Friday.

Colts.com provides a video recap of the team’s Week Sixteen win at Oakland.

With David Garrard (finger surgery) out, Jaguars backup QB Trent Edwards will use his Week Seventeen start as an audition.

Titans K Rob Bironas‘ one missed field goal this season still eats at him.

The Broncos lack speed and youth, which is a bad combination for a bad team.

Should Todd Haley of the Chiefs be NFL Coach of the Year?

Raiders-Chiefs could turn out to be the game of the week.

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews could benefit from a big Week Seventeen heading into his second season after a disappointing rookie year.

As expected, Cowboys QB Stephen McGee ran the first-team offense in Wednesday’s practice as Jon Kitna missed with a strained left oblique.

Giants S Antrel Rolle played one of the worst games of his career in Week Sixteen.

Geoff Mosher of the Wilmington News Journal updates the health of the Eagles.

Redskins QB Rex Grossman believes that Week Seventeen against the Giants is “a very big game for me.”

The Bears have added WR Rashaun Greer to their practice squad, replacing LB Simoni Lawrence.

The Lions are banged up heading into a showdown with Minnesota in the season finale.

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel updates the health of the Packers.

The Vikings’ defense caught the Eagles off guard on Tuesday night.

Despite a Monday night loss to the Saints, the consensus at ESPN.com is that the Falcons are still the second best team in the league.

Panthers rookie QB Jimmy Clausen revealed that his right foot has been bothering him this season.

The Baltimore Sun disagrees with ESPN, ranking the Saints as the NFL’s second best team after their Week Sixteen road win over the Falcons.

Bucs LB Adam Hayward has been voted the team’s Walter Payton Man of the Year for 2010.

It sounds like the Cardinals are leaning toward holding LB Joey Porter (triceps) out of their season finale.

ESPN’s John Clayton believes that the 49ers fired Mike Singletary prior to Week Seventeen in order to get a head start on pursuing Stanford’s Jim Harbaugh.

The NFL Network’s Playbook crew doesn’t foresee the Seahawks upending the Rams on Sunday.

The Rams practiced outdoors Wednesday as they prepare for Sunday night’s game at Qwest Field.

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2 Responses to “Thursday morning one-liners”
  1. CKL says: Dec 30, 2010 1:49 PM

    Well whaddya know Clausen riding the excuse train…I’m not sayin’…I’m just sayin’…I had an owie all year. Sheesh. One more reason to hate him.

  2. dirtdawg55 says: Dec 30, 2010 4:57 PM

    When Marvin Lewis was asked if he can coach he said “I don’t know”.

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