Wednesday morning one-liners


Said Bills G.M. Buddy Nix of Clemson DE Da’Quan Bowers’s knee problems in advance of Friday’s Pro Day, “I’m not sure that you would write him off if he’s not completely healthy Friday, but it’s time for him to show he either is healthy or that he needs more work or more time.”

The Dolphins probably won’t be moving T Vernon Carey to guard this offseason.

The demand for quarterbacks in this year’s draft should play right into the hands of Patriots coach Bill Belichick.

Sam Acho of Texas, who might switch from defensive end to outside linebacker, has a visit lined up with the Jets.

If RB Willis McGahee leaves the Ravens, the Patriots could be interested in bringing him aboard.

The Bengals will be on Nebraska CB Prince Amukamara’s royal tour of NFL franchises.

Browns owner Randy Lerner will be living in Cleveland full time.

Coach Mike Tomlin brought the entire defensive staff of the Steelers to the Texas Pro Day.

RB Arian Foster’s big year came with a mighty effort from the Texans offensive line.

The Colts have found guards in many different rounds of the NFL draft.

Fred Taylor offered some advice to Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew in light of Jones-Drew’s infamous tweets about Bears QB Jay Cutler.

Plenty of former Titans think Mike Munchak will be a successful head coach.

In a mock draft conducted by NFL beat writers, the Broncos wind up with Alabama DT Marcell Dareus.

Baylor DT Phil Taylor worked out for the Chiefs last week.

Catching up with former Raiders LB Jeff Barnes.

A rare clutch of early picks should help the Chargers gain some impact players.

Did a close relationship with WR Dez Bryant cost Ray Sherman his job with the Cowboys?

Slippery Rock C Brandon Fusco had a workout with the Giants.

Eagles S Quintin Mikell wants to return to the Eagles, but isn’t sure the team wants him back.

Redskins DE Brian Orakpo was one of several former Longhorns helping out at Texas’s Pro Day.

Bears defensive assistant Gil Byrd led UCLA S Rahim Moore through his paces at the UCLA Pro Day.

Pat Kirwan of shot down the notion that Lions QB Matthew Stafford will never be able to stay healthy.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy argues that a reduced offseason workout schedule will lead to more injuries.

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson got a vote of support from free agent RB Patrick Cobbs.

The Falcons were one of the teams checking out prospects at Coastal Carolina’s Pro Day.

How will negative reports about QB Cam Newton’s smile affect the Panthers’ evaluation of him?

The Saints won an award for having the best Twitter account in the sports world.

Joe Henderson of the Tampa Tribune is the latest columnist to support the Buccaneers getting rid of CB Aqib Talib.

Cardinals WR Andre Roberts’s success is trickling down to other products of The Citadel.

Some Rams officials reportedly don’t believe UCLA LB Akeem Ayers is physical enough.

A visit from Penn State WR/TE Brett Brackett underscores how committed the 49ers are to playing power football.

Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times doesn’t see the Seahawks drafting QB Jake Locker in the first round.