Monday morning one-liners


The Bills were pleased with how their Wildcat looked against the Bears.

Better defensive play is a must for the Dolphins going forward.

Patriots defensive line coach Pepper Johnson offered a rave review of DT Albert Haynesworth.

Punter is one of the few position battles raging for the Jets.

LB Sergio Kindle’s long-delayed Ravens debut provided hope for the future.

Forecasting the Bengals’ 53-man roster after the first preseason game.

Browns LB D’Qwell Jackson was emotional after his return to game action this weekend.

Steelers WR Mike Wallace is shooting for 2,000 receiving yards this season.

Connor Barwin is adjusting to life as a Texans linebacker after playing defensive end as a rookie.

Making judgments after one preseason game isn’t Colts coach Jim Caldwell’s mode of operation.

Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio was happy with his offensive line even though they allowed four sacks in the preseason opener.

QB Matt Hasselbeck has the Titans offense moving at a good clip.

Kyle McCarthy has pushed himself into the mix at safety for the Broncos.

The Chiefs will play T Jared Gaither on the left side of the offensive line for now.

Marcel Reese sees himself as more than just a fullback for the Raiders.

Chargers DE Vaughn Martin believes the time has come for him to establish himself as a NFL player.

The Cowboys are back from San Antonio, but players aren’t sleeping in their own beds just yet.

Giants P Matt Dodge says he’s feeling calmer this year than he did as a rookie.

DE Phillip Hunt has done well in practice, but still faces a battle to make the Eagles.

The Redskins hope to get S Oshiomogho Atogwe back on the field soon.

Bears DE Corey Wootton will miss four weeks with meniscus damage in his right knee.

The Lions got TE Brandon Pettigrew back at practice on Sunday.

Starting as a rookie might be more than Packers OL Derek Sherrod can handle right now.

Vikings QB Christian Ponder’s college teammate Myron Rolle complimented Ponder’s intellect by calling him a “borderline genius.”

The Falcons signed DT Carlton Powell, who has bounced around several teams since being a 2008 fifth-round pick of the Broncos.

The preseason opener showed how big a role TE Greg Olsen will play in the Panthers offense.

Saints WR Marques Colston and CB Tracy Porter returned to practice on Sunday.

LB Quincy Black is making defensive calls for the Buccaneers instead of rookie MLB Mason Foster.

The Cardinals are happy with their upgrades at the tight end position.

Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo was encouraged by rookie DE Robert Quinn’s preseason debut.

Said 49ers C Adam Snyder of allowing six sacks to the Saints, “We just have to get better. A lot of it just comes down to us executing our job.”

The Seahawks are the latest team to make an “It Gets Better” video.