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Saturday morning one-liners

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Saturday night’s game is a big one for Bills T Demetrius Bell.

CB Will Allen needs to show the Dolphins that he is healthy enough to get on the field.

The Patriots will have a slew of players fighting for roster spots on Saturday night.

Jets CB Darrelle Revis took issue with Dolphins CB Vontae Davis‘ contention that Miami had the best cornerback tandem in the NFL.

Thursday’s game-winning drive continued Ravens QB Tyrod Taylor’s strong preseason play.

The Bengals’ 2009 draft class had a good night on Thursday.

Browns coach Pat Shurmur is concerned about the mistakes made by the special teams units.

Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette suggests the Steelers will try to showcase QB Dennis Dixon for a trade.

The Texans plan to use Jacoby Jones as a kick returner for the first time in the preseason on Saturday.

Five reasons to sweat about the Colts, including the state of the offensive line.

Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny is looking forward to his return to Buffalo on Saturday night.

Where will WR Kevin Curtis fit on the Titans depth chart?

DE Derrick Harvey will have to show more to make the Broncos this season.

LB Derrick Johnson’s interception was one of few bright spots for the Chiefs defense.

Raiders DE Matt Shaughnessy models his game on that of teammate Richard Seymour.

LB Larry English is still working to grasp the Chargers defense.

RB DeMarco Murray’s Cowboys debut is something to watch when they play the Vikings.

The Giants want more attention to detail from WR Victor Cruz.

Running back doesn’t appear to be a problem for the Eagles.

Bucky Brooks of NFL.com thinks RB Tim Hightower will have a big season for the Redskins.

Is Bears RB Chester Taylor in danger of not making the team?

Said Lions CB Alphonso Smith of his decision to talk trash to Patriots QB Tom Brady last Thanksgiving, “I was one of those young guys that didn’t know anything. Chose to get in a gunfight with John Wayne and some other famous old Western guy.”

LB Vic So’oto forced a fumble on a sack as part of a night that helped his chances of making the Packers.

Vikings DT Letroy Guion is showing a more complete game this season.

The Falcons veterans will be front and center on Saturday night.

Said Panthers coach Ron Rivera of his rookie defensive tackles, “They are a little bit of a ways away. But we are going to live and die with this situation. These guys are going to grow.”

Saints QB Drew Brees thinks the team accomplished a lot during their time in Oxnard.

Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman isn’t terribly concerned about the slow start to the preseason.

Cardinals QB Richard Bartel will play in the third preseason game of a season for the first time on Saturday.

The Rams did an excellent job stopping the run on Friday night.

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick will get time with the first-team offense against the Texans.

Seahawks WR Mike Williams knows he needs to cut down on his drops this season.

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8 Responses to “Saturday morning one-liners”
  1. melonnhead says: Aug 27, 2011 10:14 AM

    “Running back doesn’t appear to be a problem for the Eagles.”

    Running back hasn’t been an Eagles problem for a long time. Their problem is that Andy would rather lose passing than win running because he wants to be seen as some sorta QB guru. Can’t prop up that “QB guru” crap by handing off.

  2. Tribe&Browns&Cavs says: Aug 27, 2011 10:53 AM

    The Texans plan to use Jacoby Jones as a kick returner for the first time in the preseason on Saturday.

    I think with the new rule this should read:
    The Texans plan to use Jacoby Jones as their designated touchback receiver for the first time in the preseason on Saturday.

  3. kingtrukr says: Aug 27, 2011 10:58 AM

    Regarding the Browns – Maybe if you’d take a little time to coach and practice special teams drills there wouldn’t be so many mistakes. Special teams has been nothing more than an afterthought throughout Browns training camp. Sorry Shurm, but special teams and field position is a rather important part of the game. Hopefully we’ll see a little work done in that area over the next couple of weeks.

  4. pacificnw7722 says: Aug 27, 2011 12:02 PM

    “Seahawks WR Mike Williams knows he needs to cut down on his drops this season.”

    Dude needs to put stickum on his hands before games.

  5. MichaelEdits says: Aug 27, 2011 12:02 PM

    I’d take on John Wayne. It takes more than some dude’s rep to intimidate me.

  6. illiniftw says: Aug 27, 2011 12:31 PM

    Chester Taylor needs to be cut. He has done nothing since joining the Bears! I’d like to see Bell get a shot behind Forte/Barber. Give Forte Taylor’s money…

  7. urfinished says: Aug 27, 2011 1:49 PM

    There were a lot of garbage QBs taken before Tyrod Taylor. How did that guy slide so far? Is he pretty small? I feel like I saw him on Sportscenter every Sunday in college football season for like 4 years. VT will miss him this year for sure. No more pulling a rabbit of the hat.

  8. Soulman45 says: Aug 27, 2011 3:27 PM

    What is THE GREAT DETROIT LIONS doing?

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