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Sunday morning one-liners

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Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick completed his first 11 passes as the team scored 17 early points against the Jaguars.

QB Chad Henne and WR Brandon Marshall hooked up on a 60-yard touchdown pass for the Dolphins.

The Patriots offense got dressed down by coach Bill Belichick and offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien halfway through the second quarter.

Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com takes a whack at sorting out the Jets roster.

Ravens C Matt Birk made it through his first practice with no problems.

Former Bengals LB Dhani Jones is still looking for work.

The Browns haven’t run the ball enough to get a good idea about the state of their running game.

Steelers WR Antonio Brown caught touchdowns of 77 and 44 yards, while also returning the opening kickoff 51 yards to set up a touchdown.

Texans FB James Casey was penalized three times against the 49ers.

Two back-to-back penalties by S Chip Vaughn could cost him his job with the Colts.

The starting Jaguars defense looked pretty bad against the Bills on Saturday.

Titans DT Sen’Derrick Marks said he felt explosive in his first game action of the postseason.

The Broncos offense struggled early, but eventually found its way against the Seahawks.

QB Ricky Stanzi’s play against the Chiefs pumped some life into the battle with Tyler Palko for backup honors.

Some Raiders still remember the beating Saints QB Drew Brees put on them the last time the teams played in preseason.

Said Chargers LB Takeo Spikes of LB Stephen Cooper playing with a torn biceps, “But to see a guy go out knowing that he could put his body at more risk and be able to play with it, I think it speaks volumes about his character.”

Cowboys S Gerald Sensabaugh intercepted a pass and blocked a field goal that turned into a touchdown.

The postponement of the game with the Jets means Giants regulars won’t see the field on Thursday night.

Bob Ford of the Philadelphia Inquirer talks to Eagles DE Mike Patterson about his sack in his first game back after his seizure.

Will WR Donte’ Stallworth make it through final cuts with the Redskins?

Bears S Major Wright failed to make a tackle on an opponent’s touchdown run for the second straight week.

Michael Rosenberg of the Detroit Free Press thinks Lions QB Matthew Stafford showed against the Patriots why he will be an elite quarterback.

The Packers haven’t felt much need to get the ball in RB James Starks‘ hands during the preseason.

Vikings WR Bernard Berrian caught a touchdown and had four other passes thrown his way.

DE Ray Edwards wasn’t pleased with his performance in his first game with the Falcons.

Panthers T Jeff Otah isn’t able to predict when he’ll be back on the field.

It doesn’t sound like the Saints are putting much stock in the third preseason game.

The Buccaneers sacked Dolphins quarterbacks five times on Saturday night.

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson returned an interception for a touchdown and had a 23-yard punt return on Saturday night.

Rams starters will get some work in the final preseason game.

Said 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh after Saturday’s 30-7 loss to the Texans, “It’s a bitter pill to swallow when you’re beat that thoroughly, in pretty much all phases.”

The Seahawks tackles struggled to keep up with the Broncos pass rushers around the corner.

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9 Responses to “Sunday morning one-liners”
  1. melonnhead says: Aug 28, 2011 8:41 AM

    Cowboys S Gerald Sensabaugh intercepted a pass and blocked a field goal that turned into a touchdown.

    ———————————————————————-

    Both were awesome plays. It was a diving INT and he just leapt clean over the Vikes’ blockers and blocked that FG attempt.

  2. knucklehead93 says: Aug 28, 2011 9:28 AM

    “DE Ray Edwards wasn’t pleased with his performance in his first game with the Falcons.”

    But I’m sure he was pleased with his performance in the boxing ring…Nice focus on football.

    That’s exactly why the Vikings dumped his overrated ass.

  3. jjbadd says: Aug 28, 2011 10:38 AM

    Classic ESPN for you! I was watching this morning, trying to catch some highlights from the Denver/ Seattle game. Tebow had several decent plays, yet the ONE & only highlight that was shown was Tebow fumbling! He had a few plays of over 15 – 20 yards. Not 1 was shown.

  4. jigwig13 says: Aug 28, 2011 10:59 AM

    Hey jim harbaugh..I hope you have something up your sleeve I’m really not looking forward to another down yr…let’s give mike brown a call?

  5. paulieorkid says: Aug 28, 2011 12:24 PM

    @ jjbadd:

    No kidding — it’s unbelievable how much editorial slant ESPN runs out non-stop while purporting to be simply reporting the facts.

    ESPN will say QB X (who went 10-19, 117 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT) put up a very impressive performance – and will focus on the 1 TD pass in the 3rd quarter.

    Similarly, but conversely – ESPN will proclaim that QB Y (who went 14-21, 198 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT, 1 F), really “struggled” in his debut with Team Z – and will then show the one fumble and the one pick that resulted from a tipped pass.

    ESPN is awful in terms of conveying the facts in neutral fashion. So agenda-driven — glad to know some out there can see straight through it.

  6. reidstinks says: Aug 28, 2011 12:53 PM

    ESPN has jumped the shark

  7. wwwmattcom says: Aug 28, 2011 1:08 PM

    Thanks PFT for that wonderful Buffalo highlight. A whole sentence. !@#$%&$#@

  8. superbowl42champs says: Aug 28, 2011 1:39 PM

    Cowboys have worst secondary in te league

  9. pacificnw7722 says: Aug 28, 2011 2:38 PM

    New offensive line coach Tom Cable’s zone blocking scheme could muster only 18 rushing yards with the starters on the field.

    OT James Carpenter couldn’t block a girl scout, Seahawks need to figure out the right side of that O-Line.

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