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Friday morning one-liners

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Some Bills players are using iPads to make it easier to study film of their opponents.

Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall said that he and QB Chad Henne are communicating well.

WR Matthew Slater will be the Patriots’ special teams captain this season.

Jets S Anthony Sendejo, claimed off waivers from the Cowboys, said there wasn’t much he told the team about Dallas’ defense that they didn’t already know.

The Ravens don’t think age will have an impact on the Steelers defense.

The new-look Bengals linebackers get their first real test this weekend.

It looks like Jason Pinkston will get the start at left guard for the Browns.

Age, health and cornerback play are among the concerns for the Steelers entering the season.

The Texans want to avoid the slow offensive start they had in the 2010 season.

Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star writes that the Colts will now have to show they weren’t a one-man show.

Jaguars offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter doesn’t see much difficulty involved in the change to QB Luke McCown.

The Titans defense has shifted to a more aggressive posture this season.

If the Broncos can’t stop the run, they won’t get to unleash their impressive looking pass rush.

After experimenting with others in the preseason, the Chiefs are turning their best kick returners loose.

Said Raiders coach Hue Jackson of WR Jacoby Ford, “He likes the ball in his hands, we like to put it in his hands. We need to turn this guy loose.”

A power outage curtailed the Chargers’ post-practice routine in Thursday.

Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins insists he’s “good to go” despite a knee injury.

The Giants will likely use WR Domenik Hixon as a punt returner instead of rookie WR Jerrel Jernigan.

Bob Ford of the Philadelphia Inquirer doesn’t think the Eagles linebackers are worth worrying about this season.

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett is happy with what he’s seen from the team’s rookies thus far.

The Bears still plan to find ways to use WR Johnny Knox even though Roy Williams will start on Sunday.

The Lions are sticking with Maurice Morris as their second running back.

After beating the Saints, Packers QB Aaron Rodgers mocked those who criticized the Packers for not holding players-only workouts during the lockout.

The Vikings are still deciding whether or not to use WR Percy Harvin as a kick returner.

CB Kelvin Hayden and S James Sanders will both be on the Falcons’ active roster on Sunday.

The Panthers will feature a defensive tackle rotation of Terrell McClain, Sione Fua and Andre Neblett.

Saints RB Darren Sproles finished with 250 total yards on Thursday night.

Hundreds of mourners turned out for the viewing of the late Buccaneers legend Lee Roy Selmon.

Two new Cardinals — TE Jeff King and CB Richard Marshallwill be reunited with the Panthers on Sunday.

S Quintin Mikell is looking forward to making his Rams debut against his old pals from the Eagles.

49ers WR Michael Crabtree has special cleats to help him deal with his foot injury.

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9 Responses to “Friday morning one-liners”
  1. tv426 says: Sep 9, 2011 9:44 AM

    Darren Sproles is everything that Bush was supposed to be but never was. The guy is a player – in a tiny wrapper.

  2. football58 says: Sep 9, 2011 10:05 AM

    Bust!

  3. citizenstrange says: Sep 9, 2011 10:27 AM

    Age, health and cornerback play are among the concerns for the Steelers entering the season.
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    And as always it would be sweet if Roethlisberger could score more than 10 points in the first three quarters of a big game.

  4. bturner032002 says: Sep 9, 2011 10:51 AM

    peyton manning is the new brett farve

  5. Mike Tomlin says: Sep 9, 2011 11:36 AM

    Dude, enough with the Steelers are getting old talk. We heard you the first 20 mentions and nothing has changed. As in nothing has changed since last year when they were the #2 defense in the league. So at least let them show signs of slowing down before you beat it into the ground.

  6. canadianvikingfaniii says: Sep 9, 2011 12:49 PM

    Please do not use Percy for kick returns. He is too valuable to be lost on one bad return.

  7. trollhammer20 says: Sep 9, 2011 1:00 PM

    No news from the Seahawks today? Or is no news good news?

  8. axespray says: Sep 9, 2011 1:01 PM

    Any player that shows a hint of confidence in their ability to play great football will be considered “classless” and will now be wished harm upon from football fans from now on….

  9. edmazeing1 says: Sep 9, 2011 3:52 PM

    Hue likes to put the ball in ford hands, but yet u start DHB over him at WR, & kept Miller on returns. So whats going on???

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