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Monday morning one-liners

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Before his five catches on Sunday, Bills TE Scott Chandler had been released from teams more often than he’d caught passes in the NFL.

Said Dolphins LB Cameron Wake of Patriots QB Tom Brady, “He’s human, right? He has two eyes and red blood? If you cut him, will he bleed? He puts his pants on one leg at a time.”

The Patriots unveil their new look on defense Monday night.

The play call that led to Sunday night’s crucial punt block was “Cowboy,” a name coined by Jets special teams coach Mike Westhoff.

Ravens DT Haloti Ngata helped his contract cause on Sunday.

The Bengals followed their formula to a season opening victory.

Browns QB Colt McCoy struggled to explain what happened to the Browns offense after they took a 17-13 lead.

Sunday wasn’t a good day for the Steelers linebackers.

The Texans were pretty happy with Mario Williams‘ first game as an outside linebacker.

Colts players and coaches were all trying to come up with the best way to express that Sunday’s loss was just one game of a long season.

Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew wants more touches than he got on Sunday.

Kenny Britt’s five catches for 136 yards and two touchdowns represented a good portion of the Titans offense in their loss to the Jaguars.

Broncos WR Brandon Lloyd hopes a better running game makes his life easier.

The Chiefs special teams were abysmal against the Bills.

Raiders offensive coordinator Al Saunders said this year’s Raiders team has more speed than the “Greatest Show on Turf” Rams.

Days after getting a fat new contract, Chargers P Mike Scifres helped save the day by stepping in for injured K Nate Kaeding.

LB Sean Lee’s work was a bright spot in an otherwise dark night for the Cowboys.

Giants DT Chris Canty gave an emotional postgame interview saying he was embarrassed about the way the team represented New York on Sunday.

CB Nnamdi Asomugha had an uneven day in his Eagles debut.

Chris Cooley now has more catches than any other tight end in Redskins history.

Defensive tackles Henry Melton and Amobi Okoye gave the Bears a strong pass rush up the middle on Sunday.

The Lions’ gamble on fourth down to WR Calvin Johnson paid off in a touchdown and set the tone for the rest of the day.

The Packers know that they need to be better on defense and special teams going forward.

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was kept in check after a strong first half.

Falcons coach Mike Smith had stern words for LB Sean Weatherspoon after a missed tackle on the first Bears touchdown.

After 178 receiving yards and two touchdowns, Panthers WR Steve Smith had harsh words for those who wrote him off.

Both the offensive and defensive lines have questions to answer after the Saints’ opening loss.

When the Buccaneers went to a hurry-up offense, RB LeGarrette Blount was marginalized.

Communication was a problem for the Cardinals defense on Sunday.

The signing of RB Cadillac Williams paid immediate dividends for the Rams.

49ers WR Michael Crabtree sat out most of the second half because of his foot injury.

The Seahawks defense held the 49ers to 209 total yards in a game that was lost in other phases.

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8 Responses to “Monday morning one-liners”
  1. somesome says: Sep 12, 2011 9:35 AM

    Ngata did not have to help his cause, he will get paid no matter what.

    If Ngata and Suh played on the same team the opposing offense would just have to kneel three times and punt. No point in lining up.

  2. bleedgreen says: Sep 12, 2011 9:44 AM

    Asomugha had an ‘uneven’ day? He gave up 1 amazing circus catch that was a questionable catch in the first place, there just wasn’t enough video evidence to over turn it, and he gave up a questionable penalty on an otherwise uncatchable ball. Thats it. I’m impressed with his debut. Samuel had 2 INTs that he dropped, and a Safety had another INT that was in and out of his hands. Asomugha forced Bradford to make some questionable throws.

  3. sullijo1 says: Sep 12, 2011 9:52 AM

    Good for Scott Chandler, but it was against the Chiefs…, let’s not get too excited.

  4. cwmorga says: Sep 12, 2011 10:26 AM

    Raiders offensive coordinator Al Saunders said this year’s Raiders team has more speed than the “Greatest Show on Turf” Rams.


    Of course the Raiders have speed. Forty times are the primary criteria they use to evaluate players.

    As fast as the “Greatest Show on Turf”? Maybe. As talented? Not even close.

  5. Deb says: Sep 12, 2011 10:58 AM

    Ngata needed contract help?? Please. I may be a Steelers fan, but Ozzie is the man and he knows what Ngata is worth.

    Sunday wasn’t a good day for the Steelers linebackers? No kidding.

  6. ticalcaldwell says: Sep 12, 2011 11:45 AM

    I hate Ravens, but Ngata is a beast. Raven’s looked pissed yesterday….Good for them…I am a Bengals fan, so I bleed hatred for the steelers and their fat 6burg fans….Go Ravens…for now

  7. ilaughatitall says: Sep 12, 2011 12:03 PM

    Ngata let everyone know he was a man on the Ray Lewis pick. Just watch that play again, mind you it was shortly after he drilled Mendenhall causing a fumble, and see how he absolutely dominated the Steelers.

  8. pigskinswag says: Sep 12, 2011 3:58 PM

    “Communication was a problem for the Cardinals defense on Sunday.”

    TALENT was a problem for the Cardinals defense on Sunday.


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