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Tuesday morning one-liners

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Buffalo’s fast start has folks believing in the Bills this year.

Dolphins RB Larry Johnson’s roster spot is not guaranteed.

Tom Curran of CSNNE.com hears that Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez could be out 4-6 weeks with his knee injury.

Jets WR Santonio Holmes escaped the second week of the season in good shape physically.

Rookie receiver Torrey Smith has yet to make an impact in Baltimore.

Cincinnati’s defense continues to slip.  They are giving up a lot of big plays.

Browns S T.J. Ward showed off his cover skills against the Colts.

The Steelers stayed committed to the running game against Seattle.  (That’s easy to do when your defense is pitching a shutout.)

The toughness that Texans CB Johnathan Joseph displayed Sunday helped set a tone for the entire defense.

Some things about the Colts never change: Their return units are struggling.

The Jaguars are trying to stress that their dismal effort in New York was only one loss.

Titans coach Mike Munchak wants to get backup running back Javon Ringer the ball more.

Broncos RB Willis McGahee may have played himself into a starting job, whether Knownshon Moreno gets healthy or not.

The Chiefs are coming to grips with the fact that Jamaal Charles will not be back this year.

Yes, Raiders rookie WR Denarius Moore has earned more playing time after his sensational performance against Buffalo.

San Diego biggest problem this year: Turnovers.  (Well, that was a problem last year too.)

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett admitted that his playcall to end regulation on Sunday (a toss to Miles Austin) was a bad idea.

Already thin at cornerback, the Giants benched Aaron Ross for part of Monday night’s game.

Jason Babin’s second game back with the Eagles wasn’t nearly as strong as the season opener.

The 2011 Redskins offense looks more like what you’d expect to see out of a Mike Shanahan production.

Jay Cutler was hit 16 times against the Saints.  That’s not optimal.

It’s a fun time to be a Lions fan. “The Lions have gone from lousy to good so quickly that we barely had time to wonder whether they might be good. After two games, I have no doubt: They’re good,” Michael Rosenberger of the Detroit Free Press writes.

Green Bay needs to improve on its play in the red zone.

Vikings DT Kevin Williams is ready to return from suspension.

Falcons QB Matt Ryan’s playcalling ability is one of his best attributes.

The career of Panthers LB Thomas Davis appears to be in jeopardy after his latest ACL tear.

The Saints’ running back rotation is working out well thus far, with Mark Ingram getting fewer carries than expected.

The Bucs have received strong play from their rookie MLB Mason Foster.

The Cardinals offense has made some big plays, but it has been unable to sustain drives.

The Rams remain in the NFC West. At least they have that going for them.

49ers WR Braylon Edwards is “day-to-day” after suffering a knee sprain that limited him to three plays against Dallas.

Seattle coach Pete Carroll needs to see wideout Sidney Rice practice for a full week before playing him.

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6 Responses to “Tuesday morning one-liners”
  1. dmiller68 says: Sep 20, 2011 10:32 AM

    Seahawks fans need to see a QB that can play…

  2. shackdelrio says: Sep 20, 2011 10:36 AM

    “The Chiefs are coming to grips with the fact that Jamaal Charles will not be back this year.”

    So is Andrew Luck…

  3. rexismybff says: Sep 20, 2011 10:41 AM

    Boston will be in full-blown panic mode after this weekend, after the Red Sox fall behind the Rays in the wildcard this week, and the Pats and their league-worst pass defense get torched by the Bills.

  4. carson9 says: Sep 20, 2011 11:04 AM

    While Pete Carroll is practicing Sidney Rice, he needs to have open auditions for QB, because T Jack blows. Matt Cassell would be an upgrade at this point. LOL!

  5. thejuddstir says: Sep 20, 2011 11:11 AM

    “Seattle coach Pete Carroll needs to see wideout Sidney Rice practice for a full week before playing him.”————————————————–That ain’t gonna happen! Might as well put Sid on IR right now and open up a roster spot for another one of Pete’s great signings, how about Jamarcus Russell, Jeff George or Tavaris Jackson….wait, TJoke has already been signed by some semi-semi-pro team.

  6. tatatoothy says: Sep 20, 2011 1:20 PM

    Nah, these aren’t any good … here’s a one-liner for you:

    Why isn’t phonetic spelled the way it sounds?

    Think about it. I’ll be here all afternoon.

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