Thursday morning one-liners

Bills TE Scott Chandler scores touchdowns on 40 percent of his catches.

Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall dropped a pass in Wednesday’s practice.

Is there a template now to beat the Patriots?

Bills KR Brad Smith recalls his time with the Jets.

Ravens OG Ben Grubbs (toe) is finally getting healthy.

The Bengals have waived CB Morgan Trent.

The Browns are incredibly thin at running back.

Steelers WR Hines Ward (ankle) vows to play in Week Nine.

Texans LB Brian Cushing has dominated in his move to inside linebacker.

Colts QB Curtis Painter comes in 28th in SI.com’s quarterback rankings.

Is Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver to blame for QB Blaine Gabbert’s struggles?

Titans RB Chris Johnson says his team’s running game “can’t get no worse.”

Broncos coach John Fox says QB Tim Tebow isn’t playing for the fans.

The Chiefs are in the midst of a rebirth.

Raiders QB Carson Palmer spoke to the media on Wednesday.

The Chargers have a difficult pass defense schedule the rest of the way.

Cowboys OG Kyle Kosier is managing his plantar fasciitis.

Giants WR Ramses Barden will come off the PUP list this week.

Why is Eagles WR Jason Avant picking fights with fans?

ESPN980.com recaps the Redskins’ Week Nine game player by player.

Bears OG Chris Spencer has excelled in his transition from center.

Lions CB Eric Wright would like a long-term contract extension.

Packers DE Mike Neal (knee) may be nearing a return.

Vikings QB Christian Ponder has received two straight game balls.

Falcons OT Sam Baker may miss a month with a back injury.

The Panthers are better than their 2-6 record.

Saints RB Mark Ingram (heel) is still unable to practice.

The Bucs hope to hold Saints QB Drew Brees under seven yards per attempt.

Does Cardinals RB Beanie Wells see many eight-man fronts?

Here’s a look at the 49ers’ Week Nine injury report.

Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson will resume starting in Week Nine.

The Rams will be in the market for receivers and cornerbacks in the 2012 draft.