Saturday morning one-liners

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Rookie DT Marcell Dareus is turning into a leader for the Bills.

How much more can Dolphins QB Matt Moore improve this season?

Patriots coach Bill Belichick did his best to explain why the team has done so well in December over the years.

Said Jets T D’Brickashaw Ferguson, “I’ve seen the commercials and I’m very aware of [Brian] Orakpo. I think he’s doing a good job as an actor. He has a future there.”

The Ravens have done a good job of protecting QB Joe Flacco recently.

A round of predictions for the Bengals-Steelers game.

DE Jayme Mitchell is back in the starting lineup for the Browns.

Steelers S Troy Polamalu doesn’t plan on changing the way he plays in light of head injuries.

WR Jacoby Jones turned up the speed on the JUGS machine after catching passes from Texans QB T.J. Yates.

Mike Murphy drew a tough opponent in his first weekend as the Colts’ defensive coordinator.

Don’t look for this week’s coaching changes to result in a rapid transformation for Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert.

The Titans are getting a lot of help from their special teams this season.

S Rahim Moore will have a hard time winning back a starting spot with the Broncos.

CB Javier Arenas has shown improvement in the Chiefs defense.

Raiders coach Hue Jackson has a big decision to make regarding LB Rolando McClain.

T Jared Gaither might be pressed into immediate service for the Chargers.

Rob Ryan is still focused on the Cowboys defense and not on head coaching opportunities.

Giants S Antrel Rolle refused to comment on assertions that the defense quit on Monday night.

Bob Ford of the Philadelphia Inquirer thinks the Eagles front office deserves blame for what’s happened this season.

Redskins DL Stephen Bowen and RB Roy Helu each picked up fines for hits in the Seattle game.

Lance Louis has helped the Bears in several different ways this season.

Said Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham of DT Ndamukong Suh, “Well, I can’t defend it. I’m sure that the organization’s in charge of that. I coach him, and I love him, and I’ll never change on that. He’s a great man, and I appreciate the ability I have to coach him.”

The Packers don’t think CB Davon House is ready to get on the field just yet.

Vikings S Jamarca Sanford, an Ole Miss alum, thought he was done facing Tim Tebow.

DE Lawrence Sidbury is making the most of his limited snaps with the Falcons.

Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart does a good job of gaining yards after contact.

QB Drew Brees has a lot of fun running the Saints offense.

The Buccaneers’ run defense hasn’t improved all that much in the last three years.

A knee brace is costing Cardinals RB Beanie Wells some of his speed.

Rams C Tony Wragge is returning to San Francisco for the first time since leaving the 49ers.

The 49ers are facing the last running back to score a touchdown against them.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll referred to RB Marshawn Lynch and DT Red Bryant are keys to the future of the franchise.