Monday morning one-liners


The best day of Bills RB C.J. Spiller’s career wasn’t enough to get the team a victory.

Edwin Pope of the Miami Herald thinks Dolphins coach Tony Sparano is making a strong case to keep his job.

WR Matthew Slater saw a fair bit of time in the Patriots secondary against the Colts.

LB Aaron Maybin made another big play for the Jets when he sacked QB Rex Grossman and forced a fumble in the fourth quarter.

Ravens rookie CB Jimmy Smith intercepted a pass in his first start of the season.

It wasn’t the best day of the season for Bengals QB Andy Dalton.

Said Browns DL Scott Paxson, “We got slaughtered. They kicked our butt up front. We’ve just got to swallow it and move on.”

Antonio Brown finally broke a big return for the Steelers.

Texans LB DeMeco Ryans said he has never heard Reliant Stadium louder than it was on Sunday.

QB Dan Orlovsky played well in his first Colts start although he wasn’t dwelling on that after the game.

The new look Jaguars have their coming out party on Monday night.

Injuries forced the Titans to scramble in their secondary against the Bills.

A big day by LB Mario Haggan meant that the Broncos didn’t miss Von Miller too much.

Chiefs rookie LB Justin Houston had three sacks in his best game of the season.

A lack of explosiveness on offense caught up to the Raiders in Miami.

The Chargers are trying to put off the inevitable for another week.

RB Felix Jones played a bigger role in the Cowboys offense this week.

LB Chase Blackburn had an interception in his return to the Giants.

A look at the Eagles with the most to gain and most to lose in the final four weeks.

The Redskins will lose two of their few remaining offensive talents with the suspensions of TE Fred Davis and T Trent Williams.

Allowing seven sacks on Sunday is just one reason why it might be panic time for the Bears.

T Jeff Backus set a Lions record with his 172nd consecutive start on Sunday night.

Packers WR Jordy Nelson put some more highlights into a season filled with them on Sunday.

Another huge day for DE Jared Allen was made less enjoyable by another Vikings loss.

A holding call on CB Dunta Robinson cost the Falcons their best chance at beating the Texans.

It was quite a day for Panthers QB Cam Newton.

Jimmy Graham became the first Saints tight end to record 1,000-plus receiving yards in a season.

Buccaneers DE Da’Quan Bowers had 1.5 sacks and two quarterback hits in his second NFL start.

In their last three home games against the Cowboys, the Cardinals have won the game on the final play.

The Rams offense had the kind of day that leads to the team’s owner refusing to discuss the employment future of his coach and general manager.

WR Kyle Williams keeps making big plays for the 49ers offense.

A look at how DT Brandon Mebane made his way to the middle of the Seahawks’ defensive line.

5 responses to “Monday morning one-liners

  1. The Eagles don’t need a new head coach.What they need is a really good defensive coordinator.This team has lots of talent on defense but are being used wrong and look confused or disinterested.When this team get a really good defensive coordinator this defense and team will be great.

  2. dolphins4 says:
    Dec 5, 2011 10:29 AM
    The Eagles don’t need a new head coach.What they need is a really good defensive coordinator.
    …and a new head coach.

  3. Wow, Miami was fast yesterday. Both offense and defense. Got to hand it to them. Unfortunately they are running out of games to right their ship. And unfortunately for the Raiders, there are too many games left to lose this division.

  4. Shame that the ref didn’t call a very obvious block in the back during Antonio Brown’s return. Heck, even both announcers said they couldn’t believe that it wasn’t called.

    (Not that it would have mattered anyway in the outcome. My Bengals got smoked.)

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