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Monday morning one-liners

AFC wide receiver A.J. Green of the Cincinnati Bengals smiles after he scores a touchdown during the first quarter of the NFL Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. Reuters

The Bills reportedly signed LS Garrison Sanborn to a three-year deal.

Said Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall of his big Pro Bowl performance, “Quarterbacks make it easier for me. These guys are putting it in the right places and I’m making plays. It’s easy right now.”

Patriots WR Wes Welker said that he isn’t thinking about his contract until after the Super Bowl.

Former Jets RB Curtis Martin will have to play the waiting game until this year’s Hall of Fame voting results are announced.

CB Domonique Foxworth might not have a roster spot with the Ravens next season.

Bengals rookies A.J. Green and Andy Dalton both did well in their Pro Bowl debuts.

Both Super Bowl coaches have had a hand in Browns history.

A defense of Bruce Arians’ tenure as Steelers offensive coordinator, including the bubble screen.

Texans coach Gary Kubiak led the AFC to a win at the Pro Bowl.

The Colts have to watch their rivals from New England use their complex to prepare for the Super Bowl.

Jaguars owner Shahid Khan’s yacht has made an appearance in Jacksonville.

Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck thinks the Patriots will win the Super Bowl.

South Carolina DL Melvin Ingram is on the Broncos’ draft radar.

Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson returned an interception for a touchdown in his Pro Bowl debut.

Who is in the mix for the Raiders defensive coordinator job?

G Kris Dielman’s decision about playing next season will have a great impact on the Chargers offseason.

Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware thinks Rob Ryan’s defense will pan out next season.

Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw and WR Hakeem Nicks are looking forward to facing the Patriots after missing the regular season meeting between the teams.

John Smallwood of the Philadelphia Daily News thinks the Eagles should get involved in a potential Peyton Manning availability.

New Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris didn’t want any time off after getting fired by the Buccaneers.

A meeting with a 14-year-old boy with epilepsy has turned Bears LB J.T. Thomas into an advocate for those suffering from the condition.

What’s the best way for the Lions to maximize their title chances?

Packers CB Charles Woodson said that the team needs to upgrade personnel before next season.

Fixing the offensive line is a draft priority for the Vikings.

Falcons WR Roddy White knows that the team needs to win a playoff game.

The Pro Bowl wasn’t a great one for Panthers QB Cam Newton.

Saints QB Drew Brees tried to get his Doug Flutie on at the Pro Bowl, but it didn’t work out.

Greg Schiano wants to maintain a strong relationship with Eric LeGrand, the inspirational Rutgers player making progress after a serious spinal cord injury, now that he’s head coach of the Buccaneers.

Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic doesn’t see Peyton Manning coming to the Cardinals.

A rundown of the bidders for the Los Angeles Dodgers, including Rams owner Stan Kroenke.

Making the Hall of Fame case for former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo.

Drafting a quarterback doesn’t happen all that often with the Seahawks.

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16 Responses to “Monday morning one-liners”
  1. 3octaveFart says: Jan 30, 2012 9:22 AM

    “Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck thinks the Patriots will win the Super Bowl.”

    ..so does Roger Goodell.
    / wink wink

  2. ras1tafari says: Jan 30, 2012 10:19 AM

    All year we hear about how Green Bay is the most talented team, and now there’s an article on Woodson’s opinion about upgrading the personnel.

    In the article, he says “my feeling is that they just wanted it more than we did”

    So, which is it Charles? personnel or desire?

    It’s funny how one game can change everyone’s perspective of a team, even from within.

  3. nagaswan says: Jan 30, 2012 10:19 AM

    DJ returned a fumble from his teammate for a TD

  4. xxwhodatxx says: Jan 30, 2012 10:53 AM

    I know it was just the pro bowl but damn I’d have to be embarrassed if I was Cam Newton. I don’t think he completed ONE pass.

  5. justafanofitall says: Jan 30, 2012 11:03 AM

    Woodson says they need new personnal…does that mean you better step it up a little or on the way down the road. In watching his play he has lost a step as he has been beaten many times this year for TD’s….just look at the Hail Mary…what were you doing behind the receiver as there were other times during that game.

  6. danimal1027 says: Jan 30, 2012 11:13 AM

    Thus making this the biggest FA signing Buffalo will have all year

  7. naygerkid says: Jan 30, 2012 11:37 AM

    Said Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall of his big Pro Bowl performance, “Quarterbacks make it easier for me. These guys are putting it in the right places and I’m making plays. It’s easy right now.”

    ———————–

    Because you went 100% and everybody else was only going at about 50%.

  8. ebeg420 says: Jan 30, 2012 11:38 AM

    Peyton Manning to the Eagles!!!!!
    I heard that from multiple sources!!!
    Get rid of Mike PICK!!!

  9. jamezz23 says: Jan 30, 2012 11:49 AM

    I know the pro bowl is a complete joke, but really cam Newton…. Three ints with no pass rush? It’s not like he really deserved to be there anyways and he definitely showed us why. I didn’t even watch the game after I saw that lame-o pass rush early on in the game but when I read cams stats I got to laugh a little.

  10. vtopa says: Jan 30, 2012 11:50 AM

    Drew Brees trying to do a drop kick field goal was PRICELESS.

  11. dolphins4 says: Jan 30, 2012 12:42 PM

    The Pro Bowl was boring.

  12. cjepp says: Jan 30, 2012 1:24 PM

    Not that this matters, but it’s Garrison Sanborn, not Garrett.

  13. Deb says: Jan 30, 2012 1:25 PM

    The only thing better than Brandon Marshall’s catches was his interviews. He came across as a very humble young man with a great attitude and appreciation for his NFL opportunities. Kudos to him.

  14. FinFan68 says: Jan 30, 2012 1:51 PM

    @Deb,
    He did have a decent attitude overall but some Dolphins fans are fed up with his attitude. He has thrown Henne and Moore under the bus many times. This year Marshall DROPPED no less than 6-7 easily catchable TD passes and had a few more drive killing drops on 3rd down. Those were in close games and if he would have caught just half of those, a reasonable argument could be made that the Dolphins could have been in the playoffs.

    Marshall was going at 100% last night while the defense obviously was not. He was showcasing his abilities because he knows there is a very real possibility he will be on the trade block shortly.

    He is a very good receiver and has a high ceiling on the field (off field issues are ever-present) and I would have little problem with him if he performed under pressure in games that count and if he would keep his potentially divisive comments to himself. It’s hard to figure out if his comments are meant to be interpreted badly or if he is just naive or not smart enough to realize that they might be.

  15. irishnativeson says: Jan 30, 2012 2:06 PM

    How come no mention of Goodell’s 60 minutes piece? Anybody else catch it? It is nice to have a rich daddy.

  16. Deb says: Jan 30, 2012 10:06 PM

    @FinFan68 …

    It’s true you can’t put much stock in what an offensive player does in the Pro Bowl with no defensive opposition. But he was just lovely in the interviews. I didn’t know he’d been otherwise on other occasions. He certainly made the best of his national opportunity all the way ’round last night.

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