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Saturday morning one-liners

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Bills DL Marcell Dareus thinks that Tom Brady is able to successfully lobby officials for flags during games.

The Dolphins want Sun Life Stadium to feel more like the Orange Bowl.

The Patriots focused on trying to replicate the speed of the Giants pass rush during practice.

Former Jets RB Curtis Martin hopes to go into the Hall of Fame with Bill Parcells.

Ravens C Matt Birk is still contemplating retirement.

Several Bengals players made the rounds at Radio Row in Indianapolis.

A breakdown of the Browns’ defensive backs.

There will be another commercial appearance for former Steelers DE Mean Joe Greene on Sunday.

Texans G Mike Brisiel was pleased to make the USA Today “All-Joe” team.

Former Colts WR Raymond Berry will help present the Lombardi Trophy on Sunday night.

Todd McShay of ESPN has the Jaguars taking North Carolina DE Quinton Coples in his latest mock draft.

Titans CB Jason McCourty is supporting his brother Devin’s attempt to win a Super Bowl this weekend.

The Broncos have hired Mike Sullivan as their new salary cap director.

Former Chiefs coach Dick Vermeil talks about the difficulty involved with building a coaching staff.

Los Angeles looks like less of a possibility for the Raiders after Roger Goodell’s press conference.

Chargers LB Shaun Phillips has been sued for allegedly throwing a champagne bottle that hit someone in the head.

Former Cowboys T Kurt Voellers has been sentenced to 30 months in jail for trafficking marijuana.

The Giants have used a video of a high school cross-country runner crawling across the finish line as motivation this season.

Boston College LB Luke Kuechly is a popular mock draft pick for the Eagles.

Joe Gibbs has been doing interviews and sharing memories of his Super Bowl trips with the Redskins.

Said Bears CB Charles Tillman of his trip to the Pro Bowl, “It was an experience. I definitely had a blast. And I’m definitely looking forward to going to more. It was a great experience. Every player should experience it at least once, with their families. The whole family was there. That was one of those Griswold, family vacations. It was special.”

Lions QB Matthew Stafford doesn’t have his heart set on winning Comeback Player of the Year.

Can Packers TE Jermichael Finley have the kind of year we’ve seen from Rob Gronkowski?

Vikings P Chris Kluwe thinks the Patriots will win the Super Bowl.

The Falcons want an open-air stadium, but there may have to be a retractable roof to get it built.

LSU DT Michael Brockers is a popular mock draft choice for the Panthers.

The Saints hope T Willie Roaf ups the franchise’s representation in the Hall of Fame.

Looking ahead to the Buccaneers in free agency.

Cardinals president Michael Bidwill wouldn’t take the bait when asked about Peyton Manning.

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch thought commissioner Roger Goodell sent a “rather stern message” about the future of the Rams in St. Louis.

San Francisco couldn’t match the stadium deal Santa Clara handed the 49ers.

Former Seahawks LB Isaiah Kacyvenski is a member of the board of the Sports Legacy Institute, which is working to raise awareness of the dangers of concussions.

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2 Responses to “Saturday morning one-liners”
  1. 3octaveFart says: Feb 4, 2012 12:06 PM

    “Bills DL Marcell Dareus thinks that Tom Brady is able to successfully lobby officials for flags during games.”

    That’s because he can.
    We’ve all seen li’l Tommy “Please Don’t Hit Me” Brady
    get nailed, only to jump up and start mouthing to an official, who obediently nods and throws the flag – sometimes several seconds after the play ended…

  2. footballhistorian says: Feb 5, 2012 2:56 AM

    Kurt Vollers – ended up on the Colts – but has to be advertised as a Cowboy. By a Dallas reporter (whose a perennial @$$ anyway) who just woke up and remembered he had to file a story this week.

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