Saturday morning one-liners


Bills G.M. Buddy Nix talked about some of the draft prospects in this year’s class.

Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill might be the best Dolphins quarterback option.

DE Andre Carter would like to return to the Patriots.

It doesn’t look like the Jets will be in the market for big-ticket free agents.

You can stop wondering if Ravens S Ed Reed is going to retire.

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis plans to give younger players shots to earn more time next season.

The Browns have spoken with Alabama RB Trent Richardson.

Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey is doing well in his rehab from ankle surgery.

Baylor WR Kendall Wright looks like a good fit for the Texans.

Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star doesn’t think the Colts should put Stanford QB Andrew Luck on the bench.

Jaguars DT Tyson Alualu had a procedure to clean out his knee.

It still looks like CB Cortland Finnegan’s days with the Titans are over.

Did Broncos QB Brady Quinn’s comments about Tim Tebow cross the line?

The Chiefs met with Baylor QB Robert Griffin for 15 minutes at the combine.

Combine superstars, like Raiders CB Demetrius Van Dyke, have had mixed success in the NFL.

Chargers G.M. A.J. Smith is always open to a draft day trade.

The Cowboys’ talent problems are greater than their leadership problems.

Giants defensive linemen Chris Canty, Linval Joseph, and Justin Tuck all required operations after the Super Bowl.

DT Derek Landri wants to remain with the Eagles.

Mike Freeman of thinks the Redskins, or any other team, that trades up for Baylor QB Robert Griffin III will be happy with their choice.

Mark Potash of the Chicago Sun-Times thinks Bears G.M. Phil Emery is making a mistake by not speaking to the media at the combine.

Lions G.M. Martin Mayhew thinks pass rushers are the best way to help cornerbacks.

The Packers could find themselves in the market for a new center.

Ralph Nader took some shots at the Vikings stadium financing plan.

Falcons G.M. Thomas Dimitroff and other personnel men are surprised by the dwindling number of tight ends at the Combine.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera had lots of good things to say about LB James Anderson’s season.

Would DE John Abraham be a fit with the Saints?

Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano said that hiring an assistant coach from LSU isn’t a signal about the team’s draft intentions.

There’s a good reason that the Cardinals aren’t willing to let DL Calais Campbell hit the open market.

The Rams don’t have much precedent for dealing with their lease issue.

A deep group of wide receivers in the draft should please the 49ers.

Said Seahawks coach Pete Carroll of Baylor QB Robert Griffin III, “But he’s just such a marvelous athlete, and he’s so smart. And he has such a great makeup about him – and I’m saying that ahead of us visiting with him when we’ll get to know him more in time. But I would think that he can handle anything.”