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Saturday morning one-liners

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Dolphins players will join Dade County officials and locals kids on Wednesday to demonstrate the use of new outdoor exercise equipment at West Perrine Park.

Former Pats DT Jayce Sayler reflects on the three-week span in 2001 in which QB Tom Brady went from being unknown to unforgettable.

Bills RB C.J. Spiller went back to his hometown of Lake Butler, Florida to host a youth football camp.

Jets owner Woody Johnson may or may not have explained the “shotgun” formation to Dick Cheney at a recent Mitt Romney fundraiser hosted by the former Vice President.

Ravens LB Ray Lewis is selling workout products, including a $75 deck of cards.

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin explains his decision to return to Hampton Roads, Virginia, for an annual youth football camp; “Because it’s home,” Tomlin said.  “It’s what’s produced me.  I benefited from a lot of people in this community, their insight and lessons they taught me.  I want to impart some of the lessons on the next generation.”

Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com thinks the arrival of WR Josh Gordon could mean the eventual departure of WR Mohamed Massaquoui.

Bengals CB Brandon Ghee is hoping to climb the depth chart higher than second string.

Former Colts and Penn State RB Lydell Mitchell is defending Joe Paterno, despite the findings of the Louis Freeh report.

New Titans G Steve Hutchinson knows from experience that new Titans DE Kamerion Wimbley can get to the quarterback.

The Jaguars new black jerseys have been leaked.

When it comes to season tickets, the Texans have 99 pallets.

The Chargers have announced that they will announce on Monday the 36th member to their Hall of Fame.  In an announcement.

Bucking the league-wide trend, the Raiders have seen attendance increase during each of the past two years.

Broncos CB Tracy Porter is bringing to Colorado his Pick 6 Foundation, which is dedicated to fighting childhood obesity.

Dexter Heyman hopes to be the next undrafted linebacker to win a roster spot with the Chiefs.

Former Redskins QB Sonny Jurgensen is a believer in new Redskins QB Robert Griffin III; “This is exactly what the Redskins need,” Jurgensen said. “He’s very gifted.  He’s such a tremendous athlete.  I’ve never seen anyone so quick playing that position.”

In Albany, the Giants’ preseason opener will be bumped to a second-tier channel, thanks to the Olympics.

TE John Phillips will have an expanded role for the Cowboys this year.

In a segment for ESPN’s “My Wish” series, Eagles WR DeSean Jackson helps a young boy write and record a rap song.

Green Bay’s City Council wants to help get former Packers OL Jerry Kramer into the Hall of Fame.

Bears QB Jay Cutler seems to be finally embracing his celebrity status.

FB James Bryant and TE Will Heller could be battling for the same roster spot in Detroit.  (The job possibly will go to whoever gets arrested first.)

Despite lingering concerns about his health, Vikings LB Jasper Brinkley says he’s “ready to go.”

Buccaneers WR Preston Parker has benefited from his past relationship with RB Earnest Graham, and from his new relationship with WR Vincent Jackson.

Falcons QB Matt Ryan could benefit from the new deal signed by Saints QB Drew Brees, especially since they have the same agent.

Saints interim coach Joe Vitt says he was never worried about the Drew Brees deal not getting done.

Panthers QB Cam Newton recently spoke at a youth basketball camp, urging kids to stay in school, not to drugs, and not charge for their autographs.

A parking dispute between the Cardinals and the City of Glendale, which at one point prompted the team to threaten to sue for $67 million, has been resolved.

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch, along with 49ers QB Josh Johnson, gave a $500 scholarship to a gunshot victim in Oakland.  (Why didn’t they just buy him a laptop battery?)

Rams coach Jeff Fisher has imported his celebrity softball game to St. Louis.

The 49ers and franchise-tagged S Dashon Goldson aren’t making progress toward a long-term deal in advance of Monday’s deadline.

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4 Responses to “Saturday morning one-liners”
  1. scratchnpost1234 says: Jul 14, 2012 8:45 AM

    FB James Bryant and TE Will Heller could be battling for the same roster spot in Detroit. (The job possibly will go to whoever gets arrested first.)

    This is the only comment you can make about the Lions? Classy Florio, real classy

  2. talkintrashallday says: Jul 14, 2012 9:03 AM

    wow…so Marshawn Lynch and Josh Johnson give a gunshot victim a $500 scholarship? what’s that gonna buy? Half a text book???

  3. joetoronto says: Jul 14, 2012 9:08 AM

    “The Jaguars new black jerseys have been leaked.”

    Soon, all the teams will be in black.

    No others will look like the Raiders though.

    Silver & Black forever baby!

  4. crabboil says: Jul 14, 2012 8:27 PM

    Matty Spice is no Drew Brees.

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