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Tuesday morning one-liners

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The Bills website asks if Ryan Fitzpatrick can be an upper echelon quarterback.

Backfield depth shouldn’t be a problem for the Dolphins.

Will this be WR Wes Welker’s final year with the Patriots?

Speed might be DeMario Davis’ ticket into the Jets’ linebacker rotation.

Ravens RB Ray Rice’s contract goes against the notion that teams won’t spend big money for running backs.

It was no surprise that the Bengals and K Mike Nugent failed to agree on a contract.

Browns RB Trent Richardson takes pride in defying doubters.

The battle to replace Aaron Smith at defensive end should be a highlight of Steelers camp.

Getting a handle on the new-look Texans offensive line.

Do the Colts have enough balance between offense and defense?

Jaguars K Josh Scobee thinks his new contract comes with added pressure to perform.

The Titans hope a more diverse offense helps RB Chris Johnson.

Broncos vice president of football operations John Elway is getting back into the car business.

Looking at Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe’s options after the deadline passed without a long-term deal.

Said former Raiders coach Tom Flores of the celebration of Al Davis’ life held earlier this month in Las Vegas, “A great final standoff to somebody that I was with for many, many years…some warm and fuzzy, some not so warm and fuzzy. But you know the old saying Whatever happens in Vegas stays there? Some of the stories we better leave them there.”

Only Chargers season ticket holders will be allowed to watch the team’s practices with the Cowboys.

Said Cowboys G David Arkin, “I feel like I have gotten better. The first day of camp last year to now I feel much more comfortable. It feels I can actually play football.”

Giants P Steve Weatherford is full of confidence for the year to come.

It’s a happier summer for Eagles wide receivers DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin.

Redskins TE Fred Davis will have to keep waiting for a new contract.

The Bears and RB Matt Forte should both feel good about getting a contract done before the deadline.

Motivation shouldn’t be a problem for the Lions this season.

Road construction will be an obstacle for Packers fans hoping to watch practice at camp.

Former Vikings TE Jim Kleinsasser will be inducted into the University of North Dakota Athletics Hall of Fame.

Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com thinks the Falcons will make another run at signing CB Brent Grimes after the season.

Better health is crucial for the Panthers defense this season.

How much blitzing will the Saints do this season?

Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times on the Buccaneers’ decision to take advantage of the new blackout rule.

Sifting through breakout candidates on the Cardinals.

The Rams have created a lot more cornerback depth this offseason.

A look at the crowd at running back for the 49ers.

Seahawks WR Golden Tate has been working out with Terrell Owens.

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3 Responses to “Tuesday morning one-liners”
  1. rhodeislandpatriotsfan says: Jul 17, 2012 8:15 AM

    At this juncture in his career, Wes Welker needs to think about Wes Welker. That’s why I believe 2012 should and will be his last season in New England. Hasn’t Welker’s salary (excluding workout, roster, signing, and option bonuses) varied from $550,000 to $2.15 million since joining the Pats? If so, then that’s peanuts, especially considering during that time he’s been a four-time Pro Bowler and All-Pro, and a three-time NFL reception leader. I expect that Welker, the man Tom Brady reportedly called the “heart and soul” of the Patriots and “the best player on our team,” will reach unrestricted free agency after the 2012 season. I also expect that Wes will finally, and for the first time in his career, secure a long-term, competitively-priced deal in 2013—with a team not named the New England Patriots, of course—commensurate with his status as an elite NFL wide receiver.

  2. drainbameged says: Jul 17, 2012 8:45 AM

    Can’t wait to see what the fins rbs do in a zone off.

  3. NoHomeTeam says: Jul 17, 2012 1:05 PM

    “Broncos vice president of football operations John Elway is getting back into the car business.”

    Back into the car business? My Sunday L.A. times is usually stuffed with at least one multipage ad for “Elway Toyota.”

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