Rex Ryan isn’t looking forward to playing in the place where he lost AFC title games as Ravens defensive coordinator and Jets head coach.
Bills defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt thinks his defense will improve once they become more confident, less reactive, and more aggressive. (The good news is they can’t get much worse.)
Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden was disappointed in how his running backs handled pass protection on Monday night. (And ESPN’s Jon Gruden likely said it was some of the best pass protection he’d ever seen from a team’s running backs.)
The Colts’ special teams showed promise in Week One.
A bootlegged Broncos/Obama T-shirt is a hot seller in Denver.
After missing Week One with a lingering calf injury, Raiders C Stefan Wisnieski will play on Sunday against the Dolphins.
Junior Seau’s No. 55 will join No. 19 (Lance Alworth) and No. 14 (Dan Fouts) as the only retired numbers in Chargers history.
Chiefs radio analyst Len Dawson thinks Bills coach Chan Gailey’s August 2009 departure as Chiefs offensive coordinator was a “strange deal.”
Redskins LS Nick Sunberg is “100 percent” certain he’ll be ready to go when his time on the temporary IR list has ended. (And we’re 100 percent uncertain why the Redskins would use that one-per-club designation on a snapper.)
Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan is trying to be quieter, because he doesn’t want to be a distraction.
The Lions defensive linemen found brown, leather recliners in their meeting room, and it’s believed that DT Ndamukong Suh sprang for the new furniture. (It’s important to properly rest the stomping leg.)
The Packers had been planning that fake field goal for two or three years.
Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo thinks the defense let the team down in Week One; “Hopefully with a strong week of practice and some prideful men, which I do believe we have, we can get it straightened out,” Spagnuolo said.
Former Falcons LB Keith Brooking, who returns to the Georgia Dome with the Broncos on Monday, says he called Arthur Blank to apologize for Brooking’s “antics” after a game in 2009.
Panthers DE Charles Johnson is pragmatic about his lack of sacks; “If you ain’t getting nothing, you ain’t getting nothing. People don’t look at [whether you got close]. People look at stats. If I ain’t got none, I ain’t got none.”
When the Bucs face the Giants, it could be shades of Super Bowl XXXVII.
The 49ers converted only two of nine third downs on Sunday against the Packers.
The record for the largest gathering of people wearing false mustaches should be shattered on Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome, which could be the only record that the Rams shatter this year.