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Monday morning one-liners

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Bills rookie CB Stephon Gilmore had a better effort in his second NFL game.

Dolphins rookie RB Lamar Miller played well in his debut, including a touchdown to cap the scoring.

Jim Donaldson of the Providence Journal finds no shortage of people to take blame for the Patriots loss.

Two personal fouls from S LaRon Landry helped put the Jets defense in tough positions.

Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun didn’t care for the Ravens’ play calling on offense.

The Bengals special teams made a strong impact during their victory.

Browns QB Brandon Weeden bounced back nicely from a rough opening game.

The Steelers defense held up just fine without LB James Harrison and CB Troy Polamalu.

Running backs Arian Foster and Ben Tate combined to get the Texans running game back in gear.

An injury to C Samson Satele will have the Colts shuffling pieces on the offensive line.

It was a disheartening day for the Jaguars, according to Gene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union.

A failure to convert on third down was disastrous for the Titans.

Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas is heading home to Georgia on Monday night.

A fumble by RB Peyton Hillis on the goal line was part of a rough day for the Chiefs offense.

There wasn’t any improvement for the Raiders running game in Miami.

The Chargers have gotten a lot out of their depth this season.

Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree came back to Earth in Week Two.

Giants WR Hakeem Nicks had 10 catches for 199 yards and a touchdown with his grandmother in the stands for the first time in his career.

The Eagles got a strong game from LB Mychal Kendricks on Sunday.

A silly penalty by Redskins WR Josh Morgan can’t cover for the other reasons for Sunday’s loss.

The Bears defense has been able to hold up its end of the bargain.

Going heavy on the running game didn’t help the Lions in the first half.

TE Jermichael Finley’s inconsistency hasn’t cost him much in the eyes of Packers coaches.

Penalties helped sink the Vikings in Sunday’s loss.

The Falcons have a big stage to prove how good they are on Monday night.

Panthers WR Brandon LaFell continues to lay claim to a prime role in the offense.

The Saints weren’t able to keep the Panthers pass rush at bay in Sunday’s loss.

Said Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy, “We had some good takeaways, but those turnovers also covered up a lot of stuff we didn’t do today. We’ve got to learn to keep our foot on the gas.”

The Cardinals were able to create a pass rush using just their pass rush on Sunday.

Rams players and coaches thought Sunday’s win was a big one for QB Sam Bradford.

The 49ers clinched their win over the Lions by looking to WR Michael Crabtree on third downs.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll thinks QB Russell Wilson played a “really cool” game against the Cowboys.

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4 Responses to “Monday morning one-liners”
  1. spellingcops says: Sep 17, 2012 9:10 AM

    Remember when people (homers) were picking the Chiefs to win the west and Darren McFadden was the best rb in the league?

  2. tmac4454 says: Sep 17, 2012 9:34 AM

    The Saints weren’t able to keep the Panthers pass rush at bay in Sunday’s loss.

    Wanted Alive:
    Sean Peyton+Gregg Williams badly missed in the Boot.

  3. kiopta1 says: Sep 17, 2012 9:40 AM

    Remember when Stafford started playing football in the first quarter rather than the fourth.

  4. pftwstbshmc says: Sep 17, 2012 11:48 AM

    The blame in the Patriots game?

    Plain and simple – play calls.

    The absolute worse I have seen in decades (I’ve been following the team for almost 4). If it was
    obvious to me, a guy who just likes watching the game, to see what they were going to do, what do you think the professionals saw?

    That’s what is to blame for the loss, plain and simple. I’m sure some of you out there will have more to add, but if you do, it would just be the icing, decorations and candles on the cake.

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