The Bills are hoping for some snow during their December home games.
Jets S LaRon Landry bristled when asked whether his brother, Jags S Dawan Landry, ever won any of their fights while growing up; “You really going to ask me that question?” LaRon said. “Man, I don’t lose, man.”
ESPN’s Trent Dilfer still thinks Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill eventually will become “an absolute rock star.”
Pats special-teams captain Matthew Slater opted not to comment on the proposal for eliminating kickoffs.
Browns KR Josh Cribbs is strongly opposed to eliminating the kickoff; “It’s getting to be too much of an entertainment business instead of a sport,” Cribbs said. “I know it’s a sport and entertainment and there’s a lot of revenue involved, but it’s becoming straight entertainment and no sports. We won’t even be on NFL Network, we’ll be on MTV.”
When Ravens LB Ray Lewis returned to practice on Wednesday, he was sporting a Justin Tuck-style facemask.
With the 40th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception only two weeks away, Steelers fans can submit photos of themselves “Francoing.”
Former Bengals G Nate Livings, who’ll return to Cincinnati this weekend as a member of the Cowboys, has no hard feelings; “It’s nothing personal to nobody,” Livings said. “I was there six years and put it behind me when I came to Dallas.”
The Titans’ offense is looking for better execution. (It can’t get much worse.)
The Jags promised to donate $1 to the Jacksonville Humane Society for every new Facebook “like” in November; the effort generated only 12,500 “likes,” but the Jags opted to contribute $50,000.
Eight players have been fined for hits on Colts QB Andrew Luck, with $113,250 changing hands.
Memories of a 2-14 season from 2005 are making Texans WR Andre Johnson enjoy the ride now.
After missing a kick in four straight games, Broncos K Matt Prater was a perfect four-for-four on field goals against Oakland.
All hope has been abandoned by some Raiders; “Each week is something different,” QB Carson Palmer said after the team’s 10th loss of the season. “This team desperately needs a win. . . . I wouldn’t just say that we’re on the cusp of it. I wouldn’t say it’s really close.”
The Chiefs are bringing plenty of former Browns back to Cleveland.
Could Chargers QB Philip Rivers be the biggest beneficiary of a coaching/G.M. change?
The Giants are well aware that, as defensive coordinator Perry Fewell put it, the Saints “kicked the sh-t out of us” in 2011.
Eagles coach Andy Reid isn’t looking forward to seeing the reunion of the Bucs team that took down Philly en route to a Super Bowl win; “I can’t tell you I’m excited to see that whole group again,” Reid said. “Every time I see John Lynch I get upset. But he’s also a great person, a great kid.”
Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan says what everyone should already know: Sunday’s game at Cincinnati is huge.
D.C. officials are willing to swap the FBI for the Redskins.
RB Alex Green remains the starter for the Packers, but former starter Ryan Grant will play in his first game back with the team.
Bears special-teams coordinator Dave Toub isn’t a fan of eliminating the kickoff.
Groundbreaking for the Vikings’ new stadium has been set for October 2013.
Promoted from the practice squad due to a rash of injuries (in the case of Titus Young, air quotes are necessary), Lions WR Kris Durham is ready to re-connect on the field with his college-and-current roommate, QB Matthew Stafford.
Discarded last year by Carolina, Falcons CB Robert McClain is drawing plenty of praise for his performance as a substitute for injured teammates.
Bucs coach Greg Schiano has fond memories of Philly coach Andy Reid from Schiano’s time at Rutgers; “Coach Reid is a special, special person, and he did some things with our football team, that I know with the way Andy is, he doesn’t like it mentioned, and I’ll keep it private,” Schiano said. “That would be my biggest impression of the organization — is the quality of man Coach Reid is and what he’s willing to do.”
Injuries could force the Panthers to take a closer look at younger players.
A bright spot for the Saints has been the development of DE Cameron Jordan.
The City of Prescott has submitted a proposal to host the Cardinals training camp.
Plenty of Seahawks players don’t like the idea of eliminating the kickoff; “I think it’s a little bit of a PR stunt to show our commissioner’s concern for the players,” FB Michael Robinson said.
A proliferation of yellow flags is raising a red flag for the 49ers.
The Rams are hoping it doesn’t snow in Buffalo on Sunday.