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Monday morning one-liners

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Said Bills RB C.J. Spiller of crossing the 1,000-yard plateau, “You get beat like that, there’s nothing you can take away from this game that you can walk away and say you’re proud of. Yeah, it’s good to rush for a thousand, but when you get your brains beat in like that, there’s nothing to be happy about.”

WR Brian Hartline became the eighth Dolphins receiver to gain more than 1,000 receiving yards in a season.

Some hidden flaws in the Patriots defense might have been exposed on Sunday night.

Stopping Chris Johnson will be essential to the Jets keeping their playoff hopes alive.

The Ravens made the playoffs on Sunday, but there wasn’t much else to like about their day.

Signing with the Bengals offers FB John Conner a chance to return to familiar stomping grounds.

There was a lot of unhappiness in the Browns locker room after the loss to the Redskins.

Steelers WR Antonio Brown admitted his earlier fumble on a punt return made him skittish on a kick he allowed to take a big Cowboys bounce late in the fourth quarter.

Texans DE J.J. Watt had three more sacks against the Colts and said that the fun is just getting started.

It was a rough day for the Colts, but RB Vick Ballard found a way to be effective.

The Jaguars got gashed on the ground once again on Sunday.

Turning field goals into touchdowns will be a goal for the Titans on Monday night.

Broncos QB Peyton Manning shrugged off talk about his personal nine-game winning streak against the Ravens.

Punting went better for the Chiefs this week.

The Raiders running game finally came to life against the Chiefs.

Said Chargers LB Takeo Spikes, “I think bottom line, we didn’t show up.”

The names were unfamiliar, but the Cowboys defense did enough to win against the Steelers.

Said Giants coach Tom Coughlin, “Atlanta was very, very good. We were very, very bad. There’s no excuse for what happened here.”

What are the chances both of the Eagles’ starting cornerbacks return next season?

Injuries on the offensive line were the dark cloud in an otherwise happy sky for the Redskins.

Bears DE Julius Peppers takes issue with a roughing the passer penalty he picked up in the fourth quarter.

QB Matthew Stafford wanted the blame for the Lions’ loss, but his teammates wouldn’t let him take it.

The touchdowns came in bunches for Packers WR James Jones on Sunday.

While Adrian Peterson was running for one NFL record, Vikings K Blair Walsh tied one by hitting his eighth field goal of 50 or more yards this season.

Being on the right side of fourth down stops was a change for the better for the Falcons in this matchup with the Giants.

Tom Sorensen of the Charlotte Observer wonders why it has taken the Panthers so long to build up momentum the last two years.

The Saints run defense had a good day on Sunday.

Four straight losses have taken a lot of the wind out of the Buccaneers’ sails.

Said Cardinals DL Vonnie Holliday of Sunday’s win, “This game right here is kind of bittersweet. You saw flashes of what our season should’ve been.”

WR Danny Amendola had six catches for 58 yards and a touchdown in his return to the Rams lineup.

49ers RB LaMichael James made the most of the seventh kickoff return of his rookie season.

DE Chris Clemons had 2.5 sacks Sunday to become the first Seahawks player with double digit sacks in three consecutive seasons in more than a decade.

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1 Response to “Monday morning one-liners”
  1. jjackwagon says: Dec 17, 2012 10:38 AM

    I doubt the Raiders running game came to life. It looked more like the Chiefs have stopped playing and are just trying to keep from getting hurt before the end of the season.
    The Raiders, Chiefs, Jags, Chargers, & Panthers all look like they would rather forfeit the rest of their games and just go home.

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