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Thursday morning one-liners

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Add the Bills to the list of teams skeptical about the QB class in this draft, with assistant GM Doug Whaley saying: “There is no total package.”

As much as the Dolphins will be scouting WRs at the Combine, their answer at the position still figures to come from free agency.

With CB Alfonzo Dennard’s conviction, there’s a greater urgency in retaining either free agents CB Aqib Talib or Kyle Arrington.

Former Colts DE Dwight Freeney said he could see himself as a member of the Jets or Giants.

After missing a year to injury, Ravens NT Ma’ake Kemoeatu wants to keep playing a few more seasons.

With the draft deep in pass-rushers and offensive linemen, the Bengals still want to try to keep their own free agents at those spots (DE Michael Johnson and RT Andre Smith).

While things were quiet for a while, the Browns do plan to meet with the agent for free agent Josh Cribbs while in Indianapolis.

Other than the whole fake dead girlfriend things, Manti Te’o seems like a natural fit for the Steelers, according to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

The Texans added longtime NFL DT Jeff Zgonina to their coaching staff.

While there’s more attention to other names, P Pat McAfee is a key free agent the Colts need to retain, even if by the franchise tag.

For Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley, the biggest change to the combine is that he has to stay for the whole week.

The kind of impact interior linemen the Titans need might not be left when the 10th pick rolls around.

A Colordao man is revising his book “100 Things Broncos Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die,” to include more information about QB Peyton Manning.

A deep draft is fine, unless you’re the Chiefs and own the first overall pick.

Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie and his staff have a lot to prove after last year’s 4-12 debut.

Chargers coach Mike McCoy is trying to be open-minded about the possiblity of using more zone blocking.

RBs are on the shopping list for the Cowboys, after executive VP Stephen Jones said of Felix Jones: “Obviously Felix wasn’t as good as we would have liked.”

Giants CB Terrell Thomas is leaning on his mother, and his faith in his comeback from a third ACL.

Former Eagles DT Hollis Thomas will work as an assistant coach for the local Arena League team.

The Redskins still think they can find a starter at No. 51.

A glut of free agent OTs could benefit the Bears at a position of need.

Former NFL GM Bill Polian said the Lions’ biggest need is at RB.

The Packers are looking at around $5 million worth of restricted free agent tenders.

The Vikings will be checking out receiving options this week in Indy.

The Falcons stadium negotiations are entering the “let me in on some of that action” phase at City Hall.

Panthers QB Cam Newton added Cupid to his list of offseason roles, helping a military man propose to his wife.

Former Saints CB Johnny Patrick was relieved to be claimed by the Chargers.

The Buccaneers will be looking closely at 40-yard dash times as they study defensive options.

The Cardinals are near the bottom of the league, in terms of Twitter mentions (What, you thought QBs?).

Rams RB Terrance Ganaway is working part time at a sandwich shop during the offseason.

The 49ers will be looking for defensive line depth at the Combine.

Adding pass rushers is also on the menu for the Seahawks.

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1 Response to “Thursday morning one-liners”
  1. j4man1 says: Feb 21, 2013 7:44 AM

    Cam Newton needs to just focus on football – what a bust. Maybe the Panthers need to buy his dad a new truck, worked before, right?

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