Thursday morning one-liners

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Former Bills offensive lineman Duke Preston’s working as a life coach at Notre Dame.

The Dolphins get rave reviews for their spending spree on a new set of LBs.

A closer look at the role S Adrian Wilson will play with the Patriots.

New Jets RB Mike Goodson thinks he found a “great fit.”

Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome makes it clear he’s not in play for the AD job at Alabama (despite the lack of salary cap restrictions he’d face there).

The Bengals were the only team to vote against the new crown of the helmet rule, even though coach Marvin Lewis was part of the competition committee that pushed it.

The Panthers were afraid the Browns were going to steal QB Derek Anderson away.

The Steelers might not have wanted RB Rashard Mendenhall, but the Cardinals do.

Texans CB Brice McCain’s new three-year deal is worth $5.25 million.

Colts owner Jim Irsay is still beating the drum for another receiver.

The Jaguars are closer to some public assistance, despite political rumblings.

Titans RB Chris Johnson called the new helmet rule “crazy.”

Broncos CB Champ Bailey and LB Von Miller are on a USO Tour to visit troops.

New Chiefs QB Chase Daniel is happy to be back in Missouri, where he starred in college.

Raiders RT Khalif Barnes is the first of the Raiders’ 17 free agents to come back to the team.

Former Chargers kicker John Carney is staying busy coaching young kickers, among other things.

It’s March, and we’re still talking about who’s calling the plays for the Cowboys this year.

Giants QB Eli Manning is willing to re-do his deal to help keep WR Victor Cruz.

New Eagles coach Chip Kelly has embraced the science of football, right down to the amount of sleep an elite athlete needs.

The Redskins knew what they were getting into (or not getting into) in free agency.

The Bears had an offer in to CB Captain Munnerlyn before he elected to stay with the Panthers.

The Lions tried to protect themselves with the structure of S Louis Delmas’ deal.

Packers free agent LB Brad Jones visited team offices about a possible return.

The Vikings are working hard to prepare for their trip to London.

The Falcons have spent over $100 million so far in free agency, with only one guy brought in from outside.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera doesn’t view this season as playoffs-or-else for him.

OLB Victor Butler is visiting the Saints, who are looking for any amount of 3-4 pass-rush help.

The Buccaneers are putting a lot of faith in QB Josh Freeman and DE Da’Quan Bowers this year.

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians isn’t backing down from the tough NFC West.

The Rams are trusting a bunch of kids as they reshape their offense.

With work ahead of him, 49ers OLB Aldon Smith said he’s “ahead of schedule” after shoulder surgery.

The Seahawks played poker in free agency, and appeared to have won.