Said Bills QB E.J. Manuel, “I’m still trying to learn, still trying to get a great feel for my teammates. I’m still trying to earn the respect of the veteran guys as well as the rookies.”
Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman says the goal is clear: “We need to score more points.”
Patriots LB Brandon Spikes, who skipped Organized Team Activities, says he just does things differently than everyone else.
Kellen Winslow made a good first impression at the Jets’ minicamp.
Ravens DT Haloti Ngata is still feeling the effects of the knee injury he suffered in the Super Bowl, but he hopes to be good to go at training camp.
Said Bengals coach Marvin Lewis of the latest Pacman Jones incident: “It’s unfortunate that he’s in this situation. That’s really about all I can add to it. Obviously this has got to work its way out whatever way it does.”
Browns rookie Barkevious Mingo says he’s not worrying about the switch from defensive end to outside linebacker.
Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley is adding to his system in his second season on the job.
The Texans are letting their starters get some rest and giving their backups most of the work at minicamp.
Said Colts coach Chuck Pagano of S LaRon Landry, “His arms are bigger than anybody on the planet. He looks like the Incredible Hulk.”
Jaguars CB Alan Ball went to Jacksonville with visions of being a starter.
Titans WR Marc Mariani feels “a lot of emotion” about coming back from last year’s broken leg.
Broncos backup QB Brock Osweiler has learned how to study the quarterback position while sitting behind Peyton Manning.
Chiefs CB Sean Smith says he’s been shocked at times by the fast pace when going up against Kansas City’s offense.
The Raiders’ quarterbacks aren’t looking great on the practice field.
The editorial board at U-T San Diego (the local newspaper formerly known as the San Diego Union-Tribune) loves the Chargers.
Cowboys WR Dwayne Harris is expected back on the practice field today after hurting his ankle yesterday.
Former Syracuse teammates Justin Pugh and Ryan Nassib are helping each other out as teammates on the Giants.
The Eagles haven’t had much of a home-field advantage at Lincoln Financial Field.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan had good things to say about WR Donte’ Stallworth.
Bears QB Jay Cutler says it takes three years to completely install a new offense. So I guess he’ll be great in Marc Trestman’s system in 2015.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz says he has learned on the job.
Although Packers C Evan Dietrich-Smith appears to be the unquestioned starter, he says he’s trying to prove himself just like he always has.
The Vikings need CB Xavier Rhodes to be ready in a hurry.
Tight end Adam Nissley suffered his second torn ACL in the last 10 months before being waived-injured by the Falcons.
Panthers TE Greg Olsen says he wouldn’t trade himself for anybody.
Saints LBs Curtis Lofton and Jonathan Vilma appear to be working well together.
New Bucs OT Gabe Carimi blames his knee for being a draft bust with the Bears.
The Cardinals will make every training camp practice open to the public at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Rams LB Alec Ogletree is looking good so far.
A rhinoceros at the San Francisco Zoo was named for 49ers G Alex Boone.
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson says he doesn’t even know the words “sophomore slump.”