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Thursday morning one-liners

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Former Bills Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure, will walk from Buffalo to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio (213 miles), to raise money for children in need of prosthetics.

The Dolphins are having a series of player conference calls with fans between now and training camp.

Former Patriots WR Wes Welker was polite during a return to Boston to promote the guy who did his hair transplants.

Jets C Nick Mangold was asked about rookie QB Geno Smith, and replied: “He’s not a diva. I don’t see the diva. I don’t get where that came from.”

The Ravens, especially QB Joe Flacco, are confident in new C Gino Gradkowski.

Bengals CB Adam Jones, said in his early years, he was “a knucklehead, just young and dumb.”

The Browns worked with a group trying to encourage people to grow vegetables (which hopefully will not be thrown at them later).

The Steelers took a hit in court yesterday, in a case over who would have to pay for more seats in Heinz Field.

In case you were wondering, Texas rap legend Bun B said he was impressed with Texans RB Arian Foster’s rap ability.

There are folks in Indianapolis cranky about where the Colts cheerleaders shot their swimsuit calendar (their suits would have clashed with the green canal downtown, I guess).

In addition to kicking in for new scoreboards in Jacksonville, Jaguars owner Shad Khan said he’s also committed to their upcoming games in London.

Titans rookie WR Justin Hunter got on the field with his teammates for the first time this spring, after a balky hamstring kept him out previously.

Broncos QB Peyton Manning’s doing an Alzheimer’s ad to support the Pat Summitt Foundation.

Chiefs QB coach Matt Nagy loves QB Alex Smith’s football IQ.

Raiders rookie DE David Bass, from a Division II school said of the offseason work “I actually thought it was going to be harder,” which may explain a few things.

Chargers rookies got a mini-symposium in, as several lesser known L.A. Clippers came to talk to the players.

Cowboys K Dan Bailey said he’s adding leg strength.

Giants LB (and cancer survivor) Mark Herzlich will be hosting a Health Expo.

Former Philadelphia Soul coach Bret Munsey joined the Eagles as a college scout.

Redskins teammates are making fun of S Reed Doughty for being old.

Some Bears players are traveling to Germany to visit U.S. troops.

Lions DE Ronnell Lewis was arraigned on three charges from a bar fight, but his lawyer expects a “favorable resolution” when they go to court.

Finally healthy after a bout with a parasite last year, Packers LB Terrell Manning is ready to compete for a regular role.

The Vikings appear to have an abundance of options at kick returner, including rookie Cordarrelle Patterson.

Falcons rookie DE Stansly Maponga will be limited at the start of training camp following foot surgery.

Panthers TE Greg Olsen donated $289,000 to a local pediatric heart center.

Saints QB Drew Brees’ foundation picked up the tab for a local football team to travel to Orlando for a tournament.

The Buccaneers are being sued for sending annoying faxes (their Myspace campaign is sure to be a hit).

Cardinals RB Rashard Mendenhall has the inside track on the starting job.

The trick-shot video to get noticed is catching on, as the Rams have a rookie long snapper from Canada with his own Youtube highlights.

With new 49ers extension in hand, Justin Smith says his shoulder should be healthy enough by the start of training camp.

The Seahawks are seeking fan input (topics may include but are not limited to where their offensive linemen should relieve themselves).

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7 Responses to “Thursday morning one-liners”
  1. tdk24 says: Jun 20, 2013 8:04 AM

    Hey David Bass, OTA’s used to be harded. Then the players got that changed in the current CBA. I heard more than one ex-player say they haven’t gotten “soft” after the new CBA.

  2. superbowlseahawks says: Jun 20, 2013 8:15 AM

    The Seahawks will allow their O-line to relieve themselves on the rest of the NFC West.

  3. jerruhjones says: Jun 20, 2013 9:30 AM

    “(which hopefully will not be thrown at them later).”


  4. nananatman says: Jun 20, 2013 9:38 AM

    Obviously it doesn’t matter where the Seahawks pee as long as it doesn’t hit the league sample cup.

  5. pop562 says: Jun 20, 2013 10:45 AM

    Lol @ the name superbowlseahawks…nice example of an oxymoron.

  6. yssupasigninnamnotyep says: Jun 20, 2013 11:36 AM

    Another backhanded slap at the Raiders from that little wuss Gantt.

  7. touchdownroddywhite says: Jun 20, 2013 12:05 PM

    Does anybody else remember the Seattle long snapper who was snapping the ball across a basketball court and consistently making baskets? Best “trick shot” video I can ever remember.

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