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Wednesday morning one-liners

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Said Bills rookie WR Robert Woods of the transition from USC to the NFL, “I would say it’s actually pretty similar, except for school, since I don’t have that to worry about. But it’s quite the same, especially at USC because the way they set it up is very pro-style.”

Dolphins S Reshad Jones wants to be known as one of the league’s top safeties.

It should go without saying, but one columnist wants to say it: Former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez is not representative of all NFL players.

Jets WR Stephen Hill will be the only receiver participating in teammate Antonio Cromartie’s offseason workout program.

Ravens WR Jacoby Jones describes departed FB Vonta Leach as “like a brother to me.”

Age and health may limit what LB James Harrison can do for the Bengals.

Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer wonders about the long-term ramifications on the Browns as owner Jimmy Haslam’s company, Pilot Flying J, continues to be scrutinized by the FBI.

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger says his knee feels “better than ever.”

Mike Freeman of CBS accuses Texans LB Brian Cushing of disrespecting history by saying J.J. Watt could be the greatest defensive player in NFL history.

Former Colts G.M. Bill Polian didn’t draft Aaron Hernandez because of character issues, but the tight end Polian did draft in 2010 had his own issues, mainly that he was not a good football player.

The Jaguars say fan feedback has been positive to the idea of keeping fans in the stadium connected to every game via RedZone Channel on the big screens and high-speed internet access.

Titans DE Derrick Morgan may have a shot at the Deacon Jones Award.

The Broncos want RBs Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman to get most of the carries this year, with Knowshon Moreno as the third down back.

Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson probably doesn’t get enough credit.

Raiders RB Darren McFadden says teammate Charles Woodson is showing that age doesn’t matter.

Is Chargers S Eric Weddle the best defensive back in the AFC West?

The shortest player on the Cowboys, WR Cole Beasley, can dunk like Spud Webb.

More talk that a deal between the Giants and WR Victor Cruz will get done.

The Eagles are focusing on getting better every day.

If you want to know what Rush Limbaugh thinks about the Washington Redskins name controversy, here you go.

Ex-Bear Kurt Becker is now a high school football coach.

Are Lions QB Matthew Stafford’s mechanics a concern?

Some Packers are extra hungry heading into a contract year.

Here’s an in-depth look at Vikings C John Sullivan.

The Falcons see big things from FB Bradie Ewing after his recovery from a torn ACL.

Panthers S Robert Lester knows all about his new teammate, Cam Newton, from playing against him in college.

Ex-Saint Michael Lewis is raising money for Boys and Girls Clubs.

Buccaneers rookies pitched in at an after-school program.

Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald is getting his college number retired.

The Rams’ punter, kicker and long snapper put together a trick shot video.

Here’s a preview of the 49ers’ training camp.

The Seahawks are trying to build their fan base north of the border in Vancouver.

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7 Responses to “Wednesday morning one-liners”
  1. nananatman says: Jul 3, 2013 9:45 AM

    No Hernandez is not representative of all football players in that he may have actually killed someone where the average player just threatens to kill people so he can get to the thing he wants or have his own way. It doesn’t happen to me anymore cause, well, I will chop your head off.)

  2. 8to80texansblog says: Jul 3, 2013 10:01 AM

    Mike Freeman and everyone criticizing Brian Cushing’s comments that JJ Watt “could” become the best defensive player in history are stupid.

    He didn’t say he WAS the GOAT, he didn’t say he WAS GOING TO BE, he said he COULD be. He had one of the greatest seasons ever for a defensive player so its not out of the realm of possibility that that COULD happen.

    I know that other than Aaron Hernandez its slow news time in the NFL but people need to take a chill pill.

  3. irishdodger says: Jul 3, 2013 10:47 AM

    I never would have imagined that John Sullivan would be one of, if not the, best center in the NFL after watching him in college. Granted, it’s a team sport & ND horrible in his final season 2007. That was the worst team in ND history and I distinctly remember Sully sailing shotgun snaps over the QBs head. Kudos to him for overcoming an underwhelming college career and becoming one of the best at his position in the NFL.

  4. kabasaman says: Jul 3, 2013 11:24 AM

    Kurt Becker as a high school coach is Great. I remember this guy as the enforcer. He would kick some serious ass when he played for the Bears.. I can remember his attitude as being one bad ass dude. I’m sure he’ll be successful. Good for him and the high school ….

  5. EJ says: Jul 3, 2013 11:41 AM

    For the most part it seems that NFL Players are generally nice, caring and good people. Every once in a while you’ll see a bad apple fall from the tree, but its a pretty rare occasion.

  6. kev86 says: Jul 3, 2013 1:41 PM

    Cruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuz

  7. deltaoracle says: Jul 3, 2013 3:34 PM

    Packer fans don’t necessarily want to see “extra hungry” used in a story involving B.J. Raji.

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