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Thursday morning one-liners

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Looking back at the failed experiment the Bills tried with DE Mark Anderson.

The Dolphins have hung footballs on the walls in meeting rooms as a reminder for the defense to create more turnovers.

Today’s Patriots QB Tom Brady’s turn to face Aaron Hernandez questions from the media.

Outlining the simple path for the Jets to be contenders this year.

Ravens OLB Elvis Dumervill called former teammate Von Miller’s potential suspension an “unfortunate situation.”

Bengals RT Andre Smith won’t practice when Bengals camp opens, but at least they’re used to that.

The Browns will have QB competition at every level of the depth chart.

The Steelers seem to be the team that’s hard for analysts to get a handle on.

The Texans have new rules for bags that extend to camp practices also.

Colts coach Chuck Pagano said “Some guys made poor choices,” in reference to a string of offseason arrests and suspensions.

The Jaguars filled their roster by claiming S Ray Polk off waivers.

The Titans expect TE Delanie Walker back on the practice field in a few weeks.

Broncos coach John Fox on the team’s turbulent offseason: “There’s always a lot of noise. Sometimes it’s good. Sometimes it’s bad. You had better be able to focus through the noise.”

Injured Chiefs RB Shaun Draughn became a de facto coach while he wasn’t participating in OTAs.

Raiders RB Rashad Jennings came to camp with his hyperbaric chamber, which he sleeps in at night.

Perceptions are funny: Chargers fans find hope in the lack of Norv Turner (while Browns fans do so because he’s there).

Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware put on a Jerry Jones mask for a commercial shoot this offseason (and immediately ordered coach Jason Garrett to do a thing Garrett didn’t want to do).

The Giants forgot to wind their sponsorship deal with Timex, so they’ll unveil a new naming rights package for their practice facility today.

The Eagles put a high premium on the versatility TE James Casey brings.

If anyone was ever unhappy about the plan for Robert Griffin III, it’s hard to see now.

Bears WR Brandon Marshall wants to become more of a leader this year.

Among the WRs the Lions worked out was the guy who ran an alleged 4.19 40 at his pro day.

While some teams stay in nice hotels, the Packers are still moving into dorms each summer.

The Vikings have three unsigned first-rounders, but no real worries about when they’ll get there.

Falcons DT Corey Peters said he’s not bothered by the team’s talks with veteran Richard Seymour. 

A look at the questions the Panthers have to answer during training camp as they report today.

Sorting out the Saints LT situation could take some time.

Bucs DT Gerald McCoy has lost 25 pounds since April, and came to camp 10 under his recommended weight.

Cardinals QB coach Freddie Kitchens recounted his near-death experience prior to emergency heart surgery.

For Rams rookies, being local products only makes the camp experience sweeter

The 49ers have one of the toughest schedules in the league, in addition to the target that comes with being NFC Champions.

The Seahawks come to camp with high expectations.

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4 Responses to “Thursday morning one-liners”
  1. butlers91 says: Jul 25, 2013 8:25 AM

    Perceptions are funny: Chargers fans find hope in the lack of Norv Turner (while Browns fans do so because he’s there).
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    That is closer to reality than perception. Norv is a heck of a coordinator…and a lousy head coach.

  2. gb4mn0 says: Jul 25, 2013 9:16 AM

    The Vikings have three unsigned first-rounders, but no real worries about when they’ll get there.
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    “No real worries when they’ll get there,” why’s that? Do thay already know all 3 will be first round busts?

  3. mack2x says: Jul 25, 2013 1:16 PM

    “The Seahawks come to camp with high expectations.”—- Who doesn’t?

  4. larryboodry says: Jul 25, 2013 4:00 PM

    Kudos to Brandon Marshall and his wife for working to better the community, and for having put their former marital issues behind them.

    So much for all the idiots predicting disaster for the Bears when they traded for him.

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