Friday morning one-liners

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Bills LB Kiko Alonso won’t play against the Vikings.

K Caleb Sturgis isn’t taking a victory lap after winning the Dolphins’ kicker competition.

Injuries have given Logan Ryan a lot of time at cornerback for the Patriots.

Jets rookie DL Sheldon Richardson is excited about playing in MetLife Stadium for the first time.

A.Q. Shipley didn’t do much to help himself in the Ravens’ center competition on Thursday.

There wasn’t much rust on Bengals WR A.J. Green in his return to practice.

Said Browns coach Rob Chudzinski, “It was a tough night from an injury perspective, obviously, but we made some strides.”

Steelers LB Jarvis Jones has made noticeable progress as he gets more practice time under his belt.

QB Case Keenum will get a turn as the Texans’ backup quarterback.

Colts CB Vontae Davis had an interception go through his hands at practice and immediately dropped for 10 push-ups.

S Jonathan Cyprien is set to make his Jaguars debut on Friday.

It’s still unclear when the Titans will get TE Delanie Walker on the field.

Holding onto the ball is something Broncos WR/KR Trindon Holliday needs to focus on.

WR Dwayne Bowe says the deep passes are coming to the Chiefs offense.

The Raiders want to see more accountability from RB Latavius Murray.

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews had 45 yards on nine carries against the Bears.

Rookie WR Terrence Williams’ progress has impressed Cowboys QB Tony Romo.

Giants CB Terrell Thomas said he feels confident making cuts on his oft-injured knee.

Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer thinks QB Michael Vick is making the decision easy for Eagles coach Chip Kelly.

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said QB Robert Griffin III was better in his second day of 11-on-11 work.

Bears LB Jon Bostic continues to make a strong impression.

The Lions’ starting secondary had a hard time stopping the Browns.

Packers DT Ryan Pickett’s daughter had a health scare earlier this week, but he said she’s OK on Thursday.

Time’s running short for Vikings QB Christian Ponder to click with his receivers in preseason games.

Falcons RB Steven Jackson turned in a strong performance on Thursday night.

The Panthers gave RB DeAngelo Williams a lot of work against the Eagles.

Inside linebacker was a question mark for the Saints even before Jonathan Vilma had knee surgery.

DE Da’Quan Bowers tops this list of Buccaneers to watch in their game against the Patriots.

T Eric Winston has added stability to the Cardinals offensive line.

Chris Williams and Shelley Smith continue to battle for the left guard job on the Rams offensive line.

The battle for the backup quarterback job with the 49ers will heat up in the second preseason game.

Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell wants to see a better outing from the starting offense.