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Saturday morning one-liners

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Bills WR Chris Hogan fits in well in Western New York with his roots in lacrosse.

The Dolphins are fortunate to have a collection of pass-rushers to use as a “speed package.”

You weren’t really expecting Patriots coach Bill Belichick to talk about his contract, were you?

Jets coach Rex Ryan said RG Willie Colon’s bump of a ref was “unintentional,” though we’ll see if that matters when the fine rolls in.

The Ravens need to tighten up their defense of opposing TEs.

The Bengals did a good job of keeping Andy Dalton clean last week.

Browns WR Greg Little is trying to get on the same page as QB Brandon Weeden (maybe the problem is Weeden drives the speed limit).

The Steelers are aware the Bengals are going to target their patchwork offensive line.

Texans WR DeVier Posey is working his way back from his torn Achilles.

It’s been a while since the Colts turned the ball over (and if they cough it up Sunday, it’s not my fault).

The Jaguars could be short on receivers this week.

The Titans are willing to go old-school and keep running.

A petition is circulating to honor the parents of Broncos RB coach Eric Studesville at a Wisconsin college.

The Chiefs are among the youngest teams in the league.

The Raiders still need RB Darren McFadden contributing, even if QB Terrelle Pryor is running wild.

Chargers rookie WR Keenan Allen has some traffic in front of him.

Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray is bracing for a bigger workload this week.

Giants CB Terrell Thomas, of the twice-repaired knee, will be charged with slowing Broncos WR Wes Welker.

The Eagles hope to tap into the traditional troubles West Coast teams have with early starts.

Redskins S Brandon Meriweather appears ready to play his second game for the team, despite signing last offseason.

The Bears actually have a higher winning percentage when DE Julius Peppers doesn’t get a sack than when he does (so if they bench him, obviously, they’ll go undefeated).

Lions RB Joique Bell has a new role and a new celebration.

The Packers are easing rookie DE Datone Jones back into action after an ankle sprain.

Vikings WR Jerome Simpson has declared himself “the highest jumper in the league, hands down.”

Veteran RT Jeremy Trueblood is ready to step in for the Falcons if need be.

Panthers LB Chase Blackburn is expected to have more of a role on defense moving forward.

The combination of heat and injuries are giving the Saints a headache as they come up with a defensive plan.

The Buccaneers have to fix an offensive line that hasn’t run-blocked well in some time.

Second-year Cardinals OL Bobby Massie and Nate Potter are watching after being thrust into the starting lineup a year ago.

The Rams are getting plenty of yards after the catch.

The strength is coming back to his broken hand, said 49ers LB Patrick Willis.

The Seahawks are getting more from a diverse group of WRs.

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5 Responses to “Saturday morning one-liners”
  1. thepunkyqb says: Sep 14, 2013 10:10 AM

    Jerome Simpson “I am the highest jumper in the NFL…”

    Calvin Johnson “haha, ok little man…ok”

  2. filthymcnasty1 says: Sep 14, 2013 11:25 AM

    Vikings WR Jerome Simpson has declared himself “the highest jumper in the league, hands down.”

    *********************************************

    If Jerome Simpson says he’s the “highest” anything, I’m going to believe him.

  3. thebirdofprey says: Sep 14, 2013 11:46 AM

    I know there are some good receiver groups in NFL but the talent each receiver brings from top to bottom is special for Seattle. That’s without Percy Harvin who will only make it better. Steven Williams needs to show up in the regular season like he does in practice & pre-season because 6’5 receiver that can fly on a go route is a nice threat. Doug Baldwin looks like the man. Sidney Rice is a tad overpaid.

  4. antalicus says: Sep 14, 2013 12:20 PM

    Sounds like jerome simpson and joe webb need to have a jump off.

  5. jrcoop says: Sep 14, 2013 12:59 PM

    The Dolphins “speed D” will be the next trend in NFL defenses. It’s not only highly effective against prolific passing offenses, but can also contain the read option. However, for other teams to emulate it they will have to have not a couple, but 4-5 hybrids that car rush the passer, handle O-linemen, and cover backs and receivers (i.e. Jordan, Misi, Vernon, Wake).

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