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Wednesday morning one-liners

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Bills DT Kyle Williams says his body needs a bye week.

Said Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler of participating in the NFL’s bullying investigation, “I’m not looking forward to it. I don’t think any of us are looking forward to it.”

Patriots DE Chandler Jones is having a good season but needs to be more consistent as a pass rusher.

The Jets’ special teams will take a hit after TE Konrad Reuland was placed on injured reserve.

Baltimore’s pass rush couldn’t generate much pressure in Chicago on Sunday.

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis says he’s confident that QB Andy Dalton will be leading the franchise “for a long time.”

Browns coach Rob Chudzinski says you can throw out the records when it’s Steeler Week. (That’s good, because both teams have losing records.)

The Steelers are showing signs of life after a rough start to the season.

Three Texans players helped provide 2,000 needy families in the Houston area with Thanksgiving dinners.

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is expecting an emotional reunion when his team faces his old team, the Colts.

Jaguars RB Justin Forsett is taking care of a Jacksonville family whose house burned down.

A former Titans cheerleader accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy received probation as part of pleading no contest to a reduced charge of felony reckless endangerment.

Broncos WR Wes Welker was evaluated for both a neck injury and a concussion suffered Sunday against the Chiefs.

A Kansas City-style barbecue joint in Queens has become a hub for Chiefs fans who live in New York City.

Former Raiders RB Bo Jackson will light the Al Davis Flame before Sunday’s game against the Titans.

The Chargers re-signed Kenny Wiggins and Nick Becton to the practice squad. Andrew Tiller was waived from San Diego’s practice squad, along with Josh Bellamy.

Former Cowboy Bob Lilly reflects on the day 50 years ago when coach Tom Landry paused practice to tell the players that President Kennedy had been shot.

Giants QB Eli Manning had a 17-yard run called back on a penalty, leading him to say, “That was probably the longest run of my career and it gets called back. I was trying to cut back and I felt fast there. I’m sure I’ll look on film and realize I’m not fast again. If that’s what we need to do, that’s what we need to do.”

QB Nick Foles likes the Eagles’ position in the NFC East.

It says something about how far Washington QB Robert Griffin III has fallen since last season’s breakout that coach Mike Shanahan was asked if he thought about benching RG3.

After tornadoes hit Illinois, Bears players are helping with relief efforts.

Said Lions coach Jim Schwartz of his decision to try a fake field goal on Sunday, “We got the look that we wanted. We thought it was there. We have a chance right there to really put a dagger in that game and go up 11. We didn’t get it done.”

A loss to the Vikings on Sunday would all but end the Packers’ playoff hopes.

Groundbreaking for the new Vikings stadium is set for December 3.

Falcons rookie S Zeke Motta had played only three snaps on defense this season until Sunday, when he played 26 snaps.

The Panthers’ defense is confident it could have stopped New England at the 1-yard line if the pass interference flag on Monday night hadn’t been picked up.

Saints RB Pierre Thomas is 22 yards away from passing Reuben Mayes for fourth place on the team’s all-time rushing list.

The Buccaneers have signed RB Lonnie Pryor off the Jaguars’ practice squad.

After Cardinals RB Andre Ellington had his hair pulled out on Sunday, coach Bruce Arians told him, “We’ll get you some more.”

The Rams are still thinking about the playoffs.

Saints QB Drew Brees says 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks is a “hard-nosed, clean football player” despite Brooks’s personal foul for hitting Brees on Sunday.

Former Seahawks LT Walter Jones says he saw no hazing in Seattle beyond rookies having to sing their school fight songs.

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1 Response to “Wednesday morning one-liners”
  1. purplengold says: Nov 20, 2013 8:45 AM

    The Packers will do just fine this week on their way to a third place finish in the division.

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