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Wednesday morning one-liners

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The Bills beefed up their offseason roster with the signings of RB Anthony Allen, LB Kourtnei Brown and OL Randy Colling.

Dolphins WR Mike Wallace will count $17.25 million against the team’s salary cap in 2014.

Says Gisele Bundchen of her husband, Patriots QB Tom Brady, “He’s very loving and it’s a wonderful thing. In our house we are very affectionate. I think it’s very important for the boys to know that it’s OK to hug and to kiss and you’re not less than a man.”

Jets RB Mike Goodson will be arraigned this morning in Morris County Superior Court, where he is expected to plead not guilty to weapons charges.

The Ravens would have liked to interview Ben McAdoo to take Jim Caldwell’s place as offensive coordinator, but just hours after Caldwell left to become head coach of the Lions, McAdoo accepted a job as offensive coordinator of the Giants.

Bengals QB Andy Dalton has stunk in his first three playoff games, much like Peyton Manning and Matt Ryan in their first three playoff games. (Both Manning and Ryan were good in their fourth playoff games, which may be good news for the Bengals.)

One Cleveland columnist says the Browns’ coaching search looks about as impressive as Trent Richardson running into the line of scrimmage.

The Steelers’ 2008 draft looks awful in hindsight.

Among the first orders of business for new Texans coach Bill O’Brien was a meeting with President George H.W. Bush.

The Colts don’t have a first-round draft pick this year, but they do have $30 million in cap space.

Could the Jaguars be considering a second-round pick on Alabama QB A.J. McCarron?

New Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt declined to get into specifics when asked for his thoughts on QB Jake Locker and RB Chris Johnson.

Said Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno of his game-clinching first down, “I’ve got to get it. We’ve got to get that first down. And that is basically what my mind-set was. . . . I think everyone just dug deep, went out there and did what we had to do to come out with a big victory.”

Local TV ratings for Chiefs games in Kansas City jumped 41 percent from 2012 to 2013.

Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver has a masters degree in biochemistry from UCLA.

Can the Chargers get better next season? One San Diego columnist sounds a pessimistic note.

Two former Cowboys teammates of Josh Brent briefly appeared in court on Tuesday; they are expected to return to testify in his intoxication manslaughter trial.

Said new Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo, “We need to get moving quickly. It’s a great staff. I look forward to coming in and starting with a clean slate.”

Here’s a look at which Eagles will stay and which will go this offseason.

Washington offensive coordinator Sean McVay’s history with Jay Gruden includes time on the UFL’s Florida Tuskers.

When you combine the stats of Jay Cutler and Josh McCown, it adds up to 2013 being the best passing season in Bears history.

The chairman of the Fritz Pollard Alliance says the Lions hiring Jim Caldwell was reminiscent of Barack Obama being elected president.

The Packers have already lost quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo and may lose linebackers coach and assistant head coach Winston Moss as well, as new Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt would like to hire Moss in Tennessee.

Asked if he got any consideration to be the next head coach of the Vikings, Mike Singletary answered, “Not that I know of at this point. I look at it this way: If they would ask me to interview, obviously, I would like to interview. . . . After the season, they just started interviewing, and I guess they have to go through the process.”

Falcons CB Desmond Trufant is licking his chops when he looks at the list of receivers he’ll face next season, which includes Calvin Johnson, A.J. Green, Josh Gordon, Antonio Brown, Larry Fitzgerald, Vincent Jackson, Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery.

Said Panthers coach Ron Rivera, “We’re not satisfied. And it’s a huge mistake if we think we’re going to show up and be 12-4 again. Believe me, it’s up to me to make sure we go forward, get better and continue to grow.”

If the Saints do whatever it takes to keep TE Jimmy Graham, will there be enough cap space to keep RT Zach Strief and S Malcolm Jenkins?

Tampa Bay fans are seeing LeGarrette Blount, Aqib Talib and Michael Bennett play well in the playoffs and thinking, the Bucs sure could use players like that.

The Cardinals would hate to lose free agent LB Karlos Dansby.

Rams LB Alec Ogletree and PR Tavon Austin made the all-rookie team chosen by the Pro Football Writers of America.

The 49-yard field goal by 49ers K Phil Dawson against the Panthers was the longest in franchise postseason history.

Here’s a Seattle columnist going back and forth on whether the Seahawks will beat the 49ers.

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7 Responses to “Wednesday morning one-liners”
  1. floratiotime says: Jan 15, 2014 7:12 AM

    The Colts, Niners, and Seahawks are in for a rude awakening when their top players come off their rookie deals.

  2. dcapettini says: Jan 15, 2014 7:17 AM

    It would not surprise me if Andy Dalton turned out much like Matt Ryan, who always seems to find a way to lose despite the wealth of talent behind him. Big regular season numbers, much to the delight of his fantasy owners, but nada in the playoffs or when the playoffs are on the line.

  3. The League's Crusade Against The Steelers Continues says: Jan 15, 2014 7:33 AM

    The Steelers are the bee’s knees.

  4. garyman1 says: Jan 15, 2014 8:11 AM

    Whisenhunt can have Packers Linebacker coach Winston Moss. I know he has this great reputation but if you watched the Packers linebackers this year, you would not be impressed at all.

  5. dc49er says: Jan 15, 2014 8:12 AM

    It’s championship week and the best one-liner you can come up with for the Patriots is a quote from Gisele…?

  6. tigerlilac says: Jan 15, 2014 8:34 AM

    “Says Gisele Bundchen of her husband, Patriots QB Tom Brady, ‘He’s very loving and it’s a wonderful thing. In our house we are very affectionate. I think it’s very important for the boys to know that it’s OK to hug and to kiss and you’re not less than a man.’ ”

    I don’t normally envy athletes but Brady may be the exception. Brady plays a sport we all love as a profession, wins more than anyone in the history of the game, yuks it up with his offensive lineman like best buddies from college, and then goes home to a super model wife and kids and is showered with affection we were enjoyed during the best times of our lives. However, she does dress him funny.

  7. redandgoldhitman52 says: Jan 15, 2014 9:35 AM

    garbage man cutller who never won a playoff game gets 18 mil a year!! im sure kaep who’s 4-1 in the playoffs is getting 18 mil or more a year. so will russell and luck.

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