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Saturday morning one-liners

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The Dolphins could benefit from Mike Pettine’s decision to bolt from Buffalo.

Patriots WR Danny Amendola won’t need surgery to repair the groin he injured way back in Week One.

Asked what he would have done differently during his one-year as coach of the Jets, current Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said, “It’s too long to tell you.  I’d do what I’m doing now.”

Florida State QB Jameis Winston posed for a photo wearing Bills gear.

Former Browns QB Bernie Kosar is talking up former Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater.

Ravens K Justin Tucker is looking forward to the chance to get the higher paycheck that goes to the players who win the Pro Bowl.

Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery is helping prospects prepare for the Scouting Combine and their Pro Day workouts.

Bengals DT Domata Peko has had a sandwich named after him.

With the third pick in the draft, the Jaguars will trade up.  Or trade back.  Or stay where they are.

Titans CB Alterraun Verner is providing video updates of his Pro Bowl experiences for the team’s website.

Colts WR Reggie Wayne is eager to re-join the young receivers on his team.

Texans LT Duane Brown and DE J.J. Watt are enjoying their time at the Pro Bowl.

The family of the late Chargers LB Junior Seau has formally objected to the proposed concussion settlement.

Broncos LB Paris Lenon has landed in the Super Bowl after once playing in the XFL.

The Raiders need K Sebastian Janikowski to bounce back from a bad year.

The Chiefs could be the Seahawks, if the Chiefs could develop the same kind of secondary.

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy will be trying to strike the right balance in the Pro Bowl; “I plan to have fun and play, but also to be smart,” McCoy writes in an online diary. “I don’t want to do anything to jeopardize next season, because I’m so excited about what we are as a team and what we’re going to be.”

Retired Giants OL David Diehl got permission from his seven-year-old daughter to stop playing pro football.

Is the Cowboys bring back DL Josh Brent, how will the fans react?

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins recently visited the U.S. Senate . . . wearing his jersey over a shirt with a button-down collar.

Lions RB Joique Bell is one of three NFL players who’ll have a cameo next week in the Broadway show Rock of Ages.

The Bears’ official website looks at whether the Bears will re-sign DT Henry Melton.

After a two-week delay arising from litigation, a $468 million bond sale for the new Vikings stadium will begin on Monday.

It won’t be cheap to keep the Packers’ receiving corps together.

Panthers LB Luke Kuechly is making a very good impression in Hawaii.

Saints S Roman Harper doesn’t want to leave New Orleans.

Former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne had good things to say about new Buccaneers G.M. Jason Licht.

Retiring Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez doesn’t have to worry about staying healthy for next season, but he’s still pragmatic about the Pro Bowl; “The thing people have to understand … you just want to be healthy.  We can’t go out there and give 100 percent effort, because it’s not worth it.”

As the 49ers prepare to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the franchise’s first Super Bowl loss, Baltimore CB Jimmy Smith says of his goal-line holding non-call, “The only thing I’m holding now is the championship.”

Seahawks P Jon Ryan ended up in Seattle after being cut in 2008 by Green Bay for Derrick Frost, who has been out of football since 2009.

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson apparently plans to play hard against WR Larry Fitzgerald when they square off on opposite teams in the Pro Bowl; “I think we bring the best out of one another, but I am going to have to take it to him on live television,” Peterson said.

Rams P Johnny Hekker is trying to sell Super Bowl tickets on Twitter.  (Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice just got an idea.)

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1 Response to “Saturday morning one-liners”
  1. bcajun says: Jan 25, 2014 10:43 AM

    Roman Harper is a linebacker in a safetys body…idk who dats i personally would like him back but at league minimum…id be ok with that and as verteran presence in the locker room…but this is now vaccaros team now

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