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Saturday morning one-liners

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Patriots LB Jerod Mayo signed autographs Friday night at the Springfield Falcons game.

Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler and WR Rishard Matthews showed up at a local school on Friday for a surprise visit.

The new A11 football league wants former Jets QB Tim Tebow.

A Buffalo native who won bobsled gold in 2010 says his family brought Bills-style tailgating to his races.

A 14-year-old boy born without arms aspires to kick for the Ravens.

The folks from Purell apologized for a tweet posted during the Super Bowl that took a shot at the Browns.

Twenty-five years later, the Bengals’ loss in Super Bowl XXIII still stings.

Apart from a lack of hotel rooms, the presence of only one practice facility in Pittsburgh could throw a wrench in the Steelers’ plan to host a Super Bowl.  (The next closest facility would be 80 miles away, in Morgantown.)

Citizen TV in Kenya profiled Colts LB Daniel Adongo on Friday night.

Despite the Texans’ struggles in 2013, the value of a Personal Seat License on the secondary market has gone up by as much as 800 percent.

A proposed covering at the Jaguars’ Everbank Field would be more sun screen than roof.

Titans rookie OL Chance Warmack played every offensive snap in 2013.

Colorado’s Senate delegation made good on a bet based on whether the Broncos would win the Super Bowl by surrendering a basket full of stuff.  (Insert marijuana joke here.)

Former Raiders OL Mo Collins has become the new head coach at West Charlotte High School, his alma mater.

Former Chargers RB Irvin “Bo” Roberson won a silver medal in the 1960 Olympics.

Chiefs QB Alex Smith has dropped the asking price for his 5,650-square-foot home in California from $3.25 million to $2.95 million.

Former Cowboys OL Al Johnson has been hired as the offensive line coach at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin.

Former Eagles LB Garry Cobb is considering a run for Congress in New Jersey.

J.R. Reese, the son of Giants G.M. Jerry Reese, will walk on at Rutgers.

The father of deceased Redskins S Sean Taylor has become a head coach in the UIFL.

Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi plans to call the plays on offense, with a playbook based on the one he used while working in New Orleans.

Packers G.M. Ted Thompson has the full support of CEO Mark Murphy.

Former Bears coach Mike Ditka thinks his old team isn’t that far away from competing with Seattle.

The Vikings announced on Friday the schedule for Personal Seat Licenses at the team’s new stadium.

Panthers WR Steve Smith will add “Sr.” to the back of his jersey after his wife gives birth to a boy that will be given Steve’s name.

Falcons president Rick McKay says an MLS team could be coming to Atlanta.

Buccaneers offensive coordinator and former Cal coach Jeff Tedford is mourning the passing of Cal defensive lineman Ted Agu, who died during a Friday morning conditioning run.

Former Saints RB Deuce McAllister and current Saints DE Will Smith will ride in the Knights of Nemesis float for Mardi Gras.

Dedicated trains for taking fans to and from games at the new 49ers stadium may not be a done deal.

Four more former Rams will be up for the Hall of Fame next year:  Kurt Warner, Orlando Pace, Isaac Bruce, and Torry Holt.

Cell phone use during the Seahawks’ 700,000-person parade overwhelmed the local networks.

Yes, the new deal signed by Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald pushes his 2015 cap number close to $24 million, which possibly makes 2014 the Fitz Farewell Tour in Arizona.

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7 Responses to “Saturday morning one-liners”
  1. alshonbrandontandem says: Feb 8, 2014 9:43 AM

    $24 million for Fitz? Yea, that ain’t happenin.

  2. realitycheckbaby says: Feb 8, 2014 10:38 AM

    Obviously Ditka believes in marijuana use because he must be high.

  3. dahoodb says: Feb 8, 2014 10:41 AM

    Steve smith sr., you really want to remind every body that your getting old lmao?

  4. bert1913 says: Feb 8, 2014 10:49 AM

    Sounds to me like fitz fell for the banana in the tailpipe

  5. hawkforlife says: Feb 8, 2014 12:55 PM

    Why do men still name their kids after themselves? I’ll probably get blasted here but it’s crazy. Give the kid a break and not make them answer to “Junior” half their lives.

  6. loudog777 says: Feb 8, 2014 1:53 PM

    I would have figured Steve Smith was putting “Sr.” on his jersey because he is close to AARP benefits.

  7. bobzilla1001 says: Feb 8, 2014 6:25 PM

    Only one practice facility in Pittsburgh could throw a wrench in the Steelers’ plans to host a Super Bowl? What? The Pitt Panthers don’t practice?

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