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Sunday morning one-liners

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LB Randell Jackson said he was surprised to learn the Bills drafted him in the seventh round.

A negative review of the Dolphins’ draft class.

No tight ends materialized for the Patriots in the draft.

Said Jets coach Rex Ryan at the end of the draft, “Did we get everybody we wanted? As far as you guys know, we did.”

The Ravens traded a 2015 sixth-round pick to move back into the seventh round for WR Michael Campanaro.

Bengals CB Darqueze Dennard draws high praise from his college position coach.

LeBron James predicts success for Browns QB Johnny Manziel.

Steelers LB Ryan Shazier got a warm welcome to Pittsburgh.

Texans coach Bill O’Brien doesn’t like talking about ceilings.

The Colts took a pair of linebackers who had off-field trouble on their way to the NFL.

LB Telvin Smith landed with the Jaguars after failing a drug test at the combine.

Rolling the dice on QB Zach Mettenberger could pay off for the Titans.

The Broncos hope their draft class helps them win now and in the future.

How does the arrival of Phillip Gaines affect the other Chiefs cornerbacks?

The Raiders loaded up on defense on Saturday.

WR Tevin Reese was the final pick of the Chargers’ draft weekend.

The Cowboys hope quantity leads to quality on the defensive line.

Team captains appealed to the Giants in the draft.

G.M. Howie Roseman shares scouting reports on the new Eagles rookies.

Redskins coach Jay Gruden anticipates LB Trent Murphy playing a role in nickel packages.

Bears CB Kyle Fuller and his brothers have made the NFL a family business.

The Lions’ first three draft picks are either married or engaged.

Said Packers LB Carl Bradford of possibly moving from outside to inside linebacker, “I believe I’m a versatile player and I’m a smart player, so I’d understand it. I could play either outside or in the box, so I would enjoy that as well.”

Shoring up the secondary was Saturday’s plan for the Vikings.

RB Devonta Freeman was drafted by the Falcons and hopes to follow in the footsteps of fellow Florida State alum Warrick Dunn.

Defensive backs were on order for the Panthers in the final rounds of the draft.

The Saints filled needs early and then took some shots later in the draft.

Buccaneers G Kadeem Edwards credits the Senior Bowl with helping him believe he can play in the NFL.

Cardinals DE Ed Stinson said a groin injury limited him during his final year at Alabama.

S Maurice Alexander worked at Edward Jones Dome as a janitor, but he’ll be returning as a member of the Rams.

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh believes the team can help LB Aaron Lynch find a better path than the one he was on in college.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said the team looks for passion and perseverance in their draft picks.

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5 Responses to “Sunday morning one-liners”
  1. beardownnation says: May 11, 2014 8:59 AM

    Don’t forget Bears 6th Round pick, Punter O’Donnell benched more reps than Number 1 overal Clowney!

  2. willnit says: May 11, 2014 9:29 AM

    Maybe O’donnell should play on the bears d line then. It would be an improvement.

  3. realitycheckbaby says: May 11, 2014 1:10 PM

    I see Santa Clara found a replacement for Smith.

  4. radar8 says: May 11, 2014 1:11 PM

    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said the team looks for passion and perseverance in their draft picks.

    and petulance and parasitic and paranoid…..

    Obviously, Carroll is learning his “p’s” this week.

  5. bbwolf94 says: May 11, 2014 4:14 PM

    His name is JOHNSON, not Jackson. (Bills draft pick in round 7)

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