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Monday morning one-liners

Timmy Jernigan AP

Said Bills G.M. Doug Whaley of acquiring RB Bryce Brown, “We want competition — we don’t want people coming in and saying, ‘here is my spot and I’m safe.’ We want people to push people to be better.”

The Dolphins were fond of small school players in the draft.

There will be more competition on the interior of the Patriots’ offensive line.

Jets G.M. John Idzik isn’t as fond of trading in the draft as his predecessor.

The arrival of Timmy Jernigan gives the Ravens new options on the defensive line.

The Bengals are better equipped to have a power running game.

A call for the Browns to prepare themselves for the attention QB Johnny Manziel will get.

DT Daniel McCullers is as big as any player the Steelers have ever had.

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle gives the Texans credit for a solid draft.

Reviews of the Colts draft weren’t particularly good.

Mel Kiper of ESPN is a fan of the Jaguars’ draft.

Did the Titans draft lack “splash factor“?

LB Nate Irving is in line for a starting job with the Broncos.

A look at how RB De’Anthony Thomas might fit into the Chiefs offense.

Said Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie, “I would have liked to have had a receiver, I would have. But it just didn’t fall that way.”

LB Jerry Attaochu really wanted to wind up with the Chargers.

The Cowboys feel comfortable with their group of safeties.

The Giants gave QB Eli Manning some help in the draft.

Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News thinks the Eagles made the best of a bad draft situation.

The Redskins may have added more depth than future stars in this year’s draft.

RB Jordan Lynch bought a Bears hat after signing with the team as an undrafted free agent.

Is Nate Freese the long-term replacement for Jason Hanson as the Lions’ kicker?

A call for tempered expectations for the Packers’ draftees.

Scott Studwell is stepping down as the head of college scouting for the Vikings.

An unimpressed review of the Falcons’ draft choices.

Panthers G.M. Dave Gettleman’s experience running the draft over Skype went smoothly.

WR Brandin Cooks will wear No. 10 for the Saints.

The Buccaneers haven’t shored up all of their offensive line concerns.

Drafting big names wasn’t a priority for the Cardinals.

Looking back at an eventful draft for the Rams.

Following the path S Jimmie Ward took to the 49ers.

The Seahawks continue to be committed to the benefits of playing younger players.

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6 Responses to “Monday morning one-liners”
  1. SAV says: May 12, 2014 8:18 AM

    Couple takeaways here:

    1) Timmy Jernigan to the Ravens is a match made in heaven!

    2) Brandin Cooks to the Saints is a match made in heaven!!!

    3) The Jaguars added two quality wrs and Bortles, when Blackmon comes back, add in Shorts and Marcedes Lewis. Just like that, that team is credible. I love Marquise Lee. Polish!

  2. moeman79 says: May 12, 2014 9:26 AM

    yay for all the draft superbowl winners now we can see who turns into NFL players and who get bounced around the league because they just want some money. At least we get to see what the 2012 draft class has to offer this season.

  3. idoubtiwillbother says: May 12, 2014 9:59 AM

    Doug Whaley loves competition everywhere except QB. And other positions he has drafted.

    Bryce Brown is a fumbling machine who looks great when the hole is huge and lousy when it isn’t. Awesome pickup.

  4. bunjy96 says: May 12, 2014 11:18 AM

    Bucs had a chance to add a solid OL, but took a TE instead.

  5. larryboodry says: May 12, 2014 11:51 AM

    Jordan Lynch bought a Bears cap? That’s it? Must be a slow news day at Halas Hall.

  6. nativeraider says: May 12, 2014 12:31 PM

    I liked the Raiders draft but I thought it coulda been better. Im not too high on Carr (I hope he turns out well) and thought they shoulda taken WR M.Lee or Jernigan instead. And Gabe Jackson was good but with all the free agents we signed Id be surprised if he gets on the field as a rookie. I woulda got Louis Nix instead.

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