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Saturday one-liners

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Jets QB Tajh Boyd has chimed in on the question of whether Geno Smith is the starter.

Bills LB Kiko Alonso won’t talk much about his injuries down the stretch of last season, saying only that he was “100 percent, for December.”

DT Randy Starks will be expected to step up and help the Dolphins better defend against the run in 2014.

Patriots QB Ryan Mallett claims he has managed to remain focused despite trade rumors.

Ravens coach John Harbaugh raved about new C Jeremy Zuttah.

Browns fans who want to attend training-camp practice will have to register online.

Bengals rookie CB Darqueze Dennard realizes he may not see much playing time in his first year.

Steelers WR Derek Moye hopes to use his six-foot, five-inch frame to his advantage in 2014.

Vegas thinks the Texans will improve dramatically in 2014.  (Did I miss the story where they traded for Tom Brady?)

Ricky Stanzi hopes to convince the Jaguars to keep three quarterbacks on the active roster this year.

Do the Titans have one good tackle too many?

Colts DL Arthur Jones is playing the three-technique in the base defense, nose tackle in the nickel.

With CB Champ Bailey and LB Wesley Woodyard gone, the Broncos need some leaders on defense.

Chiefs TE Demetrius Harris continues to make the transition from basketball to football.

Arizona’s loss could be the Chargers’ gain on the first Monday night of the season.

Raiders coach Dennis Allen is impressed with QB Matt Schaub’s leadership.

No matter what impact the Clippers’ $2 billion sale may have on the value of the Cowboys, Jerry Jones isn’t selling.

When S Will Hill’s suspension ends, his career with the Giants may end, too.

Former first-rounder Brandon Graham believes he’ll finally make an impact with the Eagles this year.

Washington TE Jordan Reed believes his extended absence last year due to a concussion was a “fluke thing.”

Lions QB Kellen Moore will have to fend off undrafted rookie James Franklin for the No. 3 job on the depth chart.

Packers DL B.J. Raji says he had options elsewhere in free agency, but he won’t say where they were.  (Which some would say means there were none.)

Bears RB Matt Forte feels “indifferent” about the team adding RB Ka’Deem Carey in the draft.  (Eventually, that could change to “unemployed.”)

Vikings rookie DB Antone Exum is a part-time rapper whose lyrics include a boast that he’s the “best corner in the country.”  (We’ll never find out whether that’s true, since the Vikings have moved him to safety.)

Tight ends Levine Toilolo, Bear Pascoe, and Mickey Schuler will be battling to fill the shoes of Tony Gonzalez with the Falcons.  (There will be a lot of room in those shoes.)

Mike Ditka made an appearance at Panthers practice on Friday, telling the players if they want to “hoot with the owls, they better fly with the eagles.”  (The owl says, “Whooooat the hell does that mean?”)

Saints CB Patrick Robinson, a first-rounder in 2010, has plenty to prove in 2014.

Former Buccaneers LB Keith McCants has been arrested.  Again.

Some think the Cardinals should sever ties with LB Daryl Washington; that would make it difficult if not impossible to get back any of his $10 million option bonus.

The 49ers have reached an injury settlement with OT Luke Marquardt, who says he expects to eventually re-sign with the team.

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman could be this year’s bearer of the Madden curse.

Rams seventh-round OT Mitchell Van Dyke thought he wouldn’t be drafted.

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4 Responses to “Saturday one-liners”
  1. bloomer006999999 says: May 31, 2014 2:02 PM

    Antone Exum … will have a better NFL career than Ha-Ha … !

  2. bearsfan4life says: May 31, 2014 6:32 PM

    Forte unemployed?

    Come on.

  3. Satanic Hell Creature says: May 31, 2014 7:07 PM

    BJ Raji had other options? I didn’t know standing out front of Big Boy holding up a tray of burgers is really an “option”, because we all know no other team was interested.

  4. Satanic Hell Creature says: May 31, 2014 7:24 PM

    Forte unemployed?

    He probably will be soon, within a couple years. He’s 29 this season. Thirty is the magic number for RB’s. Most teams start to weigh current production vs. possible future production vs. contract dollars at that age. Younger and cheaper with similar production will win out every time.

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