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Bills fans have organized a Jon Bon Jovi ban; “It’s nothing personal,” co-organizer Charles Pellien said. “If Santa Claus was coming to Buffalo and telling us he was going to take our team to the North Pole, we would be boycotting Santa Claus.”

Dolphins WR Brian Hartline had the best showing at the team’s annual weekend fishing tournament.  (Insert joke about harpooning Richie Incognito here.)

Jets coach Rex Ryan, on soccer:  “If all you got is one name, you’re pretty good, I think.”

Patriots WR Danny Amendola looks good in the portion of the calendar where injuries are less likely to happen.

Steelers WR Antonio Brown sat on the back of free-agent LB James Harrison while Harrison did push ups.

Ravens DT Timmy Jernigan is “flashing a lot.”  (So much for the personal-conduct policy.)

Bengals RB Giovani Bernard wants to break more 50, 60, and 70-yard runs.

A Cleveland politician wants sin tax revenues to be devoted to maintenance of the Browns’ stadium to be tied to wins.

Coty Sensabaugh against Blidi Wreh-Wilson are battling for the starting job vacated by former Titans CB Alterraun Verner.

With 11 seasons in the NFL, Jaguars K Josh Scobee is second only to Terry Bradshaw for professional longevity by former Louisiana Tech players.

Colts WR T.Y. Hilton says the game is “slowing down for me, real slow.”

The Texans hope to make use of three tight ends this season.

Husain Abdullah appears to have the edge as the Chiefs starting free safety.

Could the Chargers be using more no-huddle in 2014?

WR Wes Welker is developing into a leader with the Broncos.

Raiders players recently participated in NFL Player Engagement’s Prep 100 Series.

Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford is “crazy excited” about the team’s defense.  (Are we sure he didn’t say anyone would be “crazy to be excited” about the team’s defense?)

QB Colt McCoy understands his role in Washington.  (To take snaps during training camp and the preseason before unceremoniously being cut?)

Former Giants OL Luke Petitgout was arrested after allegedly punching someone at Lounge 48 in Midtown Manhattan.

Eagles TE Zach Ertz is helping fellow former Stanford player Ed Reynolds make the transition at a time when an outdated rule keeps Reynolds from showing up and practicing.

The Packers still like QB Scott Tolzien, who hopes a full offseason with the team will enhance his chances of staying on the roster.

Bears players and team officials traveled to Washington, Illinois on Saturday to help with the cleanup efforts from last November’s tornadoes.

Vikings QB Matt Cassel says offensive coordinator Norv Turner “creates a sense of urgency in practice that we need.”

Former Lions WR Nate Burleson showed up at the team’s charity softball game wearing the colors of his new team in Cleveland.

Panthers S Roman Harper was happy to be recruited by Carolina after being ousted in New Orleans.

The Buccaneers’ season possibly hinges on the ability of the team’s four-man defensive line to apply pressure to opposing quarterbacks without help.

The Mall of Georgia will host the second annual Falcons tailgating extravaganza on June 14.

You know it’s the slow time in the NFL when articles are written about whether Saints QB Drew Brees looks like the late Rutherford B. Hayes.

Bill Williamson of ESPN.com believes WR Jon Baldwin has “virtually no chance” of making the 49ers’ 53-man roster.

With Seahawks CB Richard Sherman gracing the cover of the Madden game, seattlepi.com takes a look at the history of the Madden curse.

Rams LT Jake Long has committed $1 million to a camp for children facing serious illnesses.

Nate Potter, Bobby Massie, and Bradley Sowell are vying for the right tackle position for the Cardinals.

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3 Responses to “Sunday morning one-liners”
  1. Eli Pacheco says: Jun 8, 2014 12:39 PM

    1. All Amendola needs is one injury-free season. How hard could that be?

    2. A three-win season in Cleveland ought to be worth at least an upgrade to quilted toilet paper at the stadium.

    3. Given the rest of the offense, maybe Houston should consider a six-tight-end look. At least on first down.

  2. djshnooks says: Jun 8, 2014 2:23 PM

    Only a month late with the Bon Jovi ban.

    I can’t believe someone would mock out the people of Western, NY, because we don’t like and have banned bad music.

    It’s basically just like bad journalism…somebody who is pretty darn good at something, but they don’t take pride in their work and they rush through everything just to get a product out quick.

    Don’t be like Bon Jovi anymore, Mikey…I have faith you’re better than that, sir.

  3. mackcarrington says: Jun 8, 2014 5:16 PM

    If Bon Jovi was that bad, he would have gone the way of Twisted Sister a long time ago and wouldn’t even be in a position to consider buying the Bills. And besides, what in the world is banning his music from the radio going to do? Bills fans need to be worrying about getting a new stadium instead of this kind of ridiculousness.

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