Saturday morning one-liners


Bills WR Robert Woods remains out of the starting lineup, even when the team goes to a three-wide formation featuring Sammy Watkins, Mike Williams, and Chris Hogan.

The Dolphins’ run defense was no better in the preseason opener than it was in 2013.

Rave reviews for Patriots rookie QB Jimmy Garoppolo could hasten the exit, via trade or release, of Ryan Mallett.

The Jets’ secondary didn’t look very good in the preseason opener (which is surprising, given that Dee Milliner is the best cornerback in the league).

No news is good news for Ravens post-Oher RT Rick Wagner.

Bengals QB Jason Campbell did his best Matt Schaub impersonation on Thursday night, with a pair of pick-sixes.

Browns WR Travis Benjamin has recovered well enough from ACL surgery that he has been listed as the top kickoff and punt returner.

The teammates of Steelers RB Dri Archer are anxious to see what he can do.

RB Tim Cornett, a Houston native, hopes to win a job with the Texans.

The Colts could be using more of the no-huddle attack in 2014.

Jaguars RB Denard Robinson had a 23-yard touchdown run on Friday night against Tampa Bay.

It’s time to see what the Titans’ quarterbacks can, or can’t, do.

Broncos RB Juwan Thompson, an undrafted free agent, could be working his way into the rotation.

Chiefs S Eric Berry has given away 500 backpacks filled with school supplies through his foundation.

The night before training camp opened, Raiders WR James Jones visited the San Jose homeless shelter where he spent several months as a child.

Did Chargers LB Jerry Attaochu pick up a quarterback pressure while working against Dallas LT Tyron Smith?  “It depends on how you define pressure,” coach Mike McCoy said Friday. “If it’s our guys, sure.”

The Cowboys may have the worst defensive front seven in the NFL.

The Giants are counting on a breakout season from DE Damontre Moore.

For Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin, Friday night’s preseason game was his first action in more than 18 months.

Washington WR Aldrick Robinson has stepped his game up after the offseason arrivals of Andre Roberts and DeSean Jackson.

Folks in Chicago had trouble watching the Bears game, due to an encoding issue in the satellite truck.

The Lions have given RB Mikel Leshoure plenty of first-team reps in practice, even though he’s still No. 3 on the depth chart.

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers gained “renewed passion” for football while missing time with a broken collarbone.

Vikings rookie LB Anthony Barr picked up a sack in his debut, even if it was aided by good coverage.

Falcons QB T.J. Yates was solid in his debut as the backup to Matt Ryan.

If Panthers RB Kenjon Barner wins a job this year, it’ll likely happen due to his contributions on special teams.

Saints S Jairus Byrd didn’t play on Friday night as he continues to recover from back surgery.

Nine of the Buccaneers’ 22 starters on Friday night weren’t with the team in 2013.

Cardinals QB Logan Thomas gets a chance to show off his big (and at times inaccurate) arm on Saturday night.

Legatron was Shankatron in the fourth quarter of the Rams’ Friday night’s loss to New Orleans.

The 49ers’ youthful defensive line was overmatched and undermanned on Thursday night.

Despite being a preseason game, the Super Bowl rematch generated big ratings in Seahawks land.