Monday morning one-liners


The Bills got under each other’s collars at Sunday’s practice.

The Dolphins are figuring out how to deal with S Reshad Jones’s absence early in the season.

The tight end carousel is spinning with the Patriots.

Jets S Calvin Pryor is ready to make his preseason debut.

A leg injury knocked CB Asa Jackson out of Sunday’s Ravens practice.

Said Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson of C Russell Bodine, “Every week it’s not going to get any easier, it’s only going to get harder. I think he’s up to the task. He did a great job, but he’s still a work in progress.”

Browns DL Armonty Bryant played well against the Lions.

LB Howard Jones flashed the big play capability the Steelers are looking for against the Giants.

Texans RB Andre Brown didn’t play at all in the preseason opener.

CB Vontae Davis has shown why he earned a big contract from the Colts.

Jaguars LB Telvin Smith is making plays early in his pro career.

QB Zach Mettenberger’s play on Saturday drew raves from Titans fans.

Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas is focusing on football after the death of his grandmother.

An injury to Ryan Succop may help determine the Chiefs’ kicking competition.

Rookie CB TJ Carrie had a good outing for the Raiders.

Chargers CB Brandon Flowers thinks he has grown as a player by fighting through injury.

RB Lance Dunbar looks set for a big role with the Cowboys.

Said Giants RB Rashad Jennings of the offense, “We’ve got a lot of growing to do very quickly.”

Eagles QB Mark Sanchez feels ready to let it rip again.

Rehabbing Redskins WR Leonard Hankerson will meet with Dr. James Andrews soon.

C Brian de la Puente has landed on the Bears’ injury list.

Did Lions QB Kellen Moore earn a longer look with his first preseason performance?

Julius Peppers’s Packers debut wasn’t as good as hoped.

Rookie LB Anthony Barr’s role is expanding on the Vikings defense.

The Falcons are looking forward to their practices with the Texans.

Panthers S Tre Boston is eager to get on the field.

CB Champ Bailey has to start showing the Saints more.

Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith warns against overreacting to early preseason action.

A pair of receiving Browns stood out for the Cardinals against the Texans.

Shaun Hill gives the Rams a steady backup quarterback.

The 49ers defense has looked good against the Ravens.

The Seahawks brought back CB Thomas Wolfe and waived LB Mike Taylor.