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Monday morning one-liners


The house of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, located not far from Gillette Stadium, is for sale.

Ed Reed is new to coaching, but Bills head coach Rex Ryan thinks Reed can be a head coach in five years.

The Dolphins are looking for a new stadium sponsor.

The Jets chose the thrifty, safe route in free agency.

Only three starters remain on the roster from the Ravens’ 2012 Super Bowl team.

Given the geography and Paul Brown ties, it’s not surprising that the Bengals have a long history of drafting players from Ohio State.

Though people are still chuckling at the Browns, new coach Hue Jackson said “I wouldn’t trade our process for any I’ve been around in the NFL.”

Newly added Ryan Harris will battle the still new Alejandro Villanueva for the left tackle job with the Steelers.

NRG Stadium, home of the Texans, is hosting the Final Four this week. Whether future football games there will be played on artificial turf remains up for debate.

The Colts aren’t necessarily closing the book on free agency.

There will be a competition for the Jaguars’ starting strong safety job.

The Titans will have at least four new starters in 2016 — and maybe as many as four more are still on their way.

The Chiefs are getting a pre-draft visit by Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch, and that’s an interesting potential match.

The big, rich kids are acting up. Broncos linebacker Von Miller and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are trading barbs on social media.

One evaluation of what’s been an expensive Raiders offseason thus far.

The Chargers had the worst kickoff cover unit in the NFL last season, so the new touchback rule is important to them.

Surprise! Jerry Jones says the Cowboys are better even absent a big splash in free agency.

A case for the Giants using an early draft pick to provide help for Odell Beckham Jr. at wide receiver.

A scheme change should benefit Eagles defensive end Fletcher Cox.

If the Redskins sign Vernon Davis, it would be a homecoming for the veteran tight end.

The Packers are looking for production from pass rusher Datone Jones.

The Lions “aren’t expecting miracles” from cornerback Alex Carter as he returns from injury, and frankly neither are the rest of us.

Matt Forte thought the Bears wanted to get younger at running back, but then the team pursued C.J. Anderson.

The Vikings plan to play new linebacker Emmanuel Lamur as a weakside linebacker to try to take advantage of his speed.

There’s video of new Falcons linebacker Courtney Upshaw flipping a car because why not?

Visiting free agent cornerback Brandon Boykin would fill a need for the Panthers.

Saints players have been openly recruiting free agent defensive tackle Nick Fairley.

It’s time for Buccaneers tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins to stay healthy and become a consistent producer.

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he’s “shocked” that some players took less money to stay with the Cardinals.

Rams linebacker Alec Olgetree calls moving to middle linebacker “the biggest challenge of my football career.”

New 49ers wide receiver Eric Rogers worked in the school cafeteria and washed his team’s uniforms while playing in college at Cal Lutheran.

Looking at what a new contract for wide receiver Doug Baldwin will cost the Seahawks.

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8 Responses to “Monday morning one-liners”
  1. tylereifertisunstoppable says: Mar 28, 2016 9:49 AM

    Bengals rich history of drafting Buckeyes? Uh, we haven’t selected a Buckeye player higher than the 6th round since Dan Wilkinson in 1993.

  2. lscottman3 says: Mar 28, 2016 10:07 AM

    Bray is rich
    Vernon is wealthy

    A huge difference

  3. bornahawker says: Mar 28, 2016 10:32 AM

    Seattle trades up for Treadwell and Baldwin walks at the end of his contract.
    Go Hawks!

  4. bullcharger says: Mar 28, 2016 10:44 AM

    Ed Reed is new to coaching, but Bills head coach Rex Ryan thinks Reed can be a head coach in five years.


    I like Ed Reed, that’s about as pre-mature as a Rex Ryan Super Bowl prediction.

    Maybe let him actually coach for a year or two.

  5. rojobirds says: Mar 28, 2016 12:32 PM

    Matt Forte. Sorry to see you go. You’ll always be a Bear, but don’t stress too much trying to figure the GM’s move. You’ll always be a winner.

  6. jgedgar70 says: Mar 28, 2016 1:58 PM

    bornahawker says:
    Mar 28, 2016 10:32 AM
    Seattle trades up for Treadwell and Baldwin walks at the end of his contract.
    Go Hawks!
    Treadwell, Lockett and Graham at the same time? I think a lot of opponents – like my Panthers – would rather not see that.

  7. flaccodelic says: Mar 28, 2016 2:11 PM

    I think the only guy who hates the media more than Bill Belichick is Ed Reed. Not kidding when I say I think that alone would keep him from wanting to be a head coach. I could see him being a longtime DC at some point.

  8. nicofthenorthstar says: Mar 28, 2016 2:32 PM

    And most of us think Reed could be a better head coach than Rex as soon as tomorrow. But that doesn’t mean he’d be a good hire.

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