The Bills’ defense is standing its ground on third down.
Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown says he won’t be satisfied until he’s played all 16 games this year.
Patriots RB Laurence Maroney says he’s feeling a lot better.
Jets S Kerry Rhodes says the defense needs to put pressure on Cardinals QB Kurt Warner.
Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer says his injured knee is finally feeling good.
The Plaxico Burress suspension could be a good opportunity for the Giants’ young receivers.
Eagles backup QB Kevin Kolb says he prepares the same way every week regardless of whether Donovan McNabb is 100 percent healthy or not.
Says Redskins executive VP Vinny Cerrato of having two talented tight ends, “It gives you an opportunity to do a lot of personnel groupings. Teams that are using the tight end a lot and have multiple tight ends can take advantage of that.”
Ravens K Matt Stover is off to a bad start.
Bengals QB Carson Palmer says he’s staying upbeat.
Browns coach Romeo Crennel says injuries to return specialist/gunner Josh Cribbs have hurt the special teams: “When you talk about impact, you talk about Josh Cribbs. He was the guy that was the impact.”
Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians accepts blame for the way the offense has struggled.
Bears return man Devin Hester is pushing hard to get back on the field.
Lions executive VP Tom Lewand on the attitude around the team: “You focus on the positive. You remove the negative.”
Packers WR Jordy Nelson is getting more playing time.
Vikings S Madieu Williams participated in practice on a limited basis after missing the first three weeks with a neck injury.
The Texans might need to find a new long snapper.
The story of Colts coach Tony Dungy and his lost credit card.
Jaguars offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter was asked if the offense will improve and said, “No question. I’m guaranteeing it. This week.”
Titans MLB Ryan Fowler was surprised he was demoted.
Falcons RB Jerious Norwood could take some direct snaps.
Panthers coach John Fox says he still has confidence in WR Dwayne Jarrett.
Teammates are taken aback by the size of Saints G Carl Nicks.
Bucs CB Ronde Barber has the support of his teammates, despite some talk that he’s lost a step.
The Broncos want to get off to a fast start against the Chiefs.
Says Chiefs QB Damon Huard of the way the team has shuffled quarterbacks, “I’m not one to argue or question or debate. That’s just not my style or my philosophy. Whatever they feel the best way for us to win a football game.”
Raiders RB Michael Bush is looking like an instant success, even if it came a year later than he hoped.
Chargers WR Buster Davis is trying to prove that he’s not a bust.
Cardinals WRs Steve Breaston and Jerheme Urban expect to get more playing time; they just don’t know when.
Rams WR Donnie Avery is planning a touchdown dance.  [Editor’s note:  You’ve got plenty of time to perfect it, Donnie.]
The 49ers’ defense is thrilled with the progress of the team’s offense.
Says Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck, “I feel like we’re getting better, and we’re getting healthier. That’s two good things right there.”