Saturday Morning One-Liners

Jeff Blair of the Toronto Globe and Mail predicts a bad outcome from the marriage of the Bills and WR Terrell Owens.
Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel looks at potential trade bait that could bring the Dolphins extra draft picks.
Guard is a spot the Patriots should look to improve in the draft.
Jets TE Dustin Keller is trying to improve his blocking skills.
Steve Hauschka isn’t taking the Ravens kicking job for granted after Matt Stover’s departure.
Said Bengals DT Tank Johnson, “When you’ve been through adverse situations and come out the other end, that’s something you can help guys with.  I’ve been through a lot and I think I can bring some experience.”
Pete Prisco of thinks Browns coach Eric Mangini still has a long way to go in making over the Browns.
James Walker of doesn’t forsee a reunion between the Steelers and WR Plaxico Burress.  [Editor’s note:  Louis Lipps has a better chance of rejoining the team at this point.]
A look at the new direction the Texans are taking in their offseason training program.
Might the Colts be looking for a backup quarterback on draft day?
Said Jaguars LB Tim Shaw,  “I will never tell you that I am happy just playing special teams.  I want more and I see more for myself.  I really want to be that every-down player and I think I can be.  I’m always going to strive for more because there is no point in me settling for where I’m at.”
Titans QB Patrick Ramsey hopes he doesn’t switch teams again for a while.
Said Broncos executive Jim Saccomanno of the team’s ticket sales, “People don’t want to hear about our troubles.  People have a lot of troubles beyond what we have.”
Bill Williamson of thinks the Chiefs should make a trade offer for Bills WR Roscoe Parrish.
The Raiders travelled to College Park to watch Maryland WR Darrius Heyward-Bey work out.
Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune likes LSU DE Tyson Jackson to the Chargers with the 16th overall pick.
The toes of Cowboys running backs Marion Barber and Felix Jones are healing up nicely.
The Giants held a private workout with Stony Brook RB Brandon Mason on Friday.
In the Andy Reid era, the Eagles have had more hits than misses in the first round.
Restricted free agent DT Kedric Golston signed his $1.545 million tender to return to the Redskins.
QB Jay Cutler can still earn the $100,000 workout bonus he appeared to lose in Denver because the Bears had a later start date to their offseason program.
Lions LB Jordon Dizon will have to overcome questions about his size.
The hardest part of Packers LB Aaron Kampman’s transition from defensive end will be playing in space.
The Vikings have slashed 78 players from their draft list, primarily because of injury or character concerns.
Falcons LB Mike Peterson says moving to outside linebacker won’t be a problem.
Panthers DT Maake Kemoeatu is trying to steer kids away from gangs and toward football.
Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune doesn’t think the Saints will sign a kickoff specialist to go along with K Garrett Hartley.
Jeff Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times thinks the Buccaneers have bigger needs than quarterback.

Said Cardinals WR Steve Breaston of WR Larry Fitzgerald, “A lot of those playoff catches, he had guys draped over him and he was just making plays.  You did kind of wonder:  When was anyone going to stop him?”

If Baylor T Jason Smith is off the board, should the Rams take Virginia T Eugene Monroe?

Matt Maiocco of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat writes that the question about 49ers DL Kentwan Balmer is talent, not work ethic.

Said Seahawks FB Owen Schmitt, “It’s kind of funny, everybody just knows me as a big meathead.  It’d be nice to show people that I can actually play a little bit too.”

7 responses to “Saturday Morning One-Liners

  1. Please do all Charger fans a favor and never post anything that Kevin Acee says again.
    Thank you,
    All of San Diego

  2. “The Vikings have slashed 78 players from their draft list.”
    An Easter miracle for 78 kids.

  3. You have to love the eagles one liner, penned by that unbiased non-partsian model of journalistic integrity himself. Mr. Dave SPINdaro…

  4. It says Corey Simon was a hit… The Eagles DT’s have never been their strong point in recent years, Corey Simon was a bust. How does Spadaro manage to write this garbage with his so far up Reid’s ass?

  5. “Jeff Blair!!!! Of the Toronto Globe & Mail predicts” anything about Football, is like Mike Florio and PFT predicting that the latest strain of Bird Flu will be more hazardous then the last!!!!!!! Its ridiculous. Jeff Blair knows no more about the Bills than his own wife’s bra size. He knows there IS a team in Buffalo, and vaguely what they look like. Jeeez!! His news just ain’t news!!!

  6. I predict that the Bills will continue to fleece Toronto of tens of millions of dollars annually while dangling the carrot of potentially getting them there full time, which will never happen. Suck on that, Jeff Blair!

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