Monday Morning One-Liners

Larry Felser of the Buffalo News asks how quickly the rebuilt Bills offensive line will be able to function as a unit.

Said Dolphins QB Chad Pennington, “I am in an unbelievable situation. Both Chad [Henne] and Pat [White]
have done a great job of supporting me and I am going to do my best to
support them.”

The history of Pat Patriot as told by Phil Bissell, the illustrator who didn’t create it with the intent of it becoming the Patriots’ official logo.

SUNY Cortland is hard at work preparing for the start of Jets training camp.

James Walker of discusses Steve McNair’s impact on the Ravens.

Said Bengals WR Chris Henry, “I’m just so glad and thankful for still being able to play the game I
love to play.  It’s been a total 360 lately in my life.  I’m just happy. 
I’m smiling every day, I don’t have any problems.  I’m looking so
forward to this season.”  [Editor’s note:  My gosh, we hope it hasn’t been a “total 360.”  Then again, we could use the content right now.]

Browns S Mike Adams says that lack of size and speed don’t stop him from being an effective player.

Tim Rooney, part of the family that owns the Steelers, was inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame on Sunday.

Adam Schein of thinks the Texans have a better defensive line than the Titans.

Colts LB Clint Session hopes to earn the respect of the league this season.

Said Jaguars DE Reggie Hayward, “Last year was a solid
year for me
.  I missed a lot of plays and I’m not making excuses, but I
saw some things where my stats could have been better.  I could have had
more of a standout season and that is very encouraging.  So this year’s
it’s about making that extra additional play each game.”

Said former Titans S Blaine Bishop of Steve McNair, “The thing I will always remember about him was whether it was a good
day or bad day on the field, the whole team — both offense and defense
— believed he would lead us to victory if we could just get the ball in
his hands at the end of the game.”

Broncos DE/LB Robert Ayers has made a smooth transition to the NFL.

Kent Babb of the Kansas City Star finds Chiefs T Branden Albert is too modest for his tastes.

Bill Williamson of thinks Marvin Harrison would be a good, if unlikely, fit with the Raiders.

Chargers K Nate Kaeding kicked 16 balls into the stands as part of Iowa Day festivities at a minor league baseball game.

Who is the greatest living Cowboy?  [Editor’s note:  Clint Eastwood?]

Giants DE Chris Canty started playing football as a junior in high school because his mother told him to play a sport or get a job after school.

The Eagles have all the right pieces to install the Wildcat as part of their offense.

It is up to coach Jim Zorn to produce a successful offense for the Redskins, according to Grant Paulsen of the Free Lance-Star.

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Sun-Times and his readers disagree on the biggest issues facing the Bears this season.

After tearing his calf muscle during OTAs, Lions S Stuart Schweigert is eager for training camp to start.

Said Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers of DL B.J. Raji, “Exceptional athlete for a guy his size. I’ve been impressed by how fast he picks things up.  There’s obviously
a lot to learn, but he normally doesn’t repeat errors twice.”

Pete Prisco of thinks that Steve Hutchinson of the Vikings is the NFL’s best guard.

Said Falcons C Todd McClure, “You don’t want to go back to where we were — when nobody thought we
were any good.  You want to be a consistent group and be a group that
everyone talks about year-in and year-out.”

Solomon Wilcots and Brian Baldinger of the NFL Network discuss whether it was wise for the Panthers to give QB Jake Delhomme a new contract.

Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams said that Steve McNair’s death brought back memories of Sean Taylor’s death in 2007.

Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow served as an honorary race official for Sunday Saturday’s NASCAR race in Daytona.

Bucky Brooks of has Cardinals S Adrian Wilson ranked third on his list of the NFL’s best safeties.

Rams director of player personnel Mike Williams denies that the Rams are interested in signing WFL WR Prentiss Elliott.

After a frustrating year with the Broncos, CB Dre’ Bly is much happier with his situation with the 49ers.

If the Seahawks use WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh in the slot, it would create big problems for opposing defenses.