Friday morning one-liners

The Bills have shifted Bryan Scott from safety to outside linebacker.

The Dolphins sent G Justin Smiley to see a specialist about his shoulder injury.

A $7,500 fine for a hit on Dolphins QB Chad Henne has Patriots S Pat Chung aware of the differences between what’s allowed in college and the NFL.

Jets RB Leon Washington said he’s “reasonably optimistic” he’ll be ready for next season

Ravens WR Derrick Mason has been very productive in his past meetings with the Browns.

The Bengals haven’t made it known if Maurice Purify or Jerome Simpson will take WR Chris Henry’s place in the lineup.

RB Jerome Harrison could see an increase in playing time following RB Jamal Lewis’s rant about Browns coach Eric Mangini.

Steelers KR Stefan Logan has the team’s best kickoff return average since 1989.

Alan Burge of provides Texans fans with a rooting guide for the bye week.

Colts QB Jim Sorgi missed a second straight practice with a shoulder injury, which might leave Curtis Painter as the backup on Sunday night.

Although he grew up in New Jersey, Jaguars QB David Garrard said he won’t be sentimental about his homecoming game at the Meadowlands on Sunday.

With David Stewart still sidelined, it looks like Leroy Harris will be the Titans starting right tackle again this weekend.

The Broncos hope inserting Russ Hochstein at left guard boosts the running game.

Chiefs QB Matt Cassel and WR Chris Chambers say they are still working to develop chemistry despite Chambers’s two-touchdown debut.

Raiders P Shane Lechler’s 52.3 yards per punt would break Sammy Baugh’s 60-year old record if it holds up.

Chargers C Nick Hardwick’s return has been put on hold after a setback with his surgically repaired right ankle.

Although the Packers have struggled to stop pass rushers, Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware isn’t taking anything for granted.

Giants P Jeff Feagles has been struggling of late as his directional kicks haven’t been traveling very far.  

The Eagles have shifted Chris Gocong to middle linebacker to fill in for injured players.

Chad Rinehart will step back onto the carousel that is the Redskins offensive line this week.

Lions LB Larry Foote was sidelined by a sore knee on Thursday but vowed he’ll play against the Vikings.

It looks like rookie Brad Jones, a seventh-round pick, will be the Packers choice to replace Aaron Kampman at outside linebacker.

Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier looked back at the first half during the team’s bye week and found too many missed tackles.

The Falcons will take buses to Charlotte for their game against the Panthers on Sunday.

Landon Johnson is looking forward to his chance to start at outside linebacker for the Panthers.

Saints DE Will Smith said he never listened to his critics during a subpar 2008 season.

Said Buccaneers RB Ernest Graham of his reduced role this season, “But we’re all in this game together. What’s good for the team is good
for everybody
. And to stay in this game and continue feeding my kids,
you have to put all your selfishness aside.”

Cardinals WR Sean Morey admitted that he played with a concussion last week after hiding his injury from the team.

Rams receivers have dropped 18 passes this season.

Said Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck, “This game is way more important because of how we’ve shot ourselves in
the foot
earlier in the season. And
because of the adversity we’ve faced earlier in the season.”