Saturday morning one-liners

The Bills added NT Lonnie Harvey to their practice squad.

Said Dolphins CB Sean Smith of Bills WR Terrell Owens, “There’s not a lot of wide receivers out there 6-3 and built the way he is.  He’s built to last the whole year without slowing down at all.”

Patriots QB Tom Brady is 163 yards away from becoming the franchise’s leading passer.

QB Mark Sanchez had his best week of practice, according to Jets coach Rex Ryan.

Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron wants to see QB Joe Flacco throwing the ball to more receivers.

The Bengals’ success this season shows the value of patience.

Said Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan of blowing a lead against the Lions, “I thought we had our house of cards built up pretty good and a [darn] stiff wind came and knocked ’em all down. That really did hurt. That game was not what we were looking for on defense. The offense was so outstanding, we didn’t hold up our end.”

Ramon Foster’s rapid ascent from undrafted free agent culminates in his first NFL start for the Steelers on Sunday night.

Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle thinks Texans coach Gary Kubiak does his worst work in tense situations.

DE Dwight Freeney is the only Colts defender drafted higher than the 92nd overall pick.

Mike Tanier of the New York Times writes that the Jaguars have no business being 6-4.

Said Titans QB Kerry Collins of life as a reserve, “The bottom line is we are playing better as a team and I don’t go far beyond that.”

Said Broncos QB Kyle Orton of coach Josh McDaniels, “It`s great to have a coach like that, you know, emotional.  We`ve got a lot of emotion on our offense.  I think our guys appreciate it and thrive off of it.”

Chiefs QB Matt Cassel credits familiarity with the team’s improved offense.

Through his foundation, Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha has helped 25 teenagers get into college over the last four years, including the homeless Kenneth Chancey this year.

Sunday’s game will be LS David Binn’s 250th as a member of the Chargers.

Said Cowboys QB Tony Romo, “I know that it might be whatever it is to certain people, but it’s all about improving each time you’re out there.  If you do that consistently, December will take care of itself; January will take care of itself.”

Giants coach Tom Coughlin didn’t single out defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan for criticism, but Coughlin did agree that the defense wasn’t physical enough.

LB Jeremiah Trotter woke up Friday morning with a sting shooting down his left leg.  

Thom Lovero of the Washington Times thinks the Redskins are in need of a shock to their culture.

Bears QB Jay Cutler, who currently takes injections to control his diabetes, may get an insulin pump another try during the offseason.

Mike O’Hara of the Detroit News doesn’t like Lions QB Daunte Culpepper’s reaction to Matthew Stafford getting the Thanksgiving start.

OL T.J. Lang is one of several young Packers making a big impact on their season.

Veteran G Artis Hicks feels ready to step into the Vikings lineup if Anthony Herrera isn’t able to play on Sunday.

Said Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez of QB Matt Ryan, “He’s a second-year player and once he starts getting that confidence, then you have consistency and with Matt, in that case, it’s a damn good thing for us and will help us out for sure in the long run.”

Panthers G Keydrick Vincent was fined $5,000 for a post-touchdown scuffle against the Dolphins.

The Saints are looking forward to getting DT Sedrick Ellis back in the middle of their defensive line.

Buccaneers linebackers coach Joe Barry knows his players will have their hands full with Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez.

Cardinals QB Matt Leinart is following Kurt Warner’s lead by wearing a glove when he plays.

Rams QB Marc Bulger isn’t ready to start talking about his future.

49ers coach Mike Singletary clarified what he meant when he called QB Alex Smith “meek” earlier this week.

Seahawks S Deon Grant hopes he’ll be able to play the rest of the season before having needed surgery on his left hand.