Friday afternoon one-liners

After re-signing TE Joe Klopfenstein on Thursday, the Bills have four tight ends on their offseason roster.
Former Dolphins LB Zach Thomas is pulling for Miami to trade its first-round pick (No. 12 overall) to the Broncos in exchange for WR Brandon Marshall.
Speedy Maryland CB Nolan Carroll is scheduled to work out individually for the Patriots on March 15.
Rich Cimini of the New York Daily News suggests that free agent RB LaDainian Tomlinson could help the Jets if he was limited to “8 to 10 carries a game.”
After re-signing WR Derrick Mason on Wednesday night, Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun believes that Ravens fans can get excited about their team’s receiver corps for the first time since the mid to late 1990s.
The Bengals are reportedly among the teams showing interest in USC TE Anthony McCoy.

Mike Lombardi of the National Football Post explains why QB Brady Quinn has no future in the Browns’ organization.

Steelers WR Limas Sweed, who was away from the team to close out last season, is believed to be dealing with severe depression.
This mock draft has the Texans selecting Boise State CB Kyle Wilson with the No. 20 overall pick in the first round.
Colts WR Reggie Wayne caught three game-winning, fourth-quarter touchdowns last season.
Jaguars QB David Garrard will host a celebrity fishing tournament and VIP Party in St. Augustine, Florida on May 15.
Southern Illinois RB Deji Karim revealed that the Titans were among the teams he met with at the Texas vs. Nation pre-draft all-star game.
The Broncos reportedly held private workouts for Cincinnati Bearcats draft prospects Tony Pike and Mardy Gilyard.
Free agent WR Bobby Wade is unlikely to return to Kansas City after the Chiefs signed WR Jerheme Urban to a two-year contract early Thursday.
Former undrafted free agent Desmond Bryant is in line for a starting job following the Raiders’ release of DT Gerard Warren.
Chargers G.M. A.J. Smith is a window shopper when it comes to the free agency period.

Restricted free agent S O.J. Atogwe is reportedly “on the Cowboys’ radar.”
Giants S Kenny Phillips, who is recovering from microfracture surgery on his knee, plans to resume running by the end of the month.’s Jason La Canfora insists that the Eagles “haven’t made any calls about their quarterbacks to any teams.”
Four months later, Redskins RB Clinton Portis has finally been medically cleared from his concussion.
Free agent WR Torry Holt is still lobbying for the Bears to sign him.
Paul Burmeister of the NFL Network believes that drafting Oklahoma OT Russell Okung at No. 2 overall “would make perfect sense” for the Lions.

The player rep for Packers restricted free agent OG Daryn Colledge says his client holding out of offseason workouts is “definitely something we’re considering.”
Rick Alonzo of the St. Paul Pioneer Press believes that free agent RB LaDainian Tomlinson “should be a standout” as Chester Taylor’s potential replacement on third downs.
Falcons scout Bob Kronenberg was on hand to direct positional drills at the Oklahoma State Pro Day this week.
The Panthers are reportedly interested in free agent DB Marcus Hudson.
The Saints have rescheduled their visit with free agent DE Leonard Little.
Head coach Raheem Morris will present five scholarships to students totaling $10,000 as part of the “Bucs for Books” program on Friday.
New Cardinals S Kerry Rhodes says his negative post-trade comments about the Jets were taken out of context by New York media.
Alex Smith is fully expected to enter the season as San Francisco’s starting QB, but he may not be on a particularly long leash.
The Seahawks reportedly sent the largest contingent of any of the 17 teams represented to the University of Washington Huskies’ Pro Day on Wednesday.
The Rams reportedly released TE Derek Fine earlier this month over “medical issues.”