Friday afternoon one-liners

The Dolphins are expected to replace Donald Thomas at right guard this offseason.
The Patriots’ offensive backfield will probably be a fantasy wasteland again this year.
Jets RB Shonn Greene suffered cartilage damage in his ribs during the playoffs, but is fully recovered.
The Browns look to be high on newly acquired FB Peyton Hillis.

Texans CBs Brice McCain and Glover Quin will see expanded roles following the departure of Dunta Robinson.

Citing “word” in scouting circles, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that the Colts are among the teams interested in Florida QB Tim Tebow

Restricted free agent DE Jason Babin is going to be a Titan for one year and $1 million.
New Broncos QB Brady Quinn made a positive impression on reporters at his introductory press conference.
Raiders OLB Thomas Howard has yet to sign his restricted free agent tender, but did agree to a waiver enabling him to participate in the offseason conditioning program.
According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers second-year DE Vaughn Martin “is going to make his presence felt this year.”
Todd Archer of the Dallas Morning News predicts that Cowboys WR Miles Austin won’t get a contract extension until there’s a new CBA.
The Eagles are expected to use newly acquired Darryl Tapp at left defensive end, opposite annual Pro Bowler Trent Cole.
New Redskins RB Larry Johnson could steal the starting job away from Clinton Portis.
Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune doesn’t believe free agent Terrell Owens will catch on with the Bears.
The Lions hosted Oregon TE Ed Dickson for a pre-draft visit Thursday.
Packers OG Daryn Colledge, a restricted free agent, didn’t show up to the team’s voluntary offseason conditioning program.
The Vikings have shown interest in draft prospect Chris Cook, a defensive back from Virginia.
The Falcons are working out TCU draft eligibles LB Daryl Washington and DE Jerry Hughes.
The Panthers are showing interest in Ohio WR Taylor Price.
The Saints appear unlikely to match RB Mike Bell’s one-year, $1.7 million offer sheet because it contains a no-trade clause.
The Bucs are expected to use one of their second-round picks on an offensive lineman.
New Cardinals S Kerry Rhodes reportedly didn’t pick up Jets coach Rex Ryan’s scheme last year until around Week Eleven, when he was benched.
Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck is a potential trade candidate following the team’s acquisition of Charlie Whitehurst.
Does fired 49ers G.M. Scot McCloughan already have a job lined up?
The Rams have re-signed exclusive rights free agent RB Kenneth Darby.