Wednesday morning one-liners

Bills DE Aaron Maybin reported for the team’s offseason program at 246 pounds, and is hoping to put on 10 more.
In the opinion of Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, the chances of the Dolphins drafting Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant “are not great.”
The Patriots are reportedly high on Penn State DL Jared Odrick.
Opinions in the national media are mixed on what the Jets will do with their first-round pick.
Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo is only 60 percent recovered from the season-ending torn quadriceps muscle he suffered six months ago.
Bengals WR Andre Caldwell is dropping weight in an effort to improve his quickness.
The Browns will hold a private workout Wednesday for South Florida CB Jerome Murphy, who ran a 4.48 forty at his Pro Day.
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette believes that cornerback is “certainly the largest need” for the Steelers this offseason.
Texans QB Matt Schaub says his team must prove “able to win those close games” in order to take the next step.
Colts S Antoine Bethea led the team in tackles and tied for the club lead in interceptions last season.
Jaguars DE Jeremy Mincey has played in just nine games since being drafted in 2006, but isn’t ready to give up football yet.
Newly signed Titans CB Tye Hill says he’s “completely healthy for the first time since my rookie year.”
Former Broncos K Jason Elam, who will officially retire Wednesday, is eligible to join Denver’s Ring of Honor in 2015.
The Chiefs’ players showed up to the offseason program in much better shape this year than last.
The Raiders have signed S Hiram Eugene to his restricted free agent tender, worth $1.176 million.
Unsigned restricted free agent RB Darren Sproles has reported to the Chargers’ voluntary offseason program.
Indiana (PA) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah is scheduled to visit the Cowboys’ Valley Ranch facility this week.
ESPN’s Mike Tirico, Chris Mortensen, Trent Dilfer, and Mel Kiper put the Giants on the clock as they prepare to select 15th overall in April’s draft.
First-year Eagles G.M. Howie Roseman is reportedly already seen by some NFL executives as a “shakedown artist” due to his ridiculously lofty early-offseason trade demands for QBs Michael Vick and Donovan McNabb.
NFL employee and former Cowboys personnel executive Gil Brandt is giving the Redskins “a 49 percent chance” to land Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford.
In-limbo Bears DE Alex Brown is unsurprisingly not participating in the team’s voluntary offseason conditioning program.
The Lions’ odds of landing Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh are going up.
Here’s another look at the Packers’ new throwback uniforms.
Veteran quarterbacks making late-career team changes is nothing new, as fans of former Giants and Vikings QB Fran Tarkenton know.

Falcons WR Harry Douglas, coming back from a torn ACL, is a player to keep an eye on for fantasy football purposes.

Panthers.com breaks down some of the top linebackers in this year’s draft.
The Super Bowl champs aren’t rushing into action this offseason.
Bucs LB Geno Hayes, recovering from a torn shoulder labrum, is on track to be ready by training camp.
57-of-61 Cardinals players under contract are already participating in the team’s voluntary offseason program.
49ers RB Glen Coffee is bulking up this offseason.
Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times believes that the Seahawks’ offseason moves show they’re “focused on getting younger.”
There is reportedly growing belief around the league that Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford would rather play for the Redskins than the Rams.

5 responses to “Wednesday morning one-liners

  1. “First-year Eagles G.M. Howie Roseman is reportedly already seen by some NFL executives as a “shakedown artist” due to his ridiculously lofty early-offseason trade demands for QBs Michael Vick and Donovan McNabb.”
    Is this a surprise? It’s the fiscal-champion Eagles we’re talking about here.
    A couple million dollars saved/earned is more important to the Eagles brass than winning a championship. It’s been demonstrated time and again.

  2. just watched the video about the giants,why does mel kiper have a job?god..is he f’n dumb.

  3. I don’t know if anyone else saw this in regard to the Redskins getting Sam Bradford. I heard someone ask Bradford that; because of his Native American heritage would he play for the Redskins? He responded, “I would ask them not to draft me.” I don’t know if anyone will read this post, but can someone respond to that?

  4. chickenragnar says:
    April 1, 2010 9:55 AM
    Favre was Pro bowl material with 1 of his best statistical season ever!
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    Stats: The most important thing in the world when they benefit my argument. Utterly worthless when they contradict my argument.

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