Saturday morning one-liners

The Bills might take a nose tackle at some point in the draft, with East Carolina NT Linval Joseph looking like a mid-round possibility.

One busy week will likely lead to another busy one as the Dolphins prepare for the draft.

If the Patriots want to add an inside linebacker, they could select Mississippi State’s Jamar Cheney who is a close friend of current LB Jerod Mayo. 

Said Jets LB Bart Scott on integrating new players with checkered backgrounds, “When in Rome, do what the Romans do.  If you surround these young players with people that do things the
right way, they’ll come around.”  [Editor’s note:  And if you get too many of them, they’ll revolt and kill the Emperor.]

If the Ravens take a wide receiver early in the draft, will they shop WR Mark Clayton?

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said that the Bengals weren’t panicked about their situation at tight end but that it would probably be addressed during the draft.

Offensive tackle is an unlikely, but not unthinkable, route for the Browns to go with the seventh pick.

P Daniel Sepulveda became the final Steelers restricted free agent to sign his tender on Friday night.

T Rashard Butler and G Chris White, a pair of backups, have signed their tenders with the Texans.

It wouldn’t be a surprise to see the Colts tab a running back at some point in the draft.

Gene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union thinks Clemson RB C.J. Spiller makes the most sense for the Jaguars.

Titans G.M. Mike Reinfeldt said the team still has interest in LB Keith Bulluck and C Kevin Mawae but that it is on hold until after the draft.

Broncos coach Josh McDaniels said T Ryan Harris’s rehab is going well and that he didn’t see the team drafting a tackle early.

Chiefs G.M. Scott Pioli called tackle the safest position in the draft but didn’t rule out taking a safety with the fifth pick.

Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha was given the 44th annual Byron “Whizzer” White Award.

A video interview with Chargers G.M. A.J. Smith about his draft preparation process

Cowboys WR Sam Hurd signed his one-year, $1.759 million tender.

South Florida DE Jason Pierre-Paul, Memphis WR Duke Calhoun, and Nebraska LB Phillip Dillard are some of the players who visited the Giants this week.

Sheil Kapadia of has compiled a list of all the prospective draftees who have visited with the Eagles.

The Redskins will move the locker used by late S Sean Taylor from their practice facility to FedEx Field where it will be on public display.

Notre Dame WR Golden Tate would like to play for the Bears but knows it is unlikely he winds up there. 

The Lions released Daniel Loper, who opened the 2009 season as the starting left guard.

A play about the life of the late Packers coach Vince Lombardi will open on Broadway this fall.

Vikings RB Ian Johnson spoke about getting a chance to replace Chester Taylor in the offense.

RB Aaron Stecker, who played with the Falcons last season, has decided to retire.

The Panthers claimed CB Brian Witherspoon off of waivers from the Lions.

Kicker and punter are the only two positions not on the Saints draft board.

Buccaneers CB Ronde Barber is looking forward to seeing how the draft alters the team.

Cardinals G Deuce Lutui hasn’t signed his tender even though he’s got no place else to go.

The Rams will return to the Russell Training Center for training camp this summer.

Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee believes that getting the maximum out of WR Ted Ginn will require coaching creativity.  [Editor’s note:  Or maybe they can just buy him felt gloves and wrap the ball in Velcro.]

The Seahawks waived G Trevor Canfield and signed CB Kennard Cox and G Mitch Erickson after minicamp tryouts.