Sunday morning one-liners

Leo Roth of the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle writes that the Bills have just the quarterbacks to win the Jake Locker Derby.

LB A.J. Edds, the Dolphins’ fourth-round pick, won the Orange Bowl in his final college game and hopes his luck in Miami continues.

Patriots T Sebastien Vollmer will be able to converse with new P Zoltan Mesko in German.

Said Jets coach Rex Ryan, “Are you going to stay the same, get better or get worse? We’re going to
get better. That’s why we made the moves we’ve made.”

Clark Judge of loved the Ravens getting LB Sergio Kindle and DT Terrence Cody in the second round.

Bengals K Mike Nugent says that his confidence is high despite being released twice in the last year.

DE Clifton Geathers said he’s grateful the Browns gave him a chance despite some criminal behavior in his past.

CB Bryant McFadden is the latest in a long line of Steelers back for a second tour of duty.

The Texans will shift Dorin Dickerson, their seventh-round pick, back to wide receiver from tight end.

Ray Fisher, the Colts’ final pick of the draft, is a cornerback but hopes to make an impact in the return game.

Kirk Morrison feels he fits the mold of what Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio looks for in a linebacker.

Mel Kiper of ESPN thinks that if both CB Alterraun Verner, a math whiz, and Rhodes Scholar S Myron Rolle stick with the Titans, they’ll have the smartest secondary in the NFL.

Broncos QB Kyle Orton said that the addition of Tim Tebow doesn’t change anything for him as he approaches next season.

Said Chiefs coach Todd Haley, “Having a potential game-changer returner would be a nice addition to
this team. In general, we just felt like we needed some
difference-makers. At least on paper and how we came out of this
weekend, I think we’re excited.”

Gwen Knapp of the San Francisco Chronicle thinks the time has come for the Raiders to get rid of QB JaMarcus Russell.

Said Chargers G.M. A.J. Smith of RB Ryan Matthews, “He reminds me of Ryan Mathews, that’s who he reminds me of — a
championship-level back. He’s tremendously talented, but
what he will become in the NFL is on him now. All I know is that, when I
watch Ryan Mathews, I see Ryan Mathews.”

Cowboys WR Miles Austin welcomed WR Dez Bryant as another weapon to the offense.

Vinny DiTrani of the Bergen Record was given the chance to announce the Giants’ fifth-round pick on Saturday.

Charles Scott became the first LSU running back drafted by the Eagles since Steve Van Buren in 1944.

Redskins G.M. Bruce Allen reiterated that the team didn’t shop DT Albert Haynesworth or LB Rocky McIntosh. 

The Bears are open to a move for a veteran quarterback to back up Jay Cutler.

Although there were reports to the contrary over the weekend, the Lions didn’t try to trade DE Cliff Avril.

The Packers plan to start Bryan Bulaga’s career at left tackle, according to coach Mike McCarthy.

DE Everson Griffen said that he’d stopped watching the draft long before the Vikings selected him the fourth round.

Falcons TE Jason Rader announced his retirement.

What does drafting two quarterbacks say about the Panthers’ faith in QB Matt Moore?

The Saints might not have picked up enough help for their defense during the draft.

The Buccaneers were interested in RB LaGarrette Blount but decided not to offer him a free agent contract.

In WR Andre Roberts, the Cardinals have shown their ability to identify strong wide receiver prospects.

TE Michael Hoomanawanui had ties to the St. Louis area even before he was drafted by the Rams.

The 49ers loaded up on blockers and then added a couple of players to run behind them.

Seahawks T Russell Okung’s desire to protect people goes beyond his job on a football field.