NFC West training camp one-liners

With the Cardinals’ first round pick in camp, his “mentor” Bryan Robinson is ready for the onslaught of questions: “I have all my Dan Williams answers ready,” Robinson said.

The Cardinals’ new RT Brandon Keith has impressed Darren Urban of the Cardinals’ website.

Arizona made a lot of minor moves on Tuesday, dropping LB Ali Highsmith, DL Dean Muhtadi, and WR Deryn Bowse.  They picked up S Aaron Rouse and LB Pago Togafau.

Cardinals line coach Russ Grimm is ready for his Pro Football Hall of Fame weekend.

The Cardinals plan to use RB LaRod Stephen-Howlings more on third downs this year.

49ers offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye says it will be difficult for rookie RB Anthony Dixon to pass Glen Coffee on the depth chart.

Mike Singletary on Michael Crabtree’s rookie year in an excellent piece by Michael Silver of Yahoo!: “I still don’t think the league fully understands what he did last year and how incredible that was.”

49ers FB Brit Miller has become a favorite of the beat writers: ” Miller — sawed-off, beefy and often scruffy — looks a lot more like a pipefitter than a beautician.”

San Francisco G Chilo Rachal had a scary brush with dehydration at practice.

Third-year Rams WR Keenan Burton knows he’s on the roster bubble.

Steven Jackson’s injured back has held up to live tackling: “To go out there and get banged
around and not have any issues with the back, it feels really
good,” Jackson said.

Rams S O.J. Atogwe says the time off this offseason didn’t hurt him. “I’m like stainless steel, man,” Atogwe said. “Rustproof.”

Don King — yes, that Don King — attended Rams practice Wednesday.

Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck says WR Golden Tate has to work on his route running, but the rookie “just makes plays.”

Hasselbeck says he’s healthier than usual: “It’s probably the best I’ve felt soreness-wise in training camp.”

Converted Seahawks DE Red Bryant has become a favorite of coach Pete Carroll and some writers as well.

Carroll has decided to give the Seahawks a day off on Wednesday after a strong practice.