Tuesday morning one-liners

With the Bills winless, the Buffalo News is starting to monitor the top college quarterbacks.

Greg Stoda of the Palm Beach Post credits the Dolphins’ camaraderie for their ability to win on the road.

Patriots P Zoltan Mesko was still hearing praise on Monday for his 65-yard punt in overtime.

Jets DB Dwight Lowery has closed the last two Jets games with an interception and a fumble recovery.

A Billy Cundiff kickoff that went out of bounds was not part of a Ravens plan to avoid Patriots KR Brandon Tate. 

With Antwan Odom out, the Bengals will need more production from defensive linemen Jonathan Fanene and Michael Johnson.

Rookie CB Joe Haden could push his way into the Browns lineup soon.

Steelers WR Hines Ward believes the team is running the ball 10 times better than they did last season.

It looks like Zac Diles will be the man to replace DeMeco Ryans at middle linebacker for the Texans.

The Colts claimed RB Andre Brown off of waivers from the Broncos.  

Broncos coach Josh McDaniels isn’t sure how much WR Eddie Royal or DE Kevin Vickerson will be able to practice this week because of groin injuries.

The Chiefs defense had played well enough that Sunday’s breakdown came as a bit of a shock.

Raiders coach Tom Cable said he wouldn’t be surprised if the team made a trade or two before the deadline.

Said Chargers coach Norv Turner, “Hey, I’m accountable, and you know how I feel about it — it’s all on me.”

The Cowboys signed T Robert Brewster to their practice squad.

K Shayne Graham got his walking papers from the Giants when they claimed T Jamon Meredith off of waivers.

The Eagles run defense has shown a marked improvement over the last two weeks.

Redskins TE Chris Cooley said that neurological tests showed he was close to normal after suffering a concussion on Sunday.

Bears coach Lovie Smith wants to see more balance offensively.

Said Lions G Rob Sims, “It’s us beating us. We’re beating ourselves.” 

S Atari Bigby and CB Al Harris, both on the PUP list, begin practicing this week and the Packers haven’t ruled them out for this weekend.

As you’d expect, Vikings P Chris Kluwe is better at kicking than he is at tackling.

The Falcons have already ruled LB Sean Weatherspoon out for this weekend.

Panthers coach John Fox appears to be distancing himself from the team’s personnel decisions.

Saints coach Sean Payton liked the way his team played on Sunday, but cautions that it was only one game.

The Buccaneers are rapidly running out of running backs.

Cardinals WR Stevie Williams suffered a fracture in his back during the Week Five win against the Saints.

Coach Steve Spagnuolo balked at suggestions that the Rams were too conservative on offense with a lead in the second half.

The promotion of Mike Johnson to 49ers offensive coordinator has worked out well for WR Michael Crabtree.

T Russell Okung was singled out for praise by Seahawks coach Pete Carroll.