Saturday morning one-liners

Last week marked a welcome return to productivity for the Bills running game.

Patrick Cobbs will likely be back at kick returner for the Dolphins this week.

Patriots CB Darius Butler is working hard to regain a spot in the team’s lineup.

The Jets offensive line is well aware of the risk posed by Packers LB Clay Matthews.

The Ravens’ streak of finishing in the top 10 in run defense is in jeopardy this season. 

Sunday’s game will be the first time that Bengals RB Cedric Benson faces fellow University of Texas alum Ricky Williams.

Halloween has been good to the Browns in past seasons.

Five members of the Steelers are heading home to New Orleans this weekend.

DE Antonio Smith called a meeting of the Texans defense this week.

Tony Dungy will enter the Colts Ring of Honor on Monday night.

The Jaguars cut QB Patrick Ramsey and promoted LB Jacob Cutrera from the practice squad.

The Titans will handle any further discipline of WR Kenny Britt in-house.

The Broncos haven’t done well with their premium draft choices under coach Josh McDaniels.

WR Chris Chambers could find his way back into the lineup if Dexter McCluster is unable to play on Sunday. 

Raiders CB Chris Johnson still hasn’t passed the concussion tests that would make him eligible to return to action.

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews has been looking better in practice of late.

The change in quarterbacks has the Cowboys worried about false starts.

One good preseason game has meant a lot to Giants WR Victor Cruz.

C Jamaal Jackson knows that his Eagles career might have ended with this year’s triceps injury. 

Redskins S Kareem Moore feels he is ready to handle a full workload.

Bears CB Danieal Manning likes to return kickoffs no matter where he catches them.

Lions RB Jahvid Best believes the bye week has done him a world of good. 

The Packers would like to lock up CB Tramon Williams for the long term.

Vikings coach Brad Childress stands to lose face as a result of the decision about QB Brett Favre. (Since the Childress story is no longer available, we offer up candidates for governor of Minnesota sharing their thoughts on whether or not Favre should play.)

Taking stock of the Falcons as they enjoy their bye week.

It’s been a full year since the last Panthers defensive touchdown.

Playing in prime time means changes to the pregame “Who Dat” chant for the Saints.

It will be a patchwork offensive line for the Buccaneers on Sunday. 

Barring disaster, Cardinals QB John Skelton probably won’t be playing anytime soon.

Said Rams WR Mardy Gilyard of WR Danario Alexander’s knee injury, “I just saw he had that one look on his face I haven’t seen in a
while, probably since the Senior Bowl. So I knew something had gone bad with him.”

Sunday’s game will be the 10th international contest in 49ers history.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is fighting his team’s injuries with a heavy dose of optimism.