Saturday morning one-liners


The Bills elevated RB Jehuu Caulcrick from the practice squad and released WR Paul Hubbard.

Should the Dolphins keep sending out T Jake Long if he’s less than 100 percent?

Four rookies on the Patriots defense will get their first look at Peyton Manning.

Jets T D’Brickashaw Ferguson looks forward to renewing his rivalry with Texans DE Mario Williams.

The fourth quarter has been good to Ravens QB Joe Flacco.

Said Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, “No one’s scared of our pass rush, I can tell you that.”

If WR Josh Cribbs can’t play, the Browns will have to junk a portion of their playbook.

According to coach Mike Tomlin, the entire Steelers defense shares the blame for the problems in pass coverage.

Texans LB Zac Diles spent Thursday night in the hospital with flu-like symptoms, but he’s expected to play on Sunday.

Said Colts QB Peyton Manning of TE Jacob Tamme, “I think you have to trust him. There’s no time to go out there and say, ‘Boy, I can’t make this play because I’m not sure.’ You have to go out there and go play.”

The Jaguars have just five sacks when not blitzing this season.

Randy Moss Titans jerseys have been selling well at the NFL’s online store.

Broncos WR Brandon Lloyd isn’t looking to negotiate a new deal right now.

The Chiefs won’t have TE Tony Moeaki on Sunday, but could get WR/KR Dexter McCluster back from an ankle sprain.

Raiders TE Zach Miller is happy to be back in full health.

Third-and-long has been more problematic than you’d think for the Chargers defense.

A scouting report for what the Cowboys defense needs to do against the Lions.

Will Beatty will start at left tackle for the Giants if Shawn Andrews isn’t able to play.

The identity of the Eagles’ starting right guard will remain a mystery until Sunday.

Said Redskins coach Mike Shanahan of returning RB Clinton Portis, “He’s got a lot of confidence, knows the system, knows defenses. He’s got a little bit of a swagger to him that you like on the football field.”

Bears LB Brian Urlacher thinks this year’s defense might be better than the one that went to the Super Bowl.

Lions DE Kyle Vanden Bosch hopes that facing the Cowboys gets the sack train rolling once again.

Atari Bigby and Charlie Peprah will continue alternating at safety for the Packers.

The University of Colorado has contacted the Vikings with preliminary interest in running backs coach Eric Bieniemy for their vacant head coaching job.

The Falcons are mindful of the need to avoid a letdown on the road this weekend.

Seven questions for the Panthers to consider as the season winds down.

TE Jimmy Graham should play a big role for the Saints this week.

Tim Crowder will make his second straight start at defensive end for the Buccaneers.

The Cardinals remain confident that their defensive backs can play a strong enough game to snap their losing streak.

Rams RB Steven Jackson always sets a goal of outgaining the opposing running back.

49ers OL Barry Sims is looking forward to rolling around in the mud on Sunday.

Seahawks S Earl Thomas missed Friday’s practice because of a family matter, but he’s expected to play against the Saints.