Sunday morning one-liners


Stevie Johnson has justified the Bills’ decision to overhaul their receiving corps this offseason.

Five things the Dolphins have done right and five things they’ve done wrong under Bill Parcells.

Patriots WR Wes Welker has averaged seven catches and 56.3 yards per game against the Colts.

Whatever the cause, crunch time has been very good to WR Santonio Holmes over the years.

An infected cut is going to keep Ravens G Chris Chester in the hospital through Sunday’s game.

The most frustrating part of the Bengals’ losing streak might be that they aren’t getting blown out.

Is Browns RB Peyton Hillis an heir to Earl Campbell?

The Steelers defense has made stopping Raiders RB Darren McFadden a priority this weekend.

Said Texans S Bernard Pollard, “I said last week it’s a must-win; this week, it’s even more. We want to win every game, but I think the urgency is there.”

Colts QB Peyton Manning talks about dealing with a stormy season.

Jaguars RB Earnest Byner uses his infamous AFC Championship Game fumble as a teaching tool.

The Titans will be trying to stop their trend of giving up big games to opposing tight ends.

T Ryan Clady’s health, or lack thereof, has impacted the entire Broncos offense.

Climbing Camelback Mountain helped motivate Chiefs head coach Todd Haley to higher achievements.

Sunday’s Raiders-Steelers game should be a physical throwback to some of their previous meetings.

Going through two 1-15 seasons meant Chargers TE Randy McMichael was happy to trade playing time for a winning situation.

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant’s rocky start is a distant memory at this point.

DE Osi Umenyiora’s Giants teammates have a view of him that differs from public perception.

Eagles LB Stewart Bradley has put forth a mixed bag of performances this season.

WR Terrence Austin is expected to get a promotion from the Redskins practice squad on Sunday.

Bears coach Lovie Smith’s job security has undergone a rapid change.

The Lions haven’t done much with the three draft picks they got when they traded WR Roy Williams.

Their three most recent first round picks have helped the Packers weather injuries this season.

Have the Vikings promised RB Adrian Peterson that they’ll rework his contract this offseason?

WR Roddy White’s mother helped him get his career back on track after an early stumble.

WR Steve Smith’s future with the Panthers could be up in the air.

Water safety issues at the Superdome aren’t expected to affect Sunday’s Saints game.

Buccaneers G.M. Mark Dominik keeps uncovering talented players.

Said Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, “I’ve tasted the caviar now, so eating out of the garbage is not where I want to be.”

The loss of DE Leonard Little has impacted the Rams pass rush less than anyone expected.

49ers QB Troy Smith’s penchant for making risky throws keeps the coaches on their toes.

Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant doesn’t spend a lot of time talking about himself off the field.