Wednesday morning one-liners

Fred Jackson was a positive, but C.J. Spiller disappointed at running back for the Bills.

Several former Dolphins are weighing in with critical thoughts about the state of the franchise.

The week off has done good things for the general health of the Patriots roster.

Brad Smith is expected to play on Sunday, but CB Antonio Cromarties is also working with the Jets’ kick return team.

The Ravens signed WR James Hardy, a former second round pick of the Bills, to a future contract.

Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham’s rookie totals bode well for future productivity.

Browns wide receivers coach George McDonald is taking the same job at the University of Miami.

Steelers LB James Harrison said that he isn’t looking for payback against Ravens G Chris Chester after accusing Chester of dirty tactics in their previous matchup.

The Texans are counting down their top 10 plays of the year on their website.

Any list of offseason Colts issues has to start with QB Peyton Manning’s contract.

Jaguars offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter believes his experience gives him a leg up as a candidate for the Broncos head coaching job.

Titans KR Marc Mariani’s trip home to Montana generated a lot of local excitement.

Getting LB Elvis Dumervil back from injury is crucial to any improvement from the Broncos defense.

Said Chiefs coach Todd Haley, “The ship is moving, and it’s moving at a good clip. Now you just have to continue doing the things you know have to be done.”

The full list of potential Raiders free agents and what they mean to the team.

Dave Wannstedt has been mentioned as a potential Chargers defensive coordinator, although his experience is with a 4-3 scheme instead of a 3-4 front.

Former Cowboys TE Dan Campbell interviewed to become the team’s assistant offensive line coach.

The Giants signed RB Martell Mallett, OL Ike Ndukwe and DE Ayanga Okpokowuruk to future contracts.

A call for the Eagles to be avid pursuers of CB Nnamdi Asomugha.

Nose tackle is a hole that needs filling for the Redskins.

The Bears watched how important the running game was to last week’s playoff winners.

Claiming KR Stefan Logan off of waivers worked out very well for the Lions.

Packers G Daryn Colledge believes the onus is on the offensive line this weekend.

Ole Miss might be interested in grabbing Vikings wide receiver coach George Stewart off of Leslie Frazier’s staff.

Falcons players share some of their superstitions, including a Saturday night chocolate shake for K Matt Bryant.

The incumbent tight ends of the Panthers probably didn’t like hearing new coach Ron Rivera say the team needed one guy who could do everything at the position.

Saints RB Pierre Thomas may still be facing surgery to repair his injured ankle.

Buccaneers quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt was briefly a candidate for the head coaching opening at Pitt.

The Cardinals blazed a path for the Seahawks to follow when they went to the Super Bowl two years ago.

In tackles Rodger Saffold and Jason Smith, the Rams have cornerstones for their offensive line.

49ers TE Vernon Davis said that he would love to catch passes from Donovan McNabb.

A 1983 playoff win over the Dolphins might provide the Seahawks with a blueprint for their game against the Bears.