Tuesday morning one-liners


Bills owner Ralph Wilson was honored at the National World War II Museum.

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said that his employees have the long-term job security to make whatever team-building decisions they think are best.  [Editor’s note:  Until January, when Ross tries to hire their replacements.]

Said Patriots coach Bill Belichick of the team’s first round picks, “We’ve traded ’em before, we haven’t traded ’em.  [The picks] are an important part of the team-building process, but they always are.  I don’t think that’s changed.”

Jets owner Woody Johnson fractured his ankle when a car hit him while he was riding his bike.

The Ravens were checking out Iowa DE Adrian Clayborn and QB Ricky Stanzi during their Pro Day on Monday.

Said Browns president Mike Holmgren, “Even though I don’t have anything to do around here, it’s fun for me to grade the quarterbacks.”

Steelers WR Hines Ward finished in third place on the first night of Dancing With the Stars.  [Editor’s note:  And he performed a blind-side leg sweep on Ralph Macchio.]

Texans owner Bob McNair likes the proposed rule changes governing kickoffs.

Will the Colts give WR Reggie Wayne a contract extension?

Members of the Jaguars special teams are strongly against changing kickoffs.

Titans CB Cortland Finnegan and his teammates have started working out at a local high school.

Was the Broncos trade for QB John Elway the best quarterback trade of all time?

Temple DE Muhammad Wilkerson is expected to have a private workout for the Chiefs.

TE Zach Miller had some talks with the Raiders about a contract extension before the lockout.

The Chargers could be a draft trade partner for the Patriots.

Cowboys WR Troy Bergeron scored four touchdowns in his 2011 Arena Football debut.

Andy Benoit of the New York Times finds much to like about T David Diehl during film review of the Giants.

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy tweeted something about having surgery Tuesday, although the nature of the surgery is unknown.

Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams will pay a visit to Redskins headquarters next month.

Abilene Christian WR Edmond Gates hopes to follow in the footsteps of Bears WR Johnny Knox.

The Lions would like to bring back most of their free agents.

The Packers were at North Dakota State’s Pro Day to check out the workout of NT Michael Arndt.

RB Lorenzo Booker could become the lead Vikings kick returner next season.

The Falcons have had a private meeting with Auburn RB Mario Fannin.

The Panthers have given copies of their playbook to Blaine Gabbert, Ryan Mallett, and Cam Newton with plans to quiz them when they come for visits.

Saints T Jon Stinchcomb thinks player safety has become a big issue for good reason.

Buccaneers co-chairman Joel Glazer discussed the state of the franchise, including the attendance issues from last season.

The Cardinals haven’t given up on QB Max Hall, but he isn’t at the top of the depth chart, either.

Rams owner Stan Kroenke said that the lockout is affecting the team’s time frame for making front office hires.

49ers DE Justin Smith and T Joe Staley have been organizing workouts for the their teammates.

The Seahawks are not among the teams that have removed Colorado CB Jimmy Smith from their draft board.