Saturday morning one-liners


Bills coach Chan Gailey made it clear to QB Tyler Thigpen before he signed that there was no chance he’d be the starting quarterback.

QB Kevin O’Connell is missing only Buffalo in his collection of AFC East jerseys after signing with the Dolphins.

The Patriots signed free-agent DE Mark Anderson and released DL Marlon Favorite.

Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson doesn’t want this to be his last season.

The Ravens expect to sign either WR Derrick Mason or WR Jerricho Cotchery.

The Bengals are doing everything they can to get QB Andy Dalton ready to start right away.

There are going to be plenty of rookies in key roles for the Browns.

C Maurkice Pouncey suffered a minor ankle injury at Steelers practice Friday night.

There will be a lot of competition for playing time at cornerback with the Texans.

Joseph Addai is the rare Colts running back signed to a second multi-year contract.

QB Blaine Gabbert is already establishing himself as a leader for the Jaguars.

S Jordan Babineaux’s familiarity with Titans defensive coordinator Jerry Gray should help him make a smooth transition.

The Broncos will likely be busy on the waiver market, especially when it comes to offensive linemen.

New arrivals on offense means less work for Chiefs RB/WR Dexter McCluster.

Any defensive improvement for the Raiders will come from the defensive line.

Chargers QB Philip Rivers said last season put an end to the feeling that the team could start slowly and still make the playoffs.

The Cowboys won’t be looking for another guard in free agency.

Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News thinks Giants DE Osi Umenyiora’s knee pain would clear right up if the team redid his contract.

Said Eagles QB Michael Vick, “You have three great corners. If you practice against the best, you’ll ultimately become the best, and that’s what I’m striving for.”

DE Jarvis Jenkins has been impressive at Redskins camp.

Vikings QB Christian Ponder threw a pair of interceptions during 7-on-7 drills Friday.

WR Johnny Knox will be the primary kickoff returner for the Bears.

Lions S Amari Spievey is in much better shape this season.

A suggestion that the Packers should sign DL Trevor Pryce.

WR Kerry Meier shone at Falcons practice Friday night before lightning forced an early end.

The Panthers signed WR Legedu Naanee to create competition at the second receiver spot.

The Buccaneers signed QB Jonathan Crompton, DT Tim Crowder, and K Jacob Rogers while also releasing K Josh Jasper and DT Doug Worthington.

Will the Cardinals sign a free-agent wide receiver?

A look at RB Marshall Faulk’s legacy with the Rams.

Gregg Doyel of CBSSports thinks S Donte Whitner is a liar and a fraud for choosing the 49ers over the Bengals.

The Seahawks are excited about what they’ve seen from S Kam Chancellor.