Tuesday morning one-liners


The Bills shouldn’t lose much with George Wilson stepping into the safety role vacated by Donte Whitner.

Getting players back from injury should help the Dolphins defense improve in 2011.

It will be interesting to see how the Patriots whittle their way down from 19 defensive linemen.

Jay Glazer and Michael Strahan of FOXSports.com discuss whether Jets WR Plaxico Burress is asking for trouble by returning to New York.

Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun wonders if RB Ricky Williams will wind up reminding the Ravens of Bam Morris.

Michael Johnson is happy that the Bengals have installed him at defensive end this season.

The Browns want DE Marcus Benard to lose weight.

Steelers WR Hines Ward said his thumb felt fine on his first day catching passes.

The Texans placed two undrafted free agents, DE Zane Parr and FB Bubba Bartlett, on waivers.

DE Jerry Hughes hopes to start making good on the promise that caused the Colts to draft him in the first round.

Jaguars OL Kevin Haslam is out for the season with a knee injury.

David Climer of the Tennessean thinks that Titans CB Cortland Finnegan should be forgiven, but his actions shouldn’t be forgotten.

Talk that rookie LB Nate Irving might start for the Broncos seems to have been premature.

The Chiefs have shown a lot of patience with their offensive tackles.

Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey had a good practice on Monday.

The Chargers are preaching ball security after a turnover-plagued 2010 season.

Cowboys rookie RB DeMarco Murray won’t practice until the team heads back to Dallas next week.

Another Giants rookie is hurting as T James Brewer needed to be carted off the field Monday.

Will the Eagles bring in a veteran middle linebacker before the start of the season?

The Redskins could use more two tight end formations this season.

Bears G.M. Jerry Angelo is pleased with how free agency played out for the team.

The Lions are looking for running back help.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy blasted his offense after Monday’s practice.

Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave is taking advice from players about the playbook.

Dominique Franks is challenging Chris Owens for the Falcons’ nickel back role.

Bucky Brooks of NFL.com thinks the Panthers did the right thing by spending money to keep their own free agents.

The Saints are seeing growth from CB Patrick Robinson in his second season.

Buccaneers QB Josh Johnson isn’t thinking about catching the eye of another team during the preseason.

Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt likes what he’s seen from WR Early Doucet thus far.

Rams QB Sam Bradford doesn’t need help generating competitive juices.

WR Golden Tate is concentrating on becoming the Seahawks’ slot receiver.