Thursday morning one-liners


Injury-prone Bills LB Shawne Merriman is back at the team facility.

The Dolphins ought to pursue QB Peyton Manning.

The Patriots would take a salary cap hit to release WR Chad Ochocinco.

Jets G.M. Mike Tannenbaum appeared on Wednesday’s Rich Eisen podcast.

The Baltimore Sun breaks down potential Ravens draft prospects.

Stanford OG David DeCastro could be on the Bengals’ radar at No. 17.

Here are the details on Browns LB D’Qwell Jackson’s new five-year contract.

The Steelers did not give WR Hines Ward a chance to take a pay cut.

Free agent C Chris Myers wants to re-sign with the Texans. breaks down Notre Dame WR Michael Floyd.

Jaguars OG Will Rackley has high expectations for himself.

Titans QB Jake Locker is watching game tape this offseason.

Chiefs OT Ryan O’Callaghan is contemplating retirement.

The Raiders are implementing a zone-blocking running scheme.

The Chargers’ coaching staff is high on OG Tyronne Green.

The Cowboys are moving on from free agent P Matt McBriar.

Free agent LB London Fletcher says he’s willing to leave the Redskins.

The Chicago Tribune‘s Dan Pompei answers questions about the Bears.

Packers LB Brad Jones’ role is expected to expand in 2012.

Another mock draft has the Vikings taking USC OT Matt Kalil at No. 3.

Might the Falcons lose free agent LB Curtis Lofton to a division rival?

This is a good draft for the defensive line-needy Panthers.

The Saints aren’t giving up on contract talks with free agent QB Drew Brees.

The Bucs may move Mason Foster to outside linebacker in 2012.

The Cardinals have not yet constructed their draft board.

49ers LB Parys Haralson will lose his starting job in 2012.

North Carolina LB Zach Brown is being compared to former Seahawks bust Aaron Curry.

LSU CB Morris Claiborne makes a lot of sense for the Rams if they trade down.