Tuesday morning one-liners


Said Bills G.M. Buddy Nix of WR Stevie Johnson’s new deal, “It’s important that you keep your own. You can’t build if you’re losing good guys every year, and we’ve got a lot of them out there for different reasons. We play against them every Sunday. You can’t keep them all but you need to make the effort to do everything you can to keep them.”

The Dolphins are now free to start putting together a plan to get QB Matt Flynn if they so choose.

Pat Kirwan of CBSSports.com’s latest mock draft predicts the Patriots send their first-round pick to Pittsburgh for WR Mike Wallace.

Former Jets FB Tony Richardson met a teenager at a Make-A-Wish Foundation event in 2009 and remained friends with him through the young man’s 16-month wait for an organ transplant.

Ravens LB Terrell Suggs’ uniform is being displayed at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

WR Armon Binns hopes to make the leap from the Bengals practice squad next season.

Browns CB Joe Haden and T Joe Thomas will be part of the fan voting for the cover of the next Madden game.

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin acknowledged it was difficult to say goodbye to so many veteran members of the team.

Lance Zierlein of the Houston Chronicle thinks Texans G.M. Rick Smith is doing a great job.

Colts LS Justin Snow parleyed a chance encounter with the team into a long NFL career.

The Jaguars lost some potential free agent targets to franchise tags.

The Titans are entering free agency without being totally sure of what they already have.

Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas is a big promoter of WR Stephen Hill, a former teammate at Georgia Tech.

Members of the Chiefs used Dr. Seuss’ birthday to reach out to the community.

A look at the Raiders’ wide receiver situation.

Some of the options available to the Chargers at offensive tackle.

Said Cowboys LB Keith Brooking, “I feel like I have value to a football team. I’ve gotten advice from a lot of people that really know the game, and I’ve been told that I still have it and I can still play.”

The Giants are looking for a new assistant offensive line coach.

G Evan Mathis said that he would like to remain with the Eagles.

The Redskins could be one of the teams in the market for WR Vincent Jackson during free agency.

Former Bears QB Bob Avellini filed for bankruptcy protection last month.

DE Kyle Vanden Bosch called keeping DE Cliff Avril with the Lions a must for the team.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy is focused on increasing the creativity, not the volume, of the team’s running game.

Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman took the short trip to check out the University of Minnesota’s Pro Day.

Falcons coach Mike Smith was watching TE Orson Charles and others at the University of Georgia Pro Day workout.

Panthers LB Thomas Davis shared some thoughts on bounties.

Saints fans also gave their opinions on the bounty issue surrounding their team.

Should the Buccaneers consider trading down in the first round of the draft?

Taking stock of the older players on the Cardinals roster.

Clark Judge of CBSSports.com thinks the Rams should fire defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.

Who’s left on the 49ers’ wide receiver wish list?

Signing RB Marshawn Lynch sent a message from the Seahawks to their fans and the rest of the players on the team.