Friday morning one-liners

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Former Bills DL Phil Hansen is running as a Republican for Minnesota state Senate seat.

Jets QB Mark Sanchez continues to insist that the rift between him and WR Santonio Holmes has been resolved.

The free safety position in Miami is wide open.

It looks like the Patriots intend to keep Devin McCourty at corner instead of safety.

Ravens franchise player Ray Rice declined to address his contract situation while at a charity bowling event Thursday night.

Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett reportedly wooed Shell Oil executives at Steelers games.

Browns president Mike Holmgren addressed season-ticket holders on a conference call.

DE Frostee Rucker says lack of playing time was a big reason he left the Bengals.

How much will the loss of Mario Williams hurt the Texans’ defense?

The Colts are apparently making a an effort to get bigger on both the offensive and defensive line.

New Jaguars WR Laurent Robinson will learn from veteran receivers coach Jerry Sullivan.

These mock drafters see the Titans using their first-round pick on a defensive lineman.

New Chiefs RB Peyton Hillis isn’t worried about sharing carries with Jamaal Charles and Dexter McCluster.

Only one player has ever worn No. 18 for the Broncos, and he’s willing to give it to Peyton Manning.

Philip Rivers says not to overlook Vincent Brown in the Chargers’ revamped receiving corps.

Raiders legend Fred Biletnikoff is satisfied with the outcome of his daughter’s murder trial.

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett is excited about new CB Brandon Carr’s ability in press coverage.

DeSean Jackson’s 2011 season in Philadelphia may not have been as bad as it looked.

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan eased Jay Cutler in with Denver, but it’s not the same situation he’ll be in with Robert Griffin III.

Giants DT Marvin Austin says he’ll be ready for OTAs.

Based on his drafting habits, Packers G.M. Ted Thompson could end up working for the Yankees.

John Carlson’s history of concussions apparently wasn’t a red flag for the Vikings.

Comparing Lions WR Calvin Johnson’s compensation to that of CEOs in big business.

The Bears think they have the best quarterback depth in the league.

Former Saints K Morten Andersen was once the victim of a bounty hit.

Atlanta’s mayor wants a new stadium for the Falcons in part to attract a Super Bowl.

Former Bucs backup QB Josh Johnson wants at least a shot at a starting gig.  [Editor’s note:  May we interest you in the CFL?]

Did the Panthers release P Jason Baker a year too late?

Free agent KR Ted Ginn Jr. says the Niners would have been in the Super Bowl if it wasn’t for his knee injury.

New Cardinals G Adam Snyder think he’s joined a team with elite talent.

The Seahawks are protecting a lot of their own talent this season.

New Rams CB Cortland Finnegan’s mother has about 400 tattoos.