Friday morning one-liners

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Bills QB Tyler Thigpen led three scoring drives in his bid for a roster spot.

Said Dolphins WR Clyde Gates of his chances of making the team, “I feel very confident. I feel like I had a pretty good camp once I overcame the (hamstring) injury.”

Young Patriots running backs are learning on the job.

T Jason Smith handled himself well in his Jets debut.

Ravens LB Sergio Kindle hopes he did enough to earn a job.

New Bengals C Jeff Faine is looking forward to getting to work on Friday.

The Browns linebacking corps took a blow with an injury to James-Michael Johnson.

Jonathan Dwyer’s rise in the Steelers backfield will likely come at the expense of Isaac Redman.

It was another big night for Texans KR Trindon Holliday.

For some members of the Colts, the fourth preseason game felt pretty meaningful.

There’s a tight battle for the final running back spot with the Jaguars.

Said Titans QB Jake Locker of the preseason finale, “We moved the ball a little better, no three-and-outs. We just couldn’t find a way to put points on the board. That’s something that every week you want to be able to do.”

How many quarterbacks will the Broncos keep?

Chiefs DT Dontari Poe jumped offside early, but he did a decent job overall in his first preseason start.

The Raiders have turned up some rookie finds at wide receiver.

Chargers WR Vincent Brown could benefit from the change to the injured reserve rule.

Injuries hindered the chances of several Cowboys rookies during the preseason.

RB Andre Brown said he’ll go fishing while waiting to hear if he made the Giants.

Trent Edwards make a strong bid for the Eagles’ No. 3 quarterback job.

The Redskins saw WR/KR Brandon Banks do a little of everything the night before they decide his fate.

If WR Dane Sanzenbacher didn’t already have a Bears roster spot sewn up, he might have earned one with a diving touchdown catch on Thursday.

QB Kellen Moore saved his best performance for the Lions finale.

Packers QB Graham Harrell ended the preseason well after a shaky start.

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune projects the Vikings’ 53-man roster.

Said Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon, “We’ve had time to get adjusted to Coach [Mike] Nolan’s system. We feel comfortable with it. We just look forward to getting to Kansas City to see what we can do when the lights really come on.”

Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen led a furious but futile comeback late in Thursday’s game.

It’s a big day for Saints RB Travaris Cadet.

The health of Buccaneers LB Mason Foster’s hamstring remains a concern.

Cardinals rookies Ryan Lindley and Michael Floyd hooked up for a touchdown on Thursday night.

WR Austin Pettis hopes the Rams will keep him despite his looming suspension.

49ers CB Perrish Cox is appreciative of the second chance he’s received this season.

Seahawks rookie DE Bruce Irvin had 1.5 sacks in the preseason finale.