Friday morning one-liners

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Bills WR Donald Jones declares himself ready to step in for David Nelson.

Dave Hyde of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel wants the Dolphins to be more truthful about their rebuilding.

RB Stevan Ridley was a big hit for the Patriots in the opening week.

Jets S LaRon Landry has been a big fan of big hits for a long time.

Tyrod Taylor has been playing Michael Vick at Ravens practices this week.

Bengals WR Andrew Hawkins is enjoying his offensive role this season.

CB Dimitri Patterson is ready to step in for suspended Browns CB Joe Haden.

Steelers CB Ike Taylor put pen to paper to share some thoughts with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Texans DE Antonio Smith is dealing with ankle soreness.

Getting to know some of the new Colts via multiple choice questions.

Jaguars CB Derek Cox is focused on staying positive this season.

Titans DE Kamerion Wimbley is feeling good these days.

Broncos QB Peyton Manning has always been fond of playing indoors.

All the recent focus on long snappers gets some attention for Chiefs LS Thomas Gafford.

The Raiders aren’t worried about possible heat and humidity in Miami.

Chargers CB Shareece Wright wants to return from an ankle injury without missing a beat.

Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware thinks he knows how Seattle will try to protect Russell Wilson on Sunday.

The Giants are getting used to life with a clean-shaven offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride.

LB DeMeco Ryans was happy with his first game as a member of the Eagles.

Redskins RB Alfred Morris sees places where he can get better.

Rick Morrissey of the Chicago Tribune thinks the Bears got their mouths shut by the Packers on Thursday night.

A look at what lies ahead this weekend for Lions DE Cliff Avril.

Packers RB Cedric Benson had a good outing against one of his former teams.

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson calls himself 95 percent of the way back, but he thinks the last five percent will represent a huge leap.

Christopher Owens will step in at nickel cornerback for the Falcons.

Panthers DE Charles Johnson knows that being close isn’t enough for pass rushers.

CB Patrick Robinson feels up for the challenges he’s facing this season.

Buccaneers T Jeremy Trueblood has been bothered by an ankle injury.

Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett wants to spend the rest of his career in Arizona.

Said Rams QB Kellen Clemens after returning to the team, “You don’t get too many opportunities like that to spend time with your family, especially in September. So that’s what I did. Followed the team as closely as I could from a distance and just made sure that whenever they called to bring me back that I was ready to go.”

The 49ers offense isn’t afraid to go jumbo.

The Seahawks want to do a better job of pass protection this weekend.