Wednesday morning one-liners

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Bills WR David Nelson is in Florida having ACL surgery, performed by Dr. James Andrews.

Dolphins WR Brian Hartline is showing how quickly he can pick up the offense.

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski fired a Civil War cannon to start the festivities at former Patriots OT Matt Light’s charity fundraiser on Tuesday.

Says Jets coach Rex Ryan of playing time for G Vladimir Ducasse, “If you have a good football player, then you should use him. That’s always been my belief. I think Vlad has earned that right to play some.”

Ravens LT Michael Oher offered this assessment of the offensive line after Sunday’s loss to the Eagles: “We can get a lot better. We gave up too many pressures.”

Who throws a shoe? Bengals DT Domata Peko said he did when Browns RB Trent Richardson’s shoe came off when Peko tackled him. Peko said he threw the shoe in the end zone because, “[I] just made a big play and was trying to show how we feel about them.”

The Browns’ defense knows it has its hands full with Bills RB C.J. Spiller, who’s currently leading the league in rushing.

Said Steelers coach Mike Tomlin of the team’s rushing attack, which has gained 141 yards through two games, “I’m looking for more than that, obviously. I’m actually looking for better than that.”

When the Texans watch film of Denver’s Von Miller, they see a player who reminds them a lot of their own J.J. Watt.

The Colts were given an extra down by the replacement officials on Sunday.

Injuries on the offensive line are forcing the Jaguars to make some changes on offense.

The Titans still haven’t scored a first-half touchdown.

Broncos QB Peyton Manning isn’t making any excuses for his three interceptions on Monday night: “Three throws into coverage. We just have to eliminate those.”

Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel is taking some heat for the team’s 0-2 start.

Raiders starting CBs Ron Bartell and Shawntae Spencer are out with injuries, so Oakland brought in CBs Darius Butler, Cletis Gordon, Antwaun Molden and Kevin Thomas for workouts.

Said Chargers QB Philip Rivers, “We’ve won two games. We play 14 more. That’s why we’ve got to keep the blinders on and keep grinding.”

The Cowboys looked like they were out-coached in Seattle.

Giants coach Tom Coughlin says he’s “hoping against all odds” that RB Ahmad Bradshaw and OT David Diehl can go on Thursday night.

Unlike the early part of last season, this year the Eagles are pleased with what they’re seeing from Juan Castillo’s defense.

The Redskins have had a punt blocked in each of their two games this season, but coach Mike Shanahan says there are no problems with the team’s blocking schemes.

Bears QB Jay Cutler has a track record of rebounding from bad games.

Playing the weak Titans offense may be just what the Lions’ defense needs.

Packers DE Jerel Worthy knows from personal experience how tough Seahawks QB Russell Wilson can be to contain.

Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton is gushing with high praise for the Vikings’ young players.

The Falcons have a long road trip after a short work week, but they’ve done well under those circumstances under head coach Mike Smith.

Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott has plenty of experience coaching against Giants QB Eli Manning.

The Saints signed CB Elbert Mack, waived CB Jerome Murphy and released WR Adrian Arrington with an injury settlement.

The Bucs need CB Aqib Talib to get better in a hurry after the Giants picked on him Sunday.

Says Cardinals CB William Gay, “We’ve got a lot more to do. Going 2-0 don’t say nothing about our season, so you just move on and you’ve got to know you’ve been here before, you know how to win.”

Says Rams CB Cortland Finnegan of the way he acts, “If I’m on your team, you love it. If I’m not, you hate it.”

WR Michael Crabtree is proving to be a go-to guy in San Francisco.

We can probably stop talking about Seahawks QB Russell Wilson’s height.