Thursday morning one-liners


New Bills P Shawn Powell is grateful for the work he got with Brian Moorman in training camp.

Asked if his left knee would allow him to play Sunday, Dolphins RB Reggie Bush said: “I’d tell you right now, I’m playing on Sunday. But I’m sure that’s why I’m not the head coach.”

The Patriots are in a bit of a pickle with CB Devin McCourty.

Jets coach Rex Ryan was second-guessing his own play-calling against the Dolphins.

Ravens CB Lardarius Webb said he doesn’t think opponents are throwing away from him.

The Bengals were without starting CBs Leon Hall and Nate Clements in practice Wednesday.

Browns left tackle Joe Thomas said of playing on a short week: “. . . nobody feels good after a Thursday game.”

The Steelers’ run game is playing to historic levels — historically bad.

Texans WR Andre Johnson and RB Arian Foster got some “part-time” work on Wednesday.

New Colts CB Darius Butler is ready to get back to work.

The Jaguars offensive line may finally be getting healthy again.

Many people were amazed by Titans WR Nate Washington’s catch last week, but Nate Washington was not among them.

Broncos teammates were dismayed by the suspension of LB Joe Mays.

Chiefs C Rodney Hudson is out for the year with a broken leg.

Raiders coach Dennis Allen made a quick impression on his former boss John Fox in his one year in Denver.

Chargers LT Jared Gaither was back on the practice field Wednesday for the first time since a back problem.

The only group that misses Martellus Bennett more than the Cowboys’ beat writers might be the Cowboys’ offensive line.

Giants RB Andre Brown’s not worried about the number of carries he gets.

Eagles K Alex Henery could be dealing with a new holder and a new snapper this week.

Redskins RB Roy Helu said he’s “at peace” with going on injured reserve.

Bears players are relieved to be getting the regular refs back, which makes them like 30 other teams in the league (the Seahawks are still deciding).

Lions P Nick Harris is the old new guy in the locker room after his return.

Packers CB Jarrett Bush said he was content they played their Hail Mary defense properly.

Vikings players are fired up when they get a chance to go for it on fourth down.

Falcons DE John Abraham didn’t comment to reporters on his Monday arrest for obstructing law enforcement.

Panthers WR Kealoha Pilares will be back on the job returning kickoffs.

The Saints might be a little thin at linebacker based on Wednesday’s practice.

Martin Fennelly of the Tampa Tribune thinks it’s time to let Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman just play.

Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic explains why “turf toe” like Cardinals RB Beanie Wells has isn’t nearly as innocuous as it sounds.

Rams DT Michael Brockers is pushing hard to get back on the field this week.

For 49ers TE Vernon Davis, the production is finally starting to resemble his Hall of Fame dreams.

For all the talk about the Seahawks controversial win, the Rams noticed the eight sacks they posted in the first half.