Monday morning one-liners


Bills coach Chan Gailey has no regrets about calling for WR Brad Smith to throw a pass that was intercepted and set up the Cardinals’ tying field goal late in regulation.

Rookie Dolphins DE Olivier Vernon had two sacks in his most productive performance of the year.

Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez caught six passes for 30 yards and a touchdown in his return on Sunday.

Said Jets C Nick Mangold of the team’s running game on Sunday, “It was a good display of what we can do when we focus on the fundamentals.”

Ravens KR Jacoby Jones credited his teammates with paving the way for his 108-yard touchdown return.

Coach Marvin Lewis and some of his players disagree about whether the Bengals are playing tough enough.

CB Joe Haden’s return was a good thing for the Browns defense.

The Steelers are trying to remain optimistic about the season.

WR Andre Johnson wasn’t so interested in passing 10,000 receiving yards on a night when the Texans lost.

LB Jerry Hughes was one of the few Colts who positively distinguished himself on Sunday.

Not everyone believes the jury’s still out on last year’s Jaguars draft.

Said Titans coach Mike Munchak, “Anything is possible. Does that mean because we won this game we are going to beat Buffalo? No. But I think it gives you that kind of confidence.”

Broncos LB Von Miller isn’t showing much sign of a sophomore slump.

The Buccaneers toasted Chiefs CB Stanford Routt a couple of times on Sunday.

The effort was strong for the Raiders, but the result was still another loss.

Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano has a long history with Peyton Manning.

Cowboys K Dan Bailey didn’t see anything obviously wrong with the 51-yard kick that missed.

The Giants defense came up with their best performance of the season.

It was not a good day for the Eagles offensive line.

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III takes you through his 76-yard touchdown run.

The Bears sit alone at the top of the NFC North.

S Louis Delmas made a strong return to the Lions lineup.

Packers WR Jordy Nelson had a big game on Sunday night.

WR Percy Harvin may be carrying too heavy a load on offense for the Vikings.

Falcons RB Michael Turner thinks being 6-0 is great, but wants the team to do a better job running the ball.

Why does this Panthers start feel worse than previous disappointing runs?

Assessing the quality of the Saints defense.

Buccaneers CB Ronde Barber moved within one of Rod Woodson and Darren Sharper for the most defensive touchdowns in NFL history.

Said Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt, “If we make more plays early in the game, then we don’t have to live on the edge. The stress of it is pretty tough on everybody.”

Rams coach Jeff Fisher has no second thoughts about trying a 66-yard field goal at the end of the game.

There were questions about the way the 49ers managed their quarterbacks after Sunday’s loss.

Taking more shots downfield worked out well for Seahawks QB Russell Wilson.