Sunday morning one-liners

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Thurman Thomas joined members of the Bills organization in building a playground in the Buffalo area.

C Mike Pouncey has taken on a bigger role within the Dolphins on and off the field.

A breakdown on blitzing with Patriots LB Jerod Mayo.

Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano answers some of the criticisms of his work.

Ravens WR Torrey Smith is putting in the work he hope leads to great improvement on the field.

The Bengals have some interesting matchups with quarterbacks in the coming weeks.

The Browns offensive line has protected QB Brandon Weeden well.

Could the Steelers switch to a 4-3 defense?

Avoiding complacency is a Texans goal at the moment.

The Colts would like to repeat last week’s offensive production on the ground.

Said Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny, “I would say regardless if we got criticism or we got praise it’s about getting a win on the board and that’s what we’re not doing right now. So as grown men in this locker room we’re taking it amongst ourselves to go out here and get a win.”

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean thinks the Titans have a decided edge at most spots over the Colts.

While growing up, Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman once played on a team sponsored by Snoop Dogg.

Bill Williamson of looks at whether the Chiefs should trade WR Dwayne Bowe.

A look at what the Raiders need to do to beat the Chiefs.

Chargers KR Richard Goodman isn’t keen on taking a knee in the end zone.

Settling for field goals won’t get it done for the Cowboys this week.

Said Giants CB Corey Webster, “We’re letting anything bad happen get us inspired, but we need to be inspired already. We don’t want to wait for some tragedy — going out there and getting embarrassed on national TV or getting embarrassed in the game. We should go out there and play Giants football the way we know how to play it every week.”

The Eagles could use a few more takeaways by their defense.

It will be a meeting of similar defenses when the Redskins face the Steelers.

Bears QB Jay Cutler has room to improve his performance this season.

WR Ryan Broyles has been thrust into a bigger role for the Lions.

Packers WR Randall Cobb has stepped into the void left by Greg Jennings’ injury.

First rounders from this year’s draft have played well against the Vikings this year.

The Falcons aren’t going to see the same Michael Vick that used to be their quarterback when they face the Eagles.

T Jordan Gross will become the Panthers’ all-time leader in games started on Sunday.

Former Saint Steve Gleason completed a half marathon with the help of his brother-in-law and a special wheelchair.

Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano did a fine job prepping his team during a short week.

The Cardinals know their run defense will have to be strong when they face the 49ers.

Rams LB James Laurinaitis has known about Wembley Stadium since watching his father wrestle at an event there.

49ers G Mike Iupati will have to take care of Cardinals DE Calais Campbell on Monday.

A look at the implications of Sunday’s game on the Seahawks’ playoff chances.