Friday morning one-liners

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Shawne Merriman could see more time for the Bills defense this Sunday.

The Dolphins offensive line should do well against the Titans.

WR Julian Edelman’s cool with whatever role the Patriots have in mind for him.

The Jets would like to see better special teams play in the second half.

The Ravens believe that Raiders QB Carson Palmer is still capable of making every play he needs to make.

Kick coverage has been a problem for the Bengals this season.

Browns RB Trent Richardson will be focused on healing during their bye week.

Revenge isn’t on Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s mind with the Chiefs on the schedule Sunday.

Texans RB Arian Foster’s decision to go vegan has a few loopholes.

The Colts didn’t give the Jaguars a chance on Thursday night.

Said Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts, “There are going to be snakes in the water and everybody has something to say and everyone has an opinion. We can do nothing but go up from here.  We are going to stick together and keep grinding and keep fighting hard.”

Said Titans WR Damian Williams “It’s really not that hard on you if you really care and are really passionate about the game. But probably the hardest part is just to keep working. Sometimes it’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel.”

Pinpointing the ways Broncos S Rahim Moore has improved this season.

Never leading in games makes it hard for the Chiefs to come up with sacks.

Marcel Reese is in line for more work in the Raiders backfield this week.

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews is still looking for his first run of more than 40 yards.

Tim Cowlishaw of the Dallas Morning News thinks Cowboys QB Tony Romo has regressed this season.

The Giants offensive line draws inspiration from a stuffed bear.

The Eagles believe their offensive line problems can be fixed.

A bye week look at the Redskins special teams.

Trading for CB Sherrick McManis has worked out well for the Bears.

The Lions announced Kid Rock will be performing at halftime on Thanksgiving.

A look at how the Packers tried to get younger on defense.

Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave says the Vikings are not pleased with their passing game.

The Falcons defense is preparing for a busy day against Saints QB Drew Brees.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera has no problem with a player missing a game in order to be present at the birth of his child.

Saints LB Curtis Lofton says this week’s game against his former teammates from Atlanta is just another game.

WR Tiquan Underwood has been gaining playing time with the Buccaneers.

Cardinals QB John Skelton does not hold up well under pressure.

Rams RB Steven Jackson would like to disprove theories about how running backs age.

Matthew Barrows of the Sacramento Bee writes that 49ers WR Randy Moss is an engaged member of the team even if he isn’t catching many passes.

It’s a busy weekend in Seattle for Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant as he faces brother Isaiah and the Jets on Sunday, one day after another brother plays on the same field Saturday for the University of Washington.