Monday morning one-liners


The Bills gave up a return touchdown for the second straight week.

Dolphins WR Davone Bess kept finding ways to get open in the fourth quarter.

The Patriots will try to wrap up the AFC East this week.

Speculating about possible coaching and personnel candidates for the Jets.

How did RB Ray Rice describe his fourth down conversion that helped save the Ravens? “Check down, Hey Diddle Diddle, Ray Rice up the middle.”

Said Bengals T Andrew Whitworth of getting ejected for fighting Raiders DE Lamarr Houston, “I’ve got two contracts in my life. One, with my wife because we’re married. And, two, I’ve got a contract to protect Andy Dalton. I’ll do both of those to the best of my ability.”

Sunday’s win upped the Browns’ record to 3-3 when CB Joe Haden is able to play.

Said Steelers coach Mike Tomlin of shuffling through his running backs, “They were fumbling the ball. So we are going to play people who can secure the football. But after everybody does it, obviously, there aren’t many choices left.”

A look ahead at the Texans’ remaining schedule.

WR T.Y. Hilton was the Colts rookie star of Sunday’s win.

WR Cecil Shorts has found his spot in the Jaguars offense.

The Titans benched S Jordan Babineaux for the second time this season.

Good health has paid off for Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas.

It’s becaome a weekly routine that the Chiefs lose on Sunday and Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star tears them apart for it on Monday.

Raiders QB Carson Palmer got an unfriendly welcome in his return to Cincinnati.

The Chargers defense got torn apart by injuries on Sunday.

The Cowboys parted ways with WR Andre Holmes this weekend.

A 15-year-old cancer patient gave the Giants a motivational speech before their game with the Packers.

The Eagles expect to encounter a hostile home crowd on Monday night.

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III spent the weekend enjoying a return to his old stomping grounds.

Bears P Adam Podlesh enjoyed getting a chance to score points when the team faked an extra point.

Rookie Riley Reiff’s first start at tackle for the Lions went fairly smoothly.

Said Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, “You win five in a row and everyone is happy, but like I said last year during the run, there are things that go under the radar that need to be handled. Sometimes it takes a loss. We need to remember this feeling and not have this kind of embarrassment happen again.”

Vikings WR Jerome Simpson called himself terrible after dropping three passes on Sunday.

RB Jacquizz Rodgers outperformed Falcons teammate Michael Turner by a fair margin in Sunday’s win.

Andy Reid once hired Ron Rivera as an assistant and the Panthers coach faces Reid Monday with both men fighting for their jobs.

The Saints were down to their fourth-string right tackle on Sunday.

Buccaneers RB Doug Martin couldn’t find much running room against the Falcons.

Cardinals LB Quentin Groves said that the Cardinals have to pull together in the wake of their seventh straight loss.

RB Steven Jackson put on his big-boy pads to help the Rams to a win.

49ers LB Aldon Smith is closing in on Reggie White’s record for most sacks in a player’s first two seasons.

Steve Kelley of the Seattle Times thinks the Seahawks lost a game he should have won.