Monday morning one-liners


RB Fred Jackson returned to a leading role in the Bills offense this week.

Special teams errors really hurt the Dolphins in the first half.

Patriots RB Stevan Ridley went over 1,000 yards for the season while helping close out Sunday’s win.

A slide by RB Shonn Greene short of the end zone meant the Jets didn’t have to risk giving the ball back to the Cardinals at the end of the game.

The Ravens secondary didn’t have its best day on Sunday.

Bengals T Andrew Whitworth was happy the team didn’t get discouraged when things weren’t going their way early.

WR Josh Gordon’s knack for the big play came in handy for the Browns again.

Steelers S Troy Polamalu was able to play a full game without any problems in his calf.

Said Texans DE Antonio Smith of a fumble return for a touchdown wiped out by an official’s errant whistle, “I think I was robbed, because that would’ve been the greatest play ever in my life. It felt good getting in the end zone, especially when I was making those Chris Johnson-type cuts, stiff-arming, then I pull out the 4.5 (speed). It wasn’t 4.2 today. It was just 4.5.”

Rookies Coby Fleener and LaVon Brazill scored their first Colts touchdowns on Sunday.

DE Jason Babin had four tackles and a roughing the passer penalty in his Jaguars debut.

The Titans had to do a lot of shuffling on their offensive line Sunday.

A look at how the Broncos blew their game open in the third quarter.

The Chiefs got long-awaited contributions from WR Jonathan Baldwin, RB Peyton Hillis and TE Tony Moeaki in Sunday’s win.

Three members of the Raiders secondary left Sunday’s game with concussions.

It was another second half blackout for the Chargers offense.

The return of RB DeMarco Murray gave the Cowboys offense better balance on Sunday night.

Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride thinks WR Hakeem Nicks looks healthier heading into Monday night.

Said Eagles defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, “We just didn’t make plays. We’re not making plays. It couldn’t have been any simpler this week. We just didn’t make any plays. They executed. We didn’t. Some people are in position, some aren’t. You have to make plays in this game to play it.”

Five questions the Redskins will need to answer on Monday night.

Bears coach Lovie Smith was left second guessing himself after Sunday’s loss.

Bob Wojnowski of the Detroit News laments the fact that the Lions are team that can’t find a way to win.

Don Barclay got compliments for the way he stepped in at right tackle for the Packers after T.J. Lang got hurt.

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson couldn’t have done much more to help the Vikings win on Sunday, although he feels differently.

The Falcons have no complaints about their safety duo.

The Panthers didn’t get many possessions in the second half and didn’t do enough with the ones they did get.

A look back at some interesting stories from Saints history.

Buccaneers CB Leonard Johnson was picked on all day long.

Is Sunday’s loss a defining moment for Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt?

The Rams finished the job against the 49ers this time.

49ers K David Akers was left feeling “horrible” about his missed field goal in overtime.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson did exactly what his team needed in the fourth quarter and overtime.