Tuesday morning one-liners

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A plea for the Bills to use the remaining weeks to look at young players.

The Dolphins tried to explain why defensive linemen Jared Odrick and Cameron Wake weren’t on the field for much of a key Patriots fourth quarter drive.

WR Brandon Lloyd’s role in the Patriots offense has shrunk.

Injured WR Santonio Holmes isn’t wading into the Jets quarterback debate.

Ravens LB Paul Kruger is disappointed with himself for picking up a roughing the passer penalty on Sunday.

According to defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, the Bengals defense didn’t play well while holding the Chargers without a touchdown.

Browns coach Pat Shurmur doesn’t want to talk about his future beyond this week’s game.

Said Steelers LB Larry Foote, “The older guys, we keep telling the younger guys about this. They’ve got to believe, they’ve got to understand how important these games are to us. We’ve just got to get a ticket.”

CB Stanford Routt is expected to work out for the Texans on Tuesday.

The Colts waived TE Dominique Jones from their active roster.

Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey feels he erred by not playing CB Rashean Mathis more against the Bills.

The Titans could have a hard time replacing T David Stewart’s physical play.

DT Mitch Unrein’s touchdown catch has made for a lot of smiles with the Broncos.

The Chiefs are trying to turn the page to this week’s game against the Browns.

The Raiders gave up big passing plays to the Browns in various defensive sets.

Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-Tribune wonders if Chargers QB Philip Rivers has been overrated.

RB DeMarco Murray is feeling fine after his return to action for the Cowboys.

The Giants weren’t able to get TE Martellus Bennett involved in the second half.

QB Nick Foles and RB Bryce Brown provide some reason to keep watching the Eagles.

Redskins T Trent Williams and LB London Fletcher fought off injuries to help the team win on Monday night.

Said Bears QB Jay Cutler of WR Brandon Marshall, “He has done some great things. We obviously stole him from Miami, so we should send them a Christmas card.”

A call for a defense-heavy draft for the Lions.

The Packers offensive line got more help in pass blocking than it normally does.

Consistency is a goal for Vikings QB Christian Ponder.

The Falcons won’t have any more padded practices.

Panthers S Sherrod Martin’s season is over thanks to a knee injury.

Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo compared facing the Giants to facing a member of the family.

LB Lavonte David keeps on making plays for the Buccaneers.

Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb’s return is eagerly anticipated in some corners.

DT Michael Brockers is living up to advance building for the Rams.

The 49ers haven’t lost faith in K David Akers.

Sidney Rice and Golden Tate have erased some concerns about the Seahawks receiving corps.