Monday morning one-liners


The Bills did not handle one fourth down decision in the fourth quarter well at all.

Dolphins DE Cameron Wake didn’t want to celebrate after a loss, but his three sacks give him a career high-tying 14 on the season.

C Ryan Wendell has overcome plenty of doubts on his way to the Patriots lineup.

The Jets credited their offensive line with setting the tone for the running game that led them to victory in the second half.

Coach John Harbaugh doesn’t want the Ravens to overreact to Sunday’s loss to the Redskins.

K Josh Brown might be done with the Bengals after one game, but he left his mark with four field goals.

The Browns wanted to block a punt on Sunday, but settled for Travis Benjamin’s 93-yard return for a touchdown.

Steelers WR Mike Wallace was booed early, but helped a futile comeback effort with two late touchdowns.

If the Texans need an emergency cornerback, WR DeVier Posey is happy to serve.

Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star believes that there’s something real under the Colts’ magic this season.

Jaguars WR Kevin Elliott got plenty of looks on Sunday, but his hands weren’t up to the task.

QB Jake Locker couldn’t replicate his strong first half and the Titans lost to the Colts.

The Broncos’ shot at a bye looks a little better after Sunday’s loss by the Ravens.

The Chiefs did not hold up well after WR Dwayne Bowe left the game.

There are no easier answers to fixing all that’s wrong with the Raiders.

A successful fake punt by S Eric Weddle was part of a day when all went well for the Chargers.

The Cowboys gave some of RT Doug Free’s playing time to Jermey Parnell on Sunday.

A shaky start did not lead to a bad game for Giants QB Eli Manning.

It felt like every catch by Eagles WR Jason Avant was a big one in Sunday’s win.

Said Redskins QB Kirk Cousins of running the ball for a two-point conversion, “I’m not as fast as Robert so those blocks are going to have to be made for me to score. And they were. I just had to dive across the goal line to do that last part of it.”

Breaking the Bears’ franchise record for receptions in a season didn’t thrill WR Brandon Marshall because the team lost to the Vikings.

Said Lions K Jason Hanson of losing every game he’s ever played in Green Bay, “I hate it. I don’t know what to say. I feel like I have to answer for it. Maybe I’m the one common denominator.”

DT Mike Daniels became the first Packers rookie defensive lineman to return a fumble for a touchdown since 1941.

Rookie defensive backs Josh Robinson and Harrison Smith made big contributions to the Vikings victory.

The Falcons are trying to move past Sunday’s loss as quickly as possible.

Panthers LB Thomas Davis was emotional after getting a game ball for his play on Sunday.

Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune thinks the Saints should be “embarrassed” by Sunday’s loss.

Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman had a rough day against the Eagles.

Among the many things that went wrong for the Cardinals on Sunday was CB Patrick Peterson’s trouble fielding punts cleanly.

The Rams’ run defense got the job done on Sunday.

Two more sacks for 49ers LB Aldon Smith keep him pointed at Michael Strahan’s single-season record.

Rookie RB Robert Turbin got his first career 100-yard rushing game in the rout of the Cardinals.