Friday morning one-liners


Bills S Da’Norris Searcy has some experience facing Seahawks QB Russell Wilson.

LB Kevin Burnett thinks the Dolphins have to be especially careful when facing former teammate Chad Henne.

It’s been an easy transition back to the Patriots for WR Deion Branch.

Jets WR Stephen Hill does not expect to be in the lineup on Monday night.

Ravens QB Joe Flacco knows that he needs to do more to protect the ball.

The Bengals were not happy with their pass protection on Thursday night.

Sunday could be K Phil Dawson’s final home game as a member of the Browns.

T Max Starks says that the Steelers offense doesn’t need “rah-rah” leadership.

Texans coach Gary Kubiak thinks Colts QB Andrew Luck is similar to Ben Roethlisberger.

CB Jerraud Powers’ time with the Colts may have come to an end when he hit injured reserve.

OL Eben Britton has never been able to settle into a role on the Jaguars offense.

Said Titans CB Jason McCourty, “We love the guys we play with. We like our coaches her. So we want to try to win out and keep things the same.”

LB Keith Brooking will play a key role in run defense for the Broncos when they face the Ravens this weekend.

Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles has the highest yards per carry of any player with 700 carries.

Raiders WR Rod Streater’s game has bounced back in recent weeks.

The losing this season hasn’t cost QB Philip Rivers respect in the eyes of his Chargers teammates.

G Nate Livings passed his concussion test, allowing him to return to Cowboys practice on Thursday.

Giants rookie CB Jayron Hosley is feeling more confident as he nears the end of his first season.

WR Riley Cooper has made the most of increased offensive opportunities with the Eagles this season.

Members of the Redskins are split on talk about expanding the playoffs.

Bears LB Lance Briggs says that “everything in on the line” in this Sunday’s game with the Packers.

RB Joique Bell has no problem with Lions coach Jim Schwartz expressing displeasure with Bell’s penalty last Sunday night.

WR Randall Cobb is happy to play any role the Packers dream up for him.

Vikings S Harrison Smith and CB Josh Robinson have avoided the “rookie wall” thus far.

CB Asante Samuel is feeling well enough to return to action for the Falcons.

Panthers offensive quality control assistant Scott Turner will get to say hi to his father Norv in San Diego this weekend.

Willie Roaf will be honored during halftime of the Saints’ game with the Buccaneers.

WR Vincent Jackson has lived up to his contract in his first year with the Buccaneers.

The Cardinals might be heading to a new place for training camp.

The Rams haven’t had CB Cortland Finnegan or LB James Laurinaitis at practice yet this week.

49ers LB Aldon Smith will be reunited with a college foe when Patriots T Nate Solder tries to block him.

LB Malcolm Smith has benefitted from the Seahawks’ desire for speed on defense.