Monday morning one-liners


Bills RB C.J. Spiller squeezed in one more big play before the end of the season.

Dolphins RB Reggie Bush wound up 14 yards shy of 1,000 for the season.

The Patriots’ offensive line put together a stronger game than in recent weeks.

Said Jets CB Antonio Cromartie, “I think the biggest thing is, if guys want to be here, they need to come out and work harder during the off-season to make sure guys are getting ready.”

LB Paul Kruger picked up his ninth sack of the season in the Ravens finale.

The Bengals defense closed the regular season with another strong performance.

The highs and lows of Pat Shurmur’s tenure as Browns coach.

Several veteran Steelers are contemplating their futures after the end of the regular season.

Texans DE J.J. Watt couldn’t wrap up the single-season sack record.

KR Deji Karim went 101 yards for a touchdown a few days after the Colts signed him away from his valet parking job.

There are no more long-term answers at quarterback for the Jaguars now than there were when the season started.

The Titans became the first team with two punt return touchdowns and two interception return touchdowns in the same game.

Broncos receivers Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas closed big years with a big game in Week 17.

WR Steve Breaston returned to the Chiefs lineup for the final game of the season.

A vote in favor of a longer look for Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor next season.

Said Chargers CB Quentin Jammer, “Guys have been great. We’ve had many, many characters and funny guys. I’ve been through a lot of great coaches. I will go on record and say that I really love and respect Norv Turner. He’s my favorite, and it was an honor to play for him if this is my last game here. We’ll see what the future holds.”

Five momentum changers from Sunday night’s Cowboys loss.

Rookie WR Rueben Randle and RB David Wilson closed with strong games for the Giants.

Bob Ford of the Philadelphia Inquirer thinks the Eagles quit on coach Andy Reid.

Was Sunday night’s win the most satisfying victory in the last 20 years of Redskins football?

10 thoughts on the end of the Bears season.

Lions coach Jim Schwartz doesn’t think G.M. Martin Mayhew dropped the ball this season.

A second straight game without a missed field goal left Packers K Mason Crosby feeling pretty good.

Said Vikings QB Christian Ponder, “One thing that stuck in my mind through this whole season was something Michael Jordan always said. When it came to the last minutes of the game and the pressure was on, someone asked him what he did differently. He said, ‘I stay the same, it’s everyone else who changes.’ In those high-pressure situations, I try to stay calm.”

Falcons WR Roddy White became the fifth receiver in history with three straight seasons of 90 or more catches.

After setting a franchise rushing record with 210 yards on Sunday, Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams has four of the top 10 single-game totals in franchise history.

The Saints need work across the board on the defense this offseason.

DE Michael Bennett and DT Roy Miller might have played their final games with the Buccaneers.

Cardinals DT Vonnie Holliday might be heading to retirement.

The Rams didn’t allow QB Sam Bradford to get sacked for the second straight week.

Said 49ers T Anthony Davis of securing a bye next week, “It’s big, man. Getting your body back, letting your hands heal for O-linemen because everyone’s got the sausage fingers now.”

Seahawks WR Golden Tate had a huge fumble recovery en route to a Week 17 win.