Monday morning one-liners


A look at how the Bills scout the Senior Bowl.

Members of the Dolphins shared their thoughts on the Martin Luther King Day holiday.

Patriots WR Wes Welker was left to lament missed opportunities after Sunday’s loss to the Ravens.

Jets NT Sione Pouha is not expected to need surgery on his back this offseason.

WR Anquan Boldin did plenty to back up his prediction of a Ravens win.

The Bengals could be looking for a young quarterback in the draft this year.

Said Browns T Joe Thomas of being named a finalist for the NFL Man of the Year Award, “I am honored and truly humbled to be recognized as a finalist for this award. Walter Payton wasn’t just a Hall-of-Fame player, he was also one of the best people that ever played in the NFL and made a difference in so many lives. Giving back is something that is extremely important and the Cleveland community is very special to me.”

Dermontti Dawson thinks his Steelers teammate Jerome Bettis should get into the Hall of Fame this year.

The Texans have already started looking forward to LB Brian Cushing’s return to the lineup.

Colts QB Andrew Luck is excited to work with offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton again.

The Jaguars have been chatting up quarterbacks at the Senior Bowl.

David Boclair of Nashville City Paper writes that Titans WR Kenny Britt hasn’t lost his connection to his home.

Broncos QB Peyton Manning’s been recovering from the end of the season with former University of Tennessee teammate Todd Helton on a hunting trip.

Those with memories of Tony Gonzalez’s days as a member of the Chiefs were watching Sunday’s NFC Championship Game with an eye on the end of his career.

Even with Greg Olsen hired as offensive coordinator, Raiders assistant Al Saunders will be calling plays at the Senior Bowl.

Bill Williamson of wonders if the Chargers will make a run for Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald.

A review of Cowboys WR Cole Beasley’s rookie season leaves him as a contender for the slot job in the future.

TE Martellus Bennett told a fan on Twitter that he plans to retire as a member of the Giants.

Eagles coach Chip Kelly’s not Andy Reid and that’s enough for some people.

RB Alfred Morris won’t be joining Redskins teammates at the Pro Bowl.

The Bears are set to start looking at some tackles headed into the draft.

How much of a boost will the Lions get from changing special teams coaches?

Whether it is a fad or not, the Packers need to adapt to the read-option’s emergence.

It’s a good bet that there will be a new backup quarterback with the Vikings next season.

Said Falcons DT Corey Peters, “I think we did a good job on the quarterback running game and that was definitely one of our focuses coming in, but overall we didn’t get the job done. Twenty-eight points is too much.”

The Panthers didn’t have much sympathy for the Falcons on Sunday.

With T Jermon Bushrod joining the roster, the Saints are up to four Pro Bowlers.

Doug Martin is the fourth Buccaneers running back to be named to the Pro Bowl and the first since Mike Alstott in 2002.

WR Larry Fitzgerald is a contender to join Kurt Warner as members of the Cardinals to be named NFL Man of the Year.

Rams G.M. Les Snead is a bit more settled as he heads to the Senior Bowl this year.

TE Vernon Davis picked a good day to make a grand return to the 49ers offense.

Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is going to be well-compensated for his efforts.