Sunday morning one-liners


A lack of blitzing helped sink the Bills defense this season.

Dolphins G.M. Jeff Ireland is bullish on G John Jerry.

Mike Reiss of looks back at the trade that sent QB Matt Cassel and LB Mike Vrabel from the Patriots to the Chiefs and says neither team came out a winner.

Desmond Trufant is looking to join his brothers, Jets cornerback Isaiah and Seahawks cornerback Marcus, as an NFL defensive back.

Ravens players making their first Super Bowl trip are getting advice from those that have been there before.

The Pro Bowl’s offered Bengals T Andrew Whitworth a chance to catch up with college buddy Kyle Williams of the Bills.

Documenting the rise of Browns T Joe Thomas.

A breakdown of the state of affairs on the Steelers defensive line.

Texans players are hearing a lot of respectful words from around the league at the Pro Bowl.

It’s a year into his tenure as Colts coach and Chuck Pagano feels just as fortunate for the chance.

Figuring out what to expect from Jaguars coach Gus Bradley isn’t easy.

Paul Kuharsky of thinks Gregg Williams’ greatest value to the Titans could be that he’s not Jerry Gray.

A word of restraint for Broncos fans thinking about landing Darrelle Revis in a trade.

Chiefs S Eric Berry fills the team’s website in on his second Pro Bowl trip.

Raiders FB Marcel Reece wants the car that goes to the winner of the Pro Bowl MVP award.

Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego writes about the enchanted start to coach Mike McCoy’s time with the Chargers.

With Derek Dooley set to join the staff, the Cowboys will have four assistants with head-coaching experience.

Like just about every other team, the Giants have to adapt their defense to play against the new offensive schemes we’ve seen in the NFL.

Eagles fan and former Mayor of Philadelphia Ed Rendell wrote an open letter to Eagles coach Chip Kelly.

LB Lorenzo Alexander thinks that this season taught the Redskins what it takes to win.

Former Bears S Chris Harris has decided to officially call it a career.

Are the Lions looking for a corner in the first round?

RB Ryan Grant’s future with the Packers doesn’t look all that bright.

There are several overlaps between Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh.

The Sporting News selected Falcons coach Mike Smith as the publication’s coach of the year.

Panthers G.M. David Gettleman was in his element scouting players at the Pro Bowl this week.

P Thomas Morstead is thrilled to wind up in the Pro Bowl after a rough preseason with the Saints.

Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy elicits much respect from other NFC South coaches.

DE Darnell Dockett’s excited about the new direction the Cardinals are taking this offseason.

The Rams are scheduled to have four of the 10 biggest salaries in the NFC West next season.

49ers RB Frank Gore inherited his work ethic from his mother.

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch wasn’t feeling too chatty after a practice for the Pro Bowl.