Wednesday morning one-liners

Said Dolphins G.M. Jeff Ireland of the team’s $44 million in cap space and nine draft picks, “We’re in a position, a very good position, to utilize some of our cap space to bring some veteran players on our football team, and then we’re in a very good position to bring some young players on our team from the draft stand point. That’s got to be a good mix and we plan to mix it.”

Bills G.M. Buddy Nix wants to find a young tight end.

Patriots G Logan Mankins is enjoying a surgery-free offseason.

Andrew Perloff previews the Jets’ offseason.

Ravens FB Vonta Leach won’t need surgery on his ailing knee and ankle.

Here’s a look at the running back position on the Bengals.

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is continuing to do damage control after announcing that he would return to being the CEO of his family business.

Said Steelers WR Antonio Brown, “Watching the playoffs was motivation. You see teams you played against and wonder why it wasn’t us.”

Texans DE J.J. Watt thinks Yao Ming could knock down a pass or two on the defensive line.

Soon-to-be free agent OLB Anthony Spencer could be a good fit for the Colts.

The Jaguars had the fourth-highest payroll in the NFL last year but didn’t get much bang for their bucks.

Washington’s Desmond Trufant looks like the kind of cornerback the Titans want to draft.

The strengths of this year’s draft class seem to mesh well with what the Broncos need.

If anyone in Kansas City was hoping Andy Reid would bring Michael Vick with him, well, you can forget about that now.

Ex-Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell has his home town behind him as he attempts an NFL comeback.

New Chargers secondary coach Ron Milus is getting up to speed on a coaching staff where most of the defensive assistants were retained.

Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin says his players should study the way the Seahawks played last season.

Giants DE Justin Tuck says he’s been surprised by some of the moves the team made this offseason, but he trusts the team’s front office.

Ron Jaworski calls the new contract for Michael Vick a win for the Eagles and a win for Vick.

The Redskins are continuing to use their team website to defend their nickname against charges of racism.

Will K Jason Hanson return for a 22nd season with the Lions?

Here’s a look at some possibilities for the Bears at the center position.

Here’s a look at one of Donald Driver’s greatest moments with the Packers.

One Minnesota columnist thinks Percy Harvin’s great talent makes him worth the headaches he sometimes creates for the Vikings.

If you want to be an NFL cheerleader, mark your calendar: The Falcons have scheduled their cheerleading tryouts for April 7.

The Panthers’ ticket prices will remain unchanged for a third consecutive season.

The Saints had 1,137 defensive plays last season, and LB Curtis Lofton was on the field for a team-high 1,121 of them, or 98.59 percent.

Ronde Barber is expected to play another season at safety for the Buccaneers.

No one knows what the Cardinals will do at quarterback this season, but here’s a case for Drew Stanton, Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley as the three quarterbacks on the 53-man roster in 2013.

New Rams defensive coordinator Tim Walton should fit right in with head coach Jeff Fisher after working for coach Jim Schwartz, Fisher’s former defensive coordinator, in Detroit.

The 49ers’ website is featuring video of some of the best plays of the season.

The Seahawks’ website catches up with former RB Chris Warren.