Monday morning one-liners


Not being drafted doesn’t make Bills LB Keith Pough doubt himself at all.

Eight members of the Dolphins volunteered to help at a prom for high school students battling cancer.

Pat Kirwan of ranks Patriots DT Vince Wilfork as one of the league’s best defensive linemen.

Dennis Thurman is adjusting to his new role as Jets defensive coordinator.

There are new Super Bowl banners at the Ravens practice facility.

Bengals TE Tyler Eifert was one of several rookies to take part in a jewelry commercial related to Mother’s Day.

S Jamoris Slaughter is appreciative of a shot with the Browns after injuring his Achilles.

Jamison Hensley of penned a remembrance of late Steelers Hall of Famer Jack Butler.

Texans LB Sam Montgomery strained his back during rookie minicamp while T Brennan Williams hurt his knee.

The Colts ended rookie minicamp by running a “Detroit scenario” play to mimic last year’s last-second score against the Lions.

The Jaguars website proposes a version of Mt. Rushmore for the team.

The Titans think C Brian Schwenke is a “take-charge guy.”

After their rookie minicamp, the Broncos decided to add defensive end Lanston Tanyi and linebacker Damien Holmes and will say goodbye to linebacker Doug Rippy and defensive end Gary Mason Jr.

The Chiefs want RB Knile Davis to focus on avoiding fumbles.

Raiders DT Stacy McGee is hoping to “move forward from” off-field troubles that plagued him in college.

The Chargers will have all their rookies and veterans together on Monday.

Tackle Edawn Coughman, guard D.J. Hall and wide receiver Anthony Amos were added to the Cowboys roster, while tackle Aderious Simmons and wide receiver Greg Herd were cut.

Justin Pugh is ready and willing to play right tackle for the Giants.

Eagles S Earl Wolff is hoping to follow in Brian Dawkins’ footsteps.

The Redskins don’t have any draft picks waiting for their schools to end before resuming practice with the team.

Said Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker of DE Cornelius Washington, “He looks athletic, looks like he can rush a little bit, high-motor guy who only knows one speed, full speed whether it’s a walk-through or whatever. He’s a fun guy to coach and…he’s a guy who improves and takes coaching, so I think he’s got some upside and the arrow is up with him.”

Sibling rivalry has been a big motivator for Lions WR Corey Fuller.

B.J. Coleman is planning a push for the Packers backup quarterback job.

What do locals want to see in a design for the new Vikings stadium?

December has been a good month for Falcons WR Roddy White.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said LB A.J. Klein moves more smoothly than expected.

CB Korey Lindsay and WR Brent Leonard earned jobs with the Saints at rookie minicamp.

Will Adam Hayward hold onto a starting job with the Buccaneers?

RB Ryan Williams understands why the Cardinals added more running backs in the draft.

Undrafted rookie S Cody Davis has a shot at a backup job with the Rams.

Kenny Wiggins is hoping to convince the 49ers to keep a backup tackle this year.

Jerrod Johnson hopes a retooled throwing motion makes him the choice at backup quarterback for the Seahawks.