Tuesday morning one-liners


With prep for the 2014 draft starting soon, Buddy Nix thought it was the right time to step down as general manager of the Bills.

A look at the Dolphins’ offensive depth chart.

Sorting out the backup possibilities on the Patriots offensive line.

Geno Smith isn’t making any predictions about who will start at quarterback for the Jets.

The Ravens cut WR Tori Gurley and signed CB Moe Lee, WR Rashaad Carter, S Gary Walker and LB Meshak Williams.

Bengals running backs coach Hue Jackson thinks the team has gotten better in the backfield.

Five new players joined the Browns after tryouts while five others are now looking for work.

S Ross Ventrone is happy to be back in his hometown with the Steelers.

Texans S D.J. Swearinger does a little rapping on the side.

What lessons were learned at Colts rookie minicamp?

Gene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union believes it will take more than words for Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon to win back trust.

Two Canadians are taking shots at landing roster spots with the Titans.

Broncos RB Montee Ball is trying to keep realistic expectations for his rookie season.

What are the key things for the Chiefs to work on during OTAs?

The Raiders claimed WR Andre Holmes off of waivers, signed seven tryout players from rookie minicamp and released five others.

The Chargers went ahead and moved Marcus Gilchrist to safety.

One thing Cowboys C Travis Frederick likes about football is being allowed to beat someone up.

As long as Victor Cruz is out, the Giants will be using Jerrel Jernigan in the slot.

Todd Herremans made the expected move to right guard at Eagles practice.

Redskins RB Alfred Morris feels he left a lot of yards on the field last season.

Defensive tackles Corvey Irvin and Christian Tupou were among the four players signing with the Bears on Monday.

The Lions signed OL Darren Keyton and released OL Skyler Allen.

Undrafted tight ends have found success with the Packers.

Former Vikings coach Bud Grant liked what he saw in the design for the team’s new stadium.

Falcons CB Asante Samuel allowed 39 completions on 74 passes in his direction last season.

Panthers LB Jon Beason likes the addition of two new defensive tackles in the draft.

A profile of how the Saints scouted S Kenny Vaccaro before selecting him in the first round.

The Buccaneers look better on paper, but they have to prove it on the field.

The Cardinals signed QB Caleb TerBush and C Adam Bice, both of whom tried out for the team at rookie minicamp.

WR Emory Blake, son of former NFL QB Jeff Blake, is getting a shot with the Rams.

49ers rookies have been following the lead of TE Vernon Davis.

Several Seahawks rookies have been tabbed as competitors for starting jobs by coach Pete Carroll.