Thursday morning one-liners

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Bills DE Mario Williams is motivated by his new position coach, who used to be a teammate.

With Reggie Bush gone, Dolphins RB Lamar Miller wants to make the starting job his own.

Patriots DE Chandler Jones has bulked up a bit, preparing for an evolving role in this year’s defense.

The Jets are hoping S Dawan Landry can fill in for his brother, and lead a young group at his position.

Ravens undrafted rookie LB Brandon Copeland is trying to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather Roy Hilton, who played for the Colt

Bengals teammates are learning LB James Harrison is as accessible to them as he is curt with reporters.

In a not-so-subtle swipe at previous management, Browns legend Jim Brown said: “Everybody that thought I had no value is gone.”

Steelers G David DeCastro said his transition to new line schemes should be easier since it’s close to what he did in college.

The Texans are willing to pace veteran FB Greg Jones in the offseason, knowing what he can bring in the regular season.

The roster turnover (40 new names on a 90-man roster) is confusing some watching the Colts practices.

New Jaguars offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch said 90 percent of the offense is installed already.

Titans DT Antonio Johnson is happy to be back in Nashville, even if it meant tossing out some renters.

Broncos DT Kevin Vickerson says the defense has a chip on its collective shoulder about those who think they’ll struggle without Elvis Dumervil.

Just because the Chiefs are locked into their kicking specialists, doesn’t mean they’re not looking for improvement.

Unable to pry his old Raiders 24 from Tracy Porter, new defensive back Charles Woodson practiced in a 2 jersey (He wasn’t small enough to be confused for JaMarcus Russell).

The Chargers still have options on the offensive line.

Cowboys rookie C Travis Frederick is cutting off his triumphant beard for a good cause

The Giants are the latest to give the nephew of “The Boz” a shot.

The Eagles are playing mix-and-match along the offensive line, hoping to improve a bad unit.

Depth in the secondary is key for the Redskins, with a number of rookies getting long looks in OTAs.

Here’s an offer to the NFL for Chicago to host the NFL Draft.

Lions C Dominic Raiola understood he had to take a pay cut (because he’s still making more than zero).

New Vikings LB Stanford Keglar played last season in the UFL, and said he got about a fourth of the pay he was promised (and he’s not expecting the rest).

The Packers are trying Mike Neal at OLB during OTAs.

New Falcons DE Osi Umenyiora is feeling the love, saying: “The whole team has welcomed me with open arms.”

Panthers QB Cam Newton said the offense has been simplified this offseason.

At the urging of his kids, Saints coach Sean Payton is on Twitter (@SeanPayton).

Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy’s thoughts aren’t far from his Oklahoma home and the tragedy there.

The Cardinals are trying to use more statistical analysis to help them deal with the salary cap.

Rather than another golf tournament, the Rams are having a paintball fundraiser.

Second-year 49ers RB LaMichael James is ready to create a bigger role for himself.

The Seahawks added a local product to fill out their roster.