Friday morning one-liners


The Bills offensive line is preparing itself to play at a faster pace this season.

With injuries leaving them thin at the position, the Dolphins signed G Brian Thomas.

The Patriots plan to be versatile with their front seven next season.

Jets LB Calvin Pace misses sharing a defense with CB Darrelle Revis.

Several members of the Ravens attended an event at the American Red Cross to raise money for Oklahoma tornado victims.

Bengals rookies paid a visit to the Ronald McDonald House on Thursday.

Browns S T.J. Ward will host a fundraiser for the three women who were found many years after being kidnapped in Cleveland.

Said Steelers LB Jason Worilds, “I’m not James Harrison. When Jason Worilds steps on the field, anyone who expects James Harrison is fooling themselves.”

Texans DE J.J. Watt has his own sneaker line coming out.

Colts coach Chuck Pagano describes DE Cory Redding as being “all hat, all cattle.”

The Jaguars cheerleaders are shooting their calendar in London.

The Titans hope that they’ll be able to deploy fresh defensive ends throughout games.

LB Nate Irving is trying to retain his place in the lineup.

Chiefs WR Jon Baldwin was sidelined by illness on Thursday.

OL Alex Parsons likes to keep things light with his Raiders teammates.

What’s Chargers coach Mike McCoy like at practice?

TE James Hanna sees a big role in the Cowboys offense available to him.

With their top two receivers absent, WR Rueben Randle has a chance to step up for the Giants.

S Patrick Chung hopes to help improve the Eagles’ tackling.

Redskins OL Maurice Hurt had arthroscopic knee surgery.

Former Bears RB Gale Sayers turned 70 on Thursday.

K David Akers got a positive review from Jason Hanson, the man he’s trying to replace with the Lions.

Said Packers DT B.J. Raji, “For some reason I’m not disengaging as well as I have. So that’s a big emphasis for me — clearing the blocking and being able to make more plays.”

CB Chris Cook finds himself as the veteran presence in the Vikings secondary.

Seattle police recovered items stolen from the charity started by Falcons CB Desmond Trufant’s family.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera likes the communication he’s seen from the defense in offseason workouts.

Saints S Malcolm Jenkins expects to resume a full workload next week.

Said Buccaneers CB Eric Wright of last season, “Obviously, it was disappointing. We didn’t do what we set out to do as a team and, personally, I didn’t do what I set out to do as a cornerback.”

Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic thinks it’s good the Cardinals worked out a deal with Tyrann Mathieu without problems because Mathieu’s agent also represents Patrick Peterson.

Is Rams WR Brian Quick primed for a breakout season?

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick made a surprise appearance at his former high school’s graduation.

Seahawks WR Jermaine Kearse hopes eye surgery clears up some of his issues catching the ball.