Sunday morning one-liners


Kevin Elliott hopes to nab a spot in the Bills’ receiving corps.

DE Olivier Vernon says that forcing turnovers is the focus of the Dolphins defense.

Willie McGinest doesn’t like hearing people talk about Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski having “minor” back surgery.

Said Jets LB Antwan Barnes of the team’s pass rush, “You just have to get that hunger. And that’s our main goal this year, to have that hunger and get to the quarterback. We don’t want to put the DBs in the worst possible situation. We want to make it so easy for them.”

Pete Prisco of doesn’t think the Ravens will struggle to replace LB Ray Lewis or S Ed Reed.

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer will have plenty of family around him in Cincinnati.

There haven’t been many first-team reps for Browns QB Jason Campbell.

KR Reggie Dunn’s speed stands out during Steelers practices.

Texans DE J.J. Watt’s signature shoe line has been met with a positive response from consumers.

DE John Chick, who spent time with the Colts and two other AFC South teams, is headed to the CFL.

Former Jaguars S Donovin Darius is helping other players transition to post-NFL life.

Titans QB Jake Locker likes not having to split reps with Matt Hasselbeck anymore.

G Zane Beadles wants to be a leader on the Broncos line next season.

Chiefs coaches have plenty of nice things to say about QB Alex Smith.

Raiders RB Darren McFadden makes a list of the most intriguing AFC West players entering contract years.

There’s no update on the health of Chargers S Brandon Taylor.

Cowboys S Matt Johnson is happy he can stop answering questions about why he’s not practicing.

Two Super Bowl wins with the Giants helped Bill Parcells to the 11th spot on’s list of the best coaches in history.

Eagles QB Nick Foles checked out the University of Arizona rugby team.

Redskins LB Keenan Robinson feels he’s close to making a return from a torn pectoral.

New strength coach Mike Clark has changed the emphasis in training for Bears.

The Lions have gone young on defense.

Packers S Sean Richardson is feeling upbeat after last year’s neck injury.

Architects want the site of the new Vikings stadium to also include a park for the larger community.

Rookie safeties Zeke Motta and Kemal Ishmael could land roles in a Big Nickel look for the Falcons.

T Jordan Gross will leave a strong legacy with the Panthers.

Saints defensive backs coach Wesley McGriff has made a smooth transition to the NFL.

Buccaneers LB Lavonte David feels like things are coming together for him as he approaches his second season.

There’s a lot of Oklahoma flavor in the Cardinals secondary.

How does Rams QB Sam Bradford stack up with Andrew Luck?

CB Nnamdi Asomugha’s 49ers teammates take shots at spelling his name.

The final week of Seahawks OTAs kick off on Monday.