Friday morning one-liners


LB Kiko Alonso said that the pace of practices with the Bills reminded him of the pace at Oregon.

The Dolphins signed WR Joe Hastings and DT Tracy Robertson after minicamp ended.

Questions at outside receiver remain for the Patriots.

There’s going to be a “Jets West” for defensive backs as well.

Ravens LB Adrian Hamilton left Thursday’s practice with a back injury, but is expected to be fine.

Coach Marvin Lewis is pleased with the progress the Bengals have made this spring.

The 15 Browns training camp sessions open to the public will all be held in the evening.

Said Steelers DE Brett Keisel, “There’s a lot of opportunities, probably more in this training camp, for guys to make the team than maybe I’ve ever been a part of. There’s a lot of openings, really. That’s what makes training camp so special. You find the guys that are able to rise up to those occasions. It will be an exciting camp, just as exciting as any.”

If the Texans signed FB Vonta Leach, they wouldn’t necessarily cut Greg Jones.

Colts G.M. Ryan Grigson again stressed the need for improved offensive line play.

The Jaguars roster remains a work in progress.

WR Damian Williams likes the changes he’s seen in the Titans offense.

Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post praises Broncos exec John Elway’s for being gutsy enough to cut RB Willis McGahee.

Former Chiefs OL Joseph Valerio has made his way into the insurance industry.

Everyone with the Raiders is happy with how Charles Woodson’s integration into the team has gone this spring.

Chargers QB Philip Rivers called the transition to a new offense “smoother” than anticipated.

Cowboys WR Miles Austin says he feels good right now and hopes things stay that way through the season.

There’s plenty of competition on the Giants special teams.

Every fan 14 and under who attends Eagles training camp practices open to the public will get a chance to catch a pass from a former member of the team.

Redskins secondary coach Raheem Morris broke down the differences between rookie safeties Phillip Thomas and Bacarri Rambo.

The Bears receiving corps was nicked up during minicamp.

Lions tight ends Tony Scheffler and Brandon Pettigrew know there’s room for improvement from last season.

Former Packers WR Donald Driver will be honored in Green Bay this weekend.

Vikings QB Christian Ponder feels the team’s added a lot to their offense.

Falcons RB Steven Jackson has adopted a diet he thinks will help him extend his career.

Coach Ron Rivera said WR Armanti Edwards was the most improved player at Panthers practices this spring.

The Saints have to figure out how their linebacking corps shakes out with Victor Butler out.

Eric Page has worked himself into the mix for returning duties with the Buccaneers.

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said that the team has to be fitter.

DE Williams Hayes says he chose to re-sign with the Rams instead of taking more lucrative offers elsewhere.

RB Frank Gore didn’t do on-field work at 49ers minicamp, but says he feels fine physically heading into training camp.

Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times thinks handling expectations is the next test for the Seahawks.