Monday morning one-liners

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The Bills signed TE Nick Provo, who played for coach Doug Marrone at Syracuse.

Dolphins DE Derrick Shelby had a pair of sacks in the Hall of Fame Game.

TE Jake Ballard’s continued slow recovery from a knee injury is hurting his chances of scoring playing time with the Patriots.

The Jets signed RB Mossis Madu, C Erik Cook and WR Michael Campbell and they released WR Jordan White and CB Eric Crocker.

The Ravens practiced in Annapolis at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Sunday.

Keeping tempers in check is something the Bengals are stressing ahead of joint practices with the Falcons.

Browns TE Jordan Cameron picked Tony Gonzalez’s brain for some advice this offseason.

Said Steelers LB Larry Foote, “It’s been a long time since we missed the playoffs back-to-back years and I don’t plan on it this year.”

WR DeAndre Hopkins has a growing list of admirers in the Texans organization.

The Colts hosted Amelia Rudolf, a 93-year-old woman who was recently assaulted in her home, at training camp on Sunday.

Long shots for the Jaguars roster have to start making their cases.

The Titans think LB Akeem Ayers would benefit from trying to do less on the field.

Backup receiver spots are up for grabs at Broncos camp.

WR Rico Richardson is making a strong impression at Chiefs practices.

The Raiders defense was a bit shorthanded at Sunday’s practice.

Chargers TE Antonio Gates went gluten-free this offseason.

The Cowboys defense set the tone by forcing turnovers on Sunday night.

Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News believes the Giants are better off without RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Eagles LB Chris McCoy, a former CFLer, has gotten good marks for his coverage skills.

Special teams coach Keith Burns is trying to put his stamp on the Redskins special teams.

CB Isaiah Frey is trying to make the leap from the Bears practice squad to a regular role in the secondary.

People have a hard time putting their finger on why, but they like what Lions WR Ryan Broyles can do on the field.

Packers DL Datone Jones’ family flew to Green Bay to see him in a scrimmage at Lambeau Field.

Putting weight on the right way was a key for Vikings T Matt Kalil this offseason.

The Falcons signed TE Tim Biere and reached an injury settlement with TE Tommy Gallarda.

Panthers WR Armanti Edwards impressed his teammates with one of his catches in Saturday’s practice.

Additions to the secondary look like they’re working out for the Saints.

The small gamble that T Demar Dotson could help the team has worked out for the Buccaneers.

Said Cardinals coach Bruce Arians on appearances of the read-option in practice, “It’s more for the defense. You probably won’t see Carson Palmer on the corner very often. We might use it. We might not. I’ve always had it. I’m an old wishbone quarterback.”

S Rodney McLeod feels like he’s still trying to prove himself even though he made the Rams roster as an undrafted free agent last season.

WR A.J. Jenkins returned to 49ers practice on Sunday and had a good day on the field.

RB Robert Turbin has been cleared to return to Seahawks practice after a spell on the PUP list.