Tuesday morning one-liners


Bills WR Marquise Goodwin’s speed has impressed the team’s coaches.

DE Dion Jordan isn’t sure when the Dolphins will take a look at him on first and second downs.

Said Patriots DT Vince Wilfork, “I feel very confident where we’re at as a defense at this point in camp. I’m very confident. I’m not saying we have all the answers. I’m not saying we’re where we need to be, but at this point in camp, to be where we’re at defensively, I’m very happy with that. The only thing it does is speed up the process now.”

QB Geno Smith struggled as the Jets did red zone drills on Monday.

Ravens S James Ihedigbo returned to practice after missing time with a neck injury.

The backup receivers for the Bengals are getting a chance to show their stuff.

Browns G Jason Pinkston is still regaining his footing after missing months following a blood clot in his lung.

WR Markus Wheaton’s speed is opening eyes with the Steelers.

The Texans are drawing big crowds to their training camp practices.

Said Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky of S LaRon Landry, “A great human specimen. He’s got muscles all over the place.”

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said that rookie WR Ace Sanders hasn’t had a bad day of camp yet.

Rookie WR Justin Hunter has been a frequent target of barbs from Titans coaches and players in camp.

WR Andre Caldwell got extra work at Broncos practice Monday and made the most of it.

Chiefs WR Junior Hemingway sprained his thumb.

The Raiders’ young running backs are eager for the chance to show their worth.

Said Chargers T Max Starks of being behind King Dunlap in the battle for a starting job, “I don’t let kids win at 21, the basketball game. If we’re playing Candyland or Chutes and Ladders, I’d still want to win. I don’t lose at boardgames. That’s how competitive I am.”

Cowboys WR Jared Green is trying to use the advice of his father, NFL Hall of Famer Darrell, to help him make the team.

People around the Giants like what they’ve seen from rooke DE Damontre Moore.

The Eagles are giving Lane Johnson time at both tackle spots.

The Redskins got a visit from former RB John Riggins at practice.

Special teams work has come easily to the Bears’ top two draft picks.

Lions G Rob Sims is hoping for a repeat of his performance from last season.

Looking at the Packers tackles in the wake of Bryan Bulaga’s injury.

The Vikings are working to find ways to keep DE Everson Griffen on the field.

The Falcons are the latest team to use GPS athlete tracking technology.

WR Brandon LaFell knows that he needs to step up for the Panthers this season.

If the Saints had a kicking competition, it ended with Garrett Hartley as the only kicker on the roster after the team waived Jose Maltos.

Special teams coach Dave Wannstedt brings some experience to a young Buccaneers staff.

The Cardinals have been happy with the contributions of their rookie running backs.

S Matt Daniels joined the Rams at practice for the first time since injuring his knee last October.

Said 49ers S Donte Whitner of rookie S Eric Reid, “It’s going to take a little experience. He’s going to have to take some lumps. He’s going to have to give up some passes and understand where he’s supposed to be. But, hopefully, he comes along really, really fast. But right now, he’s working with the 1s right now. He’s not making a lot of mistakes. He’s making plays on the football, so we just need to see him in live action.”

Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond is finally healthy and hopes to remain that way.