Thursday morning one-liners


The Bills are still tinkering with offensive line combinations.

The Dolphins have a good competition between CBs Richard Marshall and Dmitri Patterson.

Patriots KR Leon Washington can still turn heads in the return game.

Injury prone Jets RB Chris Ivory does not like to be labeled injury prone.

Ravens rookie TE Matt Fusrtsenburg has a chance to shine with all the injuries at his position.

The Bengals waived-injured DT Larry Black, who will revert to IR.

The Browns will honor Hall of Fame RB Jim Brown at their Oct. 3 game against the Bills.

Steelers rookie S Shamarko Thomas continues to have an impressive camp.

Texans RB Ben Tate is back at practice, and expected to start the preseason opener Friday.

The Colts are expected to add S Ashante Williams once he passes his physical.

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley’s still a star in Fargo (Let’s just hope he doesn’t replace Jack Del Rio’s ax with a wood chipper).

Oddly enough, the Titans have won 11 straight home preseason games (the odd part being that someone counted).

Broncos coach John Fox is stressing positional flexibility.

Chiefs C Rodney Hudson hopes a return to New Orleans creates a better memory this time.

Raiders WR Jacoby Ford had to leave practice with an undisclosed injury.

Injuries have a habit of clumping at one position, and for the Chargers, it’s at LB

Cowboys DT Jay Ratliff isn’t expected to practice in Oxnard, but could still make the regular season opener.

Giants coach Tom Coughlin isn’t necessarily a fan of joint practices with another team.

Eagles QB G.J. Kinne is grateful for his chance, even though he rarely gets a chance to throw passes in practice.

Redskins TE Niles Paul was busted by hotel security for a prank after a teammate snitched.

The Bears starters won’t see much time in the preseason opener.

Knock on wood, the Lions have had a healthier camp than their division rivals.

Packers WRs Jeremy Ross and Jarrett Boykin have a chance to shine with so many teammates sidelined.

Vikings DE Jared Allen won’t play Friday, and LB Desmond Bishop and rookie CB Xavier Rhodes probably won’t either.

The Falcons missed out on most of the veteran OT market.

Panthers DE Charles Johnson tries to keep a low profile.

With Saints WR Joe Morgan out for the year, newcomer Steve Breaston will get a chance at a significant role.

Bucs coaches think rookie QB Mike Glennon has a “solid grasp” on the playbook already.

Cardinals RB Rashard Mendenhall says he keeps “personal stuff more personal” after his widely criticized Twitter screeds.

The spotlight will be on a group of young RBs when the Rams open the preseason.

The 49ers will put QB Colin Kaepernick out for a series or two against Denver tonight.

The Seahawks will begin sorting their backup QB options tonight.