Friday morning one-liners


Jamie Blatnick is trying to earn a role as an edge rusher with the Bills.

The Dolphins waived RB Cameron Marshall and may look to sign an offensive lineman.

Patriots WR Aaron Dobson has had an erratic week of practices.

Jets QB Mark Sanchez responded gracefully to a nasty tweet.

The Ravens left their preseason opener relatively free from injury.

Said Bengals QB Andy Dalton of the offense’s performance against the Falcons, “I thought we moved the ball, we just kind of hurt ourselves with a couple penalties and third down situations. But overall for the day I thought everybody did a good job.”

Browns rookie LB Barkevious Mingo had two quarterback hits and drew a penalty on Thursday night.

It looks like the Steelers will be flipping Mike Adams to left tackle and Marcus Gilbert to right tackle.

The Texans will have their eyes out for special teams contributors in the first preseason game.

Do the Colts have the right backs for a power running game?

Friday night brings the Jaguars their first chance to see if they’ve improved their pass rush.

David Climer of the Tennessean thought Titans QB Jake Locker’s first preseason outing offered something to build on.

Broncos S Duke Ihenacho had a good night against the 49ers.

QB Tyler Bray looks like he’ll be sticking with the Chiefs.

The Raiders will be looking for a couple of receivers to separate from the pack in their first preseason outing.

Dwight Freeney gave the Chargers the pass rush he was signed to provide against the Seahawks.

Said Cowboys QB Tony Romo, “Being able to run the ball helps a lot. If we run the ball well, we’re going to keep calling the runs. We need to run the ball better this year just in general. To me, that’s an important aspect of what we’re trying to do and we need to do that.”

Giants QB David Carr isn’t worrying about holding onto his backup job.

Back surgery will keep Eagles T Dennis Kelly out for the preseason.

LB Brian Orakpo and TE Fred Davis made strong returns to the lineup for the Redskins.

Which questions will the Bears answer in their preseason debut?

Lions G Larry Warford has struggled in practice against Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley.

LB Clay Matthews is predicting a “definite” change in the Packers defense this year.

Jarius Wright is finding a spot for himself in the Vikings receiving corps.

As expected, the Falcons had DE Osi Umenyiora standing up in a two-point stance at points against the Bengals.

Panthers S Haruki Nakamura is trying to win his starting job back.

The daughter of former Saints RB Aaron Stecker will sing the national anthem before Friday’s game.

A 61-yard completion was the highlight of Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon’s first NFL game action.

The Cardinals don’t want to waste a minute of practice by stretching.

Mistakes were too prevalent for the Rams on Thursday night.

49ers LB Aldon Smith swapped jerseys with Broncos LB Von Miller after Thursday’s exhibition game.

Seahawks backups were more impressive than the starters against the Chargers.