Sunday morning one-liners

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The Bills are likely happy to have QB Jeff Tuel on the roster with the news of E.J. Manuel’s injury.

Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald writes that no good news for the Dolphins on Saturday night outweighs the apparent loss of TE Dustin Keller to a knee injury.

TE Zach Sudfield has continued to make a strong case for a Patriots roster spot.

Jets WR Braylon Edwards didn’t play early in the game, but he made three catches once he got on the field.

The competition for wide receiver spots with the Ravens remains heated.

On Saturday night, John Skelton got the first crack in the Bengals’ backup quarterback battle.

Injuries have given Browns RB Brandon Jackson a golden opportunity.

Is it a make-or-break year for Steelers DE Ziggy Hood?

Texans LB Brian Cushing looked no worse for the wear in his first game since tearing his ACL last year.

Protecting QB Andrew Luck is a top priority for the Colts offense.

RB Maurice Jones-Drew felt great after his first game action for the Jaguars in many months.

Titans K Rob Bironas struggled on Saturday night.

Said Broncos coach John Fox of a shaky performance on Saturday, “It’s all a big whoop because you’re there to compete. There were some positives, some multi-play drives that ate up clock and yardage. Unfortunately we didn’t get the results as far as scores.”

Chiefs coach Andy Reid said the blame for seven allowed sacks against the 49ers goes beyond the offensive line.

Both the offensive and defensive lines concern Raiders coach Dennis Allen.

With shortages of depth all over the roster, the Chargers will be looking for outside help as the preseason winds down.

Alex Tanney did his best to convince the Cowboys to keep three quarterbacks.

LB Kyle Bosworth wants to make the Giants on the back of his special teams work.

Count Jarrett Bell of USA Today among those who believe Michael Vick has already won the Eagles quarterback job.

Checking in with the battle for safety spots with the Redskins.

A review of the performance by the Bears offensive line in the second preseason game.

The Lions say TE Tony Scheffler is still in their plans despite playing three snaps against the Browns.

QB B.J. Coleman did his best to make his case for the Packers’ backup job.

Said Vikings LB Desmond Bishop of his return to game action, “I was a little rusty. I think my adrenaline kind of got the best of me on the first couple plays. That first drive, that first time I got in there on a long drive, it was kind of hectic. But it was fun.”

Trying something new is nothing new for Falcons DE Osi Umenyiora.

The Panthers have kept the spicier parts of their offense under wraps.

Saints QB Seneca Wallace’s first action of the preseason didn’t go quite as he desired.

Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano was happy with how physical his team was on Friday.

WR Kerry Taylor’s bid to make the Cardinals was helped on Saturday.

Rams RB Isaiah Pead didn’t do much with an extended helping of practice time.

RB Jewel Hampton hopes to put injuries behind him to make the 49ers.

WR Jermaine Kearse is showing a knack for big plays for the Seahawks.