Monday morning one-liners

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Said Bills QB Jeff Tuel, “If you go into anything thinking you have no shot, you’re dooming yourself from the beginning. I just take it one rep at a time, and make the best plays I can: the best reads, the best throws, all that. Just continue to get better and see where it takes me.”

The acquisition of CB Brent Grimes has worked out for the Dolphins thus far.

Checking in on the biggest position battles with the Patriots.

Jets LB Calvin Pace expects some spirited criticism from the team’s defensive coaches after Saturday’s performance.

Josh Bynes is holding onto a starting linebacker spot with the Ravens.

Running down the Bengals roster as we draw closer to cutdown day.

Browns WR David Nelson returned to practice after a bone bruise in his knee.

The Steelers are working through their options to fill out special teams units.

Young Texans linebackers are getting extra opportunities because of Whitney Mercilus’ hamstring injury.

Colts LB Bjoern Werner came up just short of a sack in his preseason debut.

Too many penalties and too little pass rush are concerns for the Jaguars defense.

David Climer of the Tennessean is wondering if these are the same old Titans.

Broncos QB Brock Osweiler appears to have issues with the speed of defenses.

Said Chiefs RB Knile Davis of returning kickoffs, “It’s a new aspect to my game. I have a lot of fun doing it. It’s something extra that I can make a play with.”

The Raiders hope a move to cornerback leads to more production from Taiwan Jones.

USA Today has a list of five useless facts about the Chargers, including two offensive linemen with biblically inspired names.

Cowboys RB Lance Dunbar got praise from owner Jerry Jones despite fumbling at the end of a long run against the Cardinals.

A blunder by Giants CB Aaron Ross turned into a touchdown for the Colts on Sunday night.

So far, giving wide receivers route options has worked out for the Eagles.

Redskins RB Chris Thompson has gotten a second chance after it looked like his career was over.

The Bears’ schedule makes getting off to a slow start a dangerous proposition.

Lions coach Jim Schwartz thinks DE Ziggy Ansah is going to keep on improving throughout the season.

Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel thinks Packers RB Johnathan Franklin has failed to show enough skill to earn a role on offense.

Vikings WR Jarius Wright is going through the league’s concussion protocol.

LB Stephen Nicholas will miss the Falcons’ next preseason game with a leg injury.

DE Mario Addison is trying to earn time at a crowded position for the Panthers.

Breaking down a strong defensive performance by the Saints.

Mike James, Brian Leonard and Peyton Hillis have been solid additions to the Buccaneers backfield.

A look at the meaningful plays from Cardinals RB Rashard Mendenhall’s preseason debut.

The Rams didn’t find much to like in their performance in their preseason loss to the Packers.

QB B.J. Daniels is going to see more reps with the 49ers.

Penalties appear to remain an issue for the Seahawks.