Monday morning one-liners

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Jerry Sullivan of the Buffalo News writes that Saturday’s game was an unpleasant reality check for the Bills.

The Dolphins offense needs to be more efficient in the red zone.

A look at some of the major roster decisions the Patriots will have to make.

Matt Simms is making a push for the Jets’ third quarterback job.

RB Delone Carter is trying to make an impact on the Ravens in a hurry.

Injuries make it hard to assess all the Bengals roster at the moment.

The Browns are planning to play their starters in Thursday’s preseason finale.

S Troy Polamalu’s play in the preseason has been encouraging to the Steelers.

The Texans rode RB Ben Tate to a strong effort on the ground on Sunday.

Two sacks against the Browns bolstered LB Caesar Rayford’s bid for a spot on the Colts roster.

Said Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew, “I never played in the preseason for the last four years. This is more work than I’ve ever gotten. But it’s exciting to be out there with the guys. We want to continue to build our chemistry.”

Will the Titans play it safe or take a risk at cornerback?

Quentin Jammer didn’t play any safety for the Broncos on Saturday.

Chiefs QB Chase Daniel walks us through the mind of a quarterback.

Getting on the field for a preseason game relieved some stress for Raiders CB D.J. Hayden.

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews is unhappy with himself after fumbling.

Owner Jerry Jones thinks the Cowboys have their best offensive line in several years.

A Giants offensive line in flux didn’t have a strong night against the Jets.

Stopping the run continues to be a problem for the Eagles.

Redskins rookie RB Chris Thompson’s fumbling is hurting his chances of making the team.

Blitzing paid off for the Bears against the Raiders.

S Tyrell Johnson appears to have won a job in the Lions secondary.

Wide receivers Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson returned to practice for the Packers.

Vikings CB Josh Robinson struggled on Sunday night.

T Lamar Holmes continues to learn on the job for the Falcons.

WR Domenik Hixon’s hamstring has improved enough for him to make his Panthers preseason debut on Thursday.

The Saints’ rookie class looks like it will be a good one.

Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano wasn’t happy with the offense against the Dolphins, but is confident it will be better.

The running game was about the only thing Cardinals coach Bruce Arians liked in the third preseason game.

Chris Williams offers the Rams versatility on the offensive line.

49ers WR Quinton Patton had a strong game in his first preseason action.

Trying to make sense of the Seahawks penalties.