Wednesday morning one-liners

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The Bills donated $200,000 to install a turf field for youth sports in the area.

Said Dolphins coach Joe Philbin after top pick Dion Jordan returned to practice, “He looked good. I’ve got to watch the tape a little closer but he moved well and worked on some of the basic fundamentals and techniques and we’ll see how it looked on tape.”

Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater was honored for his community service.

Should the Jets give Greg McElroy a shot to be the starting quarterback?

Ravens OLBs Courtney Upshaw and Elvis Dumervil are working in tandem on the strong side, with Upshaw playing on running downs and Dumervil on passing downs.

The Bengals hoped rookie LB Sean Porter could back up James Harrison and contribute on special teams, but instead he’ll spend the season on injured reserve.

Browns RB Trent Richardson is developing a rhythm with the offensive line.

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says TE Heath Miller is “doing great” in his recovery from a torn ACL.

Texans LB Brian Cushing says the final goal is the Super Bowl, but there are a lot of intermediate goals along the way.

The Colts feel fortunate that they’re healthy late in the preseason.

Of the 75 players on the Jaguars’ roster, 36 of them are in their first year with the team.

Titans offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains wants WR Marc Mariani to make the 53-man roster.

Broncos RB Montee Ball is motivated by the knowledge that one mistake could get him benched.

Chiefs QB Alex Smith likes the chemistry in the locker room.

Raiders LT Menelik Watson is getting what offensive coordinator Greg Olson called a “baptism by fire.”

Here’s the scouting report for San Diego’s preseason finale.

Former Cowboys DB Darren Woodson says he has always known that Tony Romo is special.

Giants P Steve Weatherford would like you to see his abs.

Eagles coach Chip Kelly has final say on the 53-man roster.

Two Washington starters haven’t played in the preseason: Robert Griffin III and Brandon Meriweather.

The Bears’ roster looks deeper than it has been in recent years.

Former Lions K Jason Hanson will join the team’s Ring of Honor at a ceremony during the team’s Week 1 game against the Vikings.

Packers S Chris Banjo is playing in memory of his mom.

Vikings DT Chase Baker may get playing time as Minnesota finds itself thin at the position.

Even before the 2013 season, the Falcons have already announced that they’ll raise ticket prices for 2014.

The Panthers are talking to DE Greg Hardy about a long-term deal.

Said Saints coach Sean Payton of losing OLB Will Smith for the season, “It’s disappointing, and I know he’s frustrated because he’s put a lot of work in this offseason to, No. 1, get his weight where he wants it and the position change and he was handling all of that well. It’s frustrating, and I’m disappointed for him.”

Former Tampa Bay coach Tony Dungy says having great cornerbacks is nice, but the Bucs need to be able to rush the passer.

Peyton Manning shares some memories of Cardinals coach Bruce Arians.

Rams K Rams Greg Zuerlein hit a 58-yard field goal in Denver that coach Jeff Fisher said would have been good from “another 10, 12 yards, I think.”

Eric Reid will be a Week 1 starter at safety for the 49ers.

Seahawks DE Cliff Avril’s status for the opener remains unclear.