Monday morning one-liners


Claiming CB Brandon Burton off waivers left the Bills with two open roster spots.

TE Dion Sims has become an important player for the Dolphins.

The Patriots claimed four players off waivers and were beaten out in claims for two others.

Five rookies could start for the Jets in Week One.

Ravens LB Elvis Dumervil is excited about facing his former Broncos teammates.

University of Georgia products continue to fill the Bengals roster.

Five former Browns draft picks were cut loose before the end of the weekend.

The average age of the Steelers roster has dropped to 29.3 over the last two years, but is still the third oldest in the league.

QB Matt Schaub is on the list of burning Texans questions for the season.

Said Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw, “I’m going to bring some dog to the offensive side of the ball. We have a lot of dogs on the defense. I want to be that guy on the offense.”

Said Jaguars G.M. David Caldwell, “The mindset we had going into this was knowing we could take advantage of this No. 2 waiver spot in the hope that we’re not here in the future.”

The Titans look more talented on paper, but will it translate to wins?

Broncos S Rahim Moore isn’t rankled by banners with Joe Flacco’s picture being up in Denver.

LB Josh Miller is one of the unlikelier players on the Chiefs roster.

Jerry McDonad of the Bay Area News Group writes that cutting QB Tyler Wilson is embarrassing for the Raiders, but that the fate of G.M. Reggie McKenzie will hinge on other things.

Defense was the order of the day on Sunday for the Chargers.

Cowboys T Tyron Smith says C Travis Frederick has picked things up faster than he did as a rookie.

With the Giants thin at safety, rookie Cooper Taylor will be expected to play a role on defense this season.

The Eagles continued to cut ties to the Andy Reid era during cutdown day.

The age of the Redskins roster has risen in the last couple of years.

Eben Britton has added center to his potential duties with the Bears.

A look at how the key Lions position battles were won.

Only Aaron Rodgers has been with the Packers longer than LB A.J. Hawk.

Vikings T Phil Loadholt is happy to fly under the radar.

The Falcons have five running backs on their roster right now.

Panthers LB Jon Beason is easing into his new role.

Why did Andy Tanner win the No. 5 receiver job with the Saints?

The Buccaneers expect RB Doug Martin to bust out this season.

Vertical passing has to be a strength for the Cardinals offense to succeed this season.

T Jake Long is feeling fresh and ready for the Rams opener.

Five former 49ers were claimed off waivers on Sunday.

Seahawks K Steve Hauschka focused on increasing the distance of his kicks this offseason.