Thursday morning one-liners


The Bills aren’t getting any healthier in the secondary.

The Dolphins, on the other hand, are getting some CBs back.

The Patriots claimed DT Chris Jones off waivers from the Buccaneers.

The Jets are trusting former seventh-rounder Antonio Allen as a starter now.

Ravens DT Arthur Jones returned to practice after being cleared from a viral infection.

Bengals LT Andrew Whitworth had a second procedure done on his knee after a setback in training camp.

Browns OLB Paul Kruger is looking forward to facing his old team, the Ravens.

Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones is looking to move into the starting lineup, and stay there.

The Texans still aren’t ready to make the call on S Ed Reed.

Getting WR T.Y. Hilton more involved should be a priority for the Colts.

Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis appears likely to miss another game.

Titans LB Zach Brown and DT Jurrell Casey are giving opposing coordinators things to game-plan against.

The Broncos aren’t new to this whole brother thing.

Despite having some of the best barbecue in the land, and perhaps the best spot in the league for tailgating, the Chiefs have signed a new marketing deal with a mass-produced hamburger franchise.

Raiders LT Menelik Watson still isn’t ready to get back to practice.

Now healthy, Chargers WR Eddie Royal is ready to make an impact.

Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer says he expects to play this week.

Giants C David Baas hopes to return to the field this week as well.

Eagles OLB Trent Cole said he feels “dominant” with his new position.

Redskins RB Alfred Morris is glad to have Week One behind him.

Bears CB Charles Tillman was limited in practice, but expects to play this week.

Lions RB Mikel Leshoure is trying to be “professional” about his new role on the bench.

The Packers are still looking at their options if S Morgan Burnett can’t play.

Vikings DT Kevin Williams said he “feels great,” after returning to practice.

The Falcons know the odds are against them if they start 0-2.

Panthers DE Frank Alexander was fined $15,750 for throwing a punch last week against the Seahawks.

Saints S Kenny Vaccaro also made a donation to The Human Fund for his hit on Falcons QB Matt Ryan.

Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano denied that he rigged the voting for team captain.

The Cardinals are taking the unprecedented step of focusing their defensive efforts on Lions WR Calvin Johnson.

Rams RB Isaiah Pead was back to practice after missing the opener.

Neither 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh nor Seahawks boss Pete Carroll added any fuel to the fire.

The Seahawks hope to be healthier when they play the 49ers.