Sunday morning one-liners

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Said Bills rookie QB E.J. Manuel of Jets rookie QB Geno Smith, “I’m not really focused on facing Geno. He’s not on defense, so we’re just looking forward to the next game and trying to get another win.”

CB Brent Grimes feels he’s adapted well to life with the Dolphins.

Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard said he’s able to keep his focus on football through his legal issues.

LB DeMario Davis thinks the Jets have a must win game on Sunday.

WR Torrey Smith’s work ethic has impressed his Ravens teammates.

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has been watching a lot of tape of Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.

The Browns will try to put a busy week behind them and focus on football against the Vikings.

Steelers LB Jarvis Jones will be one of the special teamers charged with stopping Devin Hester on Sunday night.

A call for more consistency from the Texans.

Colts DL Ricky Jean Francois wants to get a hit in on former teammate Colin Kaepernick this Sunday.

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley has a lot of admirers in Seattle.

The Titans arrived in Nashville 15 years ago, the same time as the hockey Predators.

Broncos PR Trindon Holliday’s speed has made him stand out for a long time.

The Chiefs signed FB Toben Opurum to the practice squad.

Jon Gruden thinks the Raiders have succeeded at creating chaos offensively.

Casting a critical eye at the Chargers defense.

Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray wouldn’t mind a repeat of his last meeting with the Rams.

Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post thinks the Giants owe coach Tom Coughlin a victory a week after Coughlin’s brother died.

Growing pains have been evident for Eagles rookie T Lane Johnson.

The Redskins hope extra tackling work at practice pays off on Sunday.

Three keys for the Bears against the Steelers.

The Lions are looking for their first win ever in Washington.

Good depth has made for tough calls on the defensive line for the Packers.

Vikings T Matt Kalil hopes playing at home goes better than road trips the first two weeks.

With Steven Jackson out, the Falcons will look for help from RB Jason Snelling.

The first two weeks were short on good times for Panthers coach Ron Rivera.

QB Drew Brees wants to see more from the Saints offense this week.

Rookie DT Akeem Spence is trying to do anything he can to please the Buccaneers coaches.

Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic writes that the Cardinals can’t get spooked by their trip to New Orleans.

Facing Dallas should provide the Rams’ pass defense with a good test.

The 49ers are waiting for their running game to get going.

Said Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, “It isn’t about who we’re playing, it’s about how we prepare. We want to be our very best every time out, and that’s why we talk about championship games; this game could be the one that makes the difference.”