Monday morning one-liners


Bills RB Fred Jackson said he expects to play Thursday despite tweaking his knee on Sunday.

WR Kenbrell Thompkins has stepped up for the Patriots offense.

Dolphins WR Mike Wallace will play in his hometown in front of his older brother on Monday night.

Defending short fields after turnovers didn’t work out well for the Jets defense.

Eight penalties piled on top of turnovers were too much for the Ravens to overcome in Buffalo.

Bengals QB Andy Dalton lamented not doing enough to help the team win on Sunday.

A Browns win was one half of a very good sports day in Cleveland.

The Steelers lost again, but RB Le’Veon Bell had a strong debut.

Randy Harvey of the Houston Chronicle thinks it might be panic time for the Texans.

Colts LB Robert Mathis is at 99 sacks for his career after Sunday’s win.

Said Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew after the Jags fell to 0-4, “Obviously, yelling and screaming isn’t going to help. We have to all look in the mirror and see what we have to do better and then go out and execute. That’s on everybody.”

CB Alterraun Verner was in the right place at the right time quite often in the Titans’ victory.

Trindon Holliday returned another kick for a touchdown and the Broncos won their 15th straight regular season game with him in the lineup.

The Chiefs continue to win without much in the way of a vertical passing game.

A strong start couldn’t carry the Raiders to a victory in Week Four.

The Chargers couldn’t have won on Sunday without a big performance from RB Danny Woodhead.

There’s plenty of blame to go around after the Cowboys loss in San Diego.

Special teams were added to the list of Giants woes on Sunday.

Imitating Peyton Manning didn’t work out too well for Eagles DL Fletcher Cox.

Using a no-huddle offense worked well for the Redskins.

The Bears struggled on special teams against the Lions.

S Glover Quin is having a positive impact on the Lions defense.

What do the Packers need to do in order to make the playoffs?

The Vikings got 216 combined receiving yards from Greg Jennings and Jerome Simpson.

Falcons coach Mike Smith says the team has earned its 1-3 record.

A heckler helped Panthers T Byron Bell find his game in Week Three.

The Saints should find out a lot about themselves in the next few weeks.

Said Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, “We didn’t run the ball effectively all day. They did a good job of shutting down the run on us. But I still think we had our opportunities and we just didn’t do very well.”

The Cardinals think staying in Florida last week helped them pull out a win in Tampa.

Rams coach Jeff Fisher has experienced a rough couple of weeks.

The 49ers will get the Texans coming off a major collapse.

Seahawks DE Michael Bennett offered some inspiration to his teammates after he was injured on Sunday.