Wednesday morning one-liners

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The Bills have a short work week, so WR Stevie Johnson may skip his massage.

Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle is taking some criticism — including from himself — over Monday night’s loss to the Saints.

With CB Aqib Talib in a contract year, the Patriots will have an interesting decision to make.

The Jets have drafted for defense recently, the results of which are showing up on their offense.

The Ravens thought they could exploit an injury-riddled Bills secondary, but they were wrong.

Patriots QB Tom Brady has a passer rating of 114.0 in four career games against the Bengals.

The Browns and Bills, who play each other on Thursday night, rarely play in prime time.

Said Steelers S Ryan Clark, “I know when a guy gets blocked he’s not trying to get blocked. Or when a guy misses a tackle, he’s attempting to make that tackle. The effort is there. We just aren’t executing.”

Don Banks of Sports Illustrated examines the possibility of the Texans moving on from QB Matt Schaub.

How much longer can the Colts keep bouncing back from all their injuries?

The Jaguars will honor former QB Mark Brunell during the December 15 game against the Bills.

The Titans feel good about having Ryan Fitzpatrick as their backup quarterback.

The Broncos have a clear path toward an 8-0 record at their bye week.

Chiefs coach Andy Reid says Sunday’s 31-7 win over the Giants was closer than the final score would suggest.

The Raiders are unsure who will be healthy in their offensive backfield this week.

Chargers OLB Dwight Freeney will lose $375,000 in roster bonuses because he will miss three-quarters of the season.

Jerry Jones and Stephen Jones want to see WR Dez Bryant get the ball even when he’s double covered.

Giants S Antrel Rolle says no one should blame Tom Coughlin for their 0-4 start: “Coach Coughlin has nothing at all to do with what we’ve been displaying out there on Sundays. . . . Coach Coughlin can only do what he has been doing thus far. It’s up to us to go out there and actually do it. People are going to point figures. It’s not our head coach. We go out there and play the game, not the coach.”

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson is still confident in the offense.

Said Washington DE Jarvis Jenkins of returning from a four-game suspension, “It kind of felt like I had something to do with us losing. Obviously I made a dumb mistake that hurt our team.”

Bears RB Matt Forte talked about opening up the offense in an appearance on NFL Network.

The Lions’ defense will need to play well against Packers QB Aaron Rodgers if they want to snap their losing streak in Green Bay.

Randall Cobb could become the first Packers receiver since Robert Brooks to catch 100 passes in a season.

Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson is so aggressive returning kicks that coach Leslie Frazier thinks he might get a 109-yard kickoff return.

At 1-3, the Falcons say it’s too early in the season to jump ship.

The Panthers hope their next meeting with Cardinals CB/PR/WR Patrick Peterson goes better than their 2011 meeting.

Saints coach Sean Payton is pleased with the team’s turnover ratio of plus-10.

Players on the Buccaneers’ defensive line apologized for going after the Cardinals’ victory formation, according to Cardinals K Jay Feely.

The Cardinals’ run defense is a reason to be optimistic about the rest of the season.

Rams DE Gerald Rivers is feeling positive about his NFL debut.

San Francisco LT Joe Staley says his ankle is perfect despite a scare on Thursday night.

Seahawks K Steven Hauschka is 8 of 8 on field goals this season.