Wednesday morning one-liners


Bills LB Kiko Alonso is being compared to Chuck Norris.

The Dolphins are disappointed that the Super Bowl won’t be in South Florida any time soon.

The Patriots’ offense has had problems in the first five weeks that go beyond the absence of TE Rob Gronkowski.

Jets coach Rex Ryan is much more popular in New York than he was six weeks ago.

Ravens WR Torrey Smith is putting up big numbers even though opposing defenses make stopping him their top priority.

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer had one of the best games of his career on Sunday.

Former Browns QB Bernie Kosar refused to take a breath test when he was pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving, which has led to increased attention on the laws in Ohio regarding refusal to take a breath test.

Said Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger of RB Le’Veon Bell, “I’m not going to say he was Adrian Peterson. But he showed me some glimpses of the things I see Adrian Peterson do. But I don’t want him to hear me giving him all this praise.”

The Texans’ defense is playing well, but there’s only so much the defense can do when the quarterback keeps giving touchdowns to the other team.

Colts owner Jim Irsay is heartbroken by the injury suffered by RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

The Jaguars’ trainer said his first job was to keep calm when OT Luke Joecekl went down with an ankle injury.

Titans WR Kenny Britt had three good passes thrown his way on Sunday and failed to catch them all.

It’s no surprise that Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno plays a lot better now that he’s playing against defenses who have to face the threat of Peyton Manning.

Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers is showing off his versatility.

Al Davis never would have allowed the Raiders to play a “home” game in London.

The Chargers may be blacked out on Monday night.

The Cowboys’ defense is preparing to face a less impressive Robert Griffin III than Dallas saw when playing Washington last year.

Washington hopes its offense can capitalize on a Dallas defense that is struggling to adjust to new coordinator Monte Kiffin.

Giants owner John Mara voted against the resolution that would compel teams to appear on Hard Knocks.

The Eagles say nothing will change on offense if Nick Foles starts in place of Michael Vick.

The Bears could be headed to London to play the Falcons next season.

The Lions abandoned their running game too early on Sunday, especially considering that WR Calvin Johnson was out.

Here’s a look at how the Packers grade their players in film study.

Local taxpayers are helping to finance a new stadium in Minnesota, and the NFL may reward them with a Super Bowl.

If the Falcons need to add a receiver, they may consider Courtney Roby, Lavelle Hawkins and Mohamed Massaquoi.

Here’s a look at the “Legend of Armanti Edwards.”

Saints RB Pierre Thomas played an integral role in beating the Bears.

The Buccaneers want a Super Bowl in Tampa, but that won’t happen any time soon.

Cardinals P Dave Zastudil and special teams coverage ace Justin Bethel have a great relationship.

Rams coach Jeff Fisher is pleased with the work of S Rodney McLeod.

The 49ers are getting big results from their backups on defense.

The Seahawks had at least three receivers on the field on almost every play against the Colts, with WRs Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin and Sidney Rice all playing more than 80 percent of the offensive snaps.