Thursday morning one-liners

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The Bills found their man to run their analytics department, a former Xerox analyst and MIT graduate.

Dolphins DE Cameron Wake is ready to get back to the form he showed earlier this season.

New Patriots DT Isaac Sopoaga is living large after his trade from the Eagles.

Jets TE Jeff Cumberland will miss Sunday’s game with the Saints because of a concussion.

Releasing veteran DE Marcus Spears will push Ravens rookie Brandon Williams into a larger role.

The Bengals are being worn thin by injuries this season.

New Browns WR Armanti Edwards wants to be known as something other than “the guy who beat Michigan when he was the QB at Appalachian State.”

Steelers WR Antonio Brown is down about some crucial drops in Sunday’s loss to the Raiders.

Texans DE J.J. Watt said he’s going to wait until this season’s over before he reflects on how it went horribly wrong.

New Colts TE Weslye Saunders knows he has no more chances after being twice suspended for violating the league’s PED policy.

Jaguars P Bryan Anger is fighting through a mild slump.

Titans WR Damian Williams is ready to take over return duties.

The Broncos deserve some degree of credit on defense, for keeping things together in the absence of LB Von Miller.

The Chiefs promoted G Rokevious Watkins from the practice squad, giving them 10 offensive linemen.

Raiders LB Miles Burris returned to practice Wednesday, his first work since knee surgery in January.

The Chargers’s new formula looks familiar to an old formula that worked pretty well.

Most of the defensive stats aren’t pretty, but the Cowboys are latching onto the ones they’re good in (which pretty much consists of turnover margin and takeaways).

After waiting all year for it to arrive, the Giants have finally found their pass rush again.

The Eagles’ scatter-gun approach to free agency hasn’t paid off quite yet.

Former Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth said of his critic Chris Cooley “He sounds as stupid as he looks.”

Bears CB Charles Tillman said the problem with their defense isn’t scheme or age, but players trying to do too much.

Instead of bringing in a big-name singer for a halftime show, the Lions are using a “community focused approach” for their Thanksgiving game (and while cheap, it will still be better than Nickelback).

Packers DE Mike Daniels wants to keep building on his early pass-rush success.

The Vikings can’t keep a healthy secondary on the field.

Falcons QB Matt Ryan is glad TE Tony Gonzalez is staying.

After perhaps the best three-game stretch of his career, Panthers QB Cam Newton says he can do more.

For Saints QB Drew Brees, similar stats don’t represent the difference between this year and last.

Buccaneers LT Donald Penn will start his 100th straight game Sunday at Seattle (quite the anniversary present).

Cardinals LB Karlos Dansby doesn’t think he’s getting enough credit for his assists.

Injured Rams QB Sam Bradford talked about the emotions of watching his team play without him.

For 49ers CB Nnamdi Asomugha, there is good news (it’s just not football-related).

The Seahawks are looking for a committee of WRs to pick up the pace after Sidney Rice was lost for the season.