Tuesday morning one-liners


Bills WR Stevie Johnson doesn’t want anyone using injuries as an excuse for the team’s losses.

The Dolphins have to reconfigure their offensive line once more.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick said he hasn’t lost confidence in WR Kenbrell Thompkins despite making Thompkins a healthy scratch on Sunday.

Said Jets G.M. John Idzik, “If you have a feeling of contentment or complacency, you’re at risk. We’re not going to have that feeling in this building.”

The pistol formation is the latest thing the Ravens are trying to get the running game going.

The Bengals signed LB Bruce Taylor to their practice squad.

P Spencer Lanning’s work helped propel the Browns to a win on Sunday.

WR Jerricho Cotchery’s play has been a bright spot amid the overall misery that has been the Steelers season.

Texans DE Antonio Smith has tangled with Richie Incognito in the past and isn’t surprised by the current allegations against the Dolphins guard.

The Colts’ report card for Week 10 took a sudden turn for the better.

Members of the Jaguars say they remain in WR Justin Blackmon’s corner.

The Titans say they aren’t taking a win over the Jaguars for granted.

Broncos CB Champ Bailey doesn’t think things will be much different with Jack Del Rio filling in for John Fox.

Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star thinks the Chiefs will play the no respect card heading into their Week 11 game with Denver.

The Raiders will try to turn the page quickly after Sunday’s loss to the Eagles.

Said Chargers S Eric Weddle of last Sunday’s loss, “We had a chance to finish it off. You expect to finish it off. It was there for us. That’s what is so hard to deal with.”

More discussion of the one-dimensional Cowboys offense from Week Nine.

Giants QB Eli Manning isn’t expecting to repeat Nick Foles’ performance against the Raiders.

An injury to Bradley Fletcher could leave the Eagles short on cornerbacks.

Former Redskins CB Darrell Green thinks the team needs to hold onto current CB DeAngelo Hall.

Bears DE Shea McClellin had the best night of his career on Monday against the Packers.

The Lions have been impressed by the toughness of T Riley Reiff.

Running backs Eddie Lacy and James Starks did their best to lead the Packers offense on Monday.

Vikings LB Chad Greenway thinks Thursday night games compromise player safety.

The Falcons mascot has apologized for joking about suicide.

Panthers G Nate Chandler was picking things up on the fly during the win over the Falcons.

The illnesses of John Fox and Gary Kubiak really hit home for Saints coach Sean Payton.

New starters have provided a jolt of energy to the Buccaneers.

Cardinals T Eric Winston has a familiar foe in front of him this week in the Texans.

TE Lance Kendricks could miss time for the Rams with an injured finger.

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh’s excitement about coaching youth football players isn’t just limited to commercials.

The Seahawks will have to wait before finding out whether C Max Unger or DE Red Bryant can play this week after suffering concussions.