Thursday morning one-liners


As good as the Bills are in short-yardage situations, they’re still struggling in the red zone.

Dolphins DE Cameron Wake praised coach Joe Philbin and the culture he’s created in the locker room.

Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia admits his group needs to play better.

The parents of Jets WR Greg Salas were caught near last week’s LAX shooting, causing plenty of anxious moments.

The Ravens were without a pair of defensive starters in practice Wednesday, CB Jimmy Smith and LB Daryl Smith.

At least injury shuffled lineups are nothing new for Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer.

The Browns are showing a marked improvement over the same point last year.

Bad run defense has been the root of all evil for the Steelers this season.

Texans interim coach Wade Phillips joked that the primary perks of the job were a better parking spot and getting to spend more time with the media.

The Colts, like 31 other teams, say there’s no hazing in their locker room.

You’ll have to pardon Jaguars fans, they started dreaming of a quarterback draft months ago.

The Titans have been impressed with the consistency of WR Kendall Wright.

The Broncos are getting healthier, although CB Champ Bailey’s still out.

Chiefs running backs coach Eric Bieniemy has a pretty strong resume of backs he’s worked with.

Raiders CB D.J. Hayden isn’t the kind to get worked up about giving up a few touchdown passes.

Chargers LB Donald Butler was back on the practice field, and they hope that continues to be the case beyond this season.

The Cowboys know their secondary better be ready Sunday against the Saints.

Giants S Antrel Rolle showed good backpedal while apologizing for suggesting Jonathan Martin was somehow at fault for being bullied.

Eagles rookie RT Lane Johnson is progressing well.

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said of Richie Incognito: “He’s a good guy, for the most part.”

Bears LB Khaseem Greene has played well in relief of Lance Briggs.

Lions coach Jim Schwartz defended the play of his defensive line.

The Packers WRs have some adjustments to make this week with Seneca Wallace at the helm.

All the losses and pressure haven’t made Vikings coach Leslie Frazier any less calm.

Falcons QB Matt Ryan deserves his share of the blame for the team’s struggles.

Yet again this season, Panthers coach Ron Rivera is coaching against a former teammate.

The Saints are trying to come up with a new plan in hopes of slowing down Cowboys WR Dez Bryant.

Buccaneers rookie QB Mike Glennon set a franchise record with his 123.1 passer rating last week.

A week off was just what Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald needed.

Rams RB Zac Stacy sat out Wednesday’s practice with a foot injury.

For 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, there’s a bond with Panthers QB Cam Newton.

According to offensive line coach Tom Cable, the Seahawks are “developing some really cool depth” because of all their injuries.