Monday morning one-liners

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Bills QB E.J. Manuel struggled with the speed of the game in his return from a knee injury.

Putting the focus back on football will be the goal for the Dolphins on Monday night.

Volleyball helped Patriots DT Isaac Sopoaga on the road to a football career.

Forecasting the rest of the Jets’ schedule.

Tyrod Taylor went from backup quarterback to runner for the Ravens.

Penalties were a major problem for the Bengals in Sunday’s loss.

Browns special teams coach Chris Tabor is motivated by memories of his father.

The Steelers found their running game on Sunday afternoon.

DE J.J. Watt had two forced fumbles and a sack in Sunday’s Texans loss.

Said Colts QB Andrew Luck of playing again on Thursday, “You want to get back out there and get that taste out of your mouth. We need to get back on the field and right our wrongs. Absolve our sins, if you will.”

The Jaguars defense was responsible for the team’s final nine points in their first victory of the season.

Said Titans DE Derrick Morgan, “We had a chance to make a move. You look up at the scoreboard and you can’t help but see that Indianapolis is losing and we’ve got this opportunity, and we don’t do anything with it. It’s embarrassing.”

Broncos TE Julius Thomas didn’t wait long to make it clear his ankle wouldn’t be a problem on Sunday.

K Ryan Succop’s consistency has helped the Chiefs remain undefeated.

Failing to get a touchdown on first-and-goal from the one came back to haunt the Raiders.

Said Chargers LB Manti Te’o, “We know we’re getting better. We wish the results could be different. We’ve got to work and make sure that as we’re improving as a team it’s reflected in the score.”

There weren’t any interceptions, but it was still one of the worst games of Cowboys QB Tony Romo’s career.

Giants RB Andre Brown looked strong in his return from a broken leg.

RB LeSean McCoy’s big day was a big reason why the Eagles outlasted the Packers.

The Redskins haven’t gotten much help from their punt returners this season.

There were chances for the Bears to win Sunday’s game, but they couldn’t take advantage of them.

Calvin Johnson has moved ahead of Herman Moore for most touchdown catches in Lions history.

Injuries just keep on coming for the Packers.

Tom Powers of the Pioneer Press writes that the Vikings can’t win or lose the right way.

LB Paul Worrilow keeps racking up tackles in Falcons losses.

Said Panthers S Mike Mitchell, “We finally played somebody. We won a tough game on the road. It was a real big win for our team, boosting our confidence and solidifying for ourselves that we are for real.”

Saints WR Marques Colston had his best game of the season in his return from a knee injury.

The Buccaneers enter Monday night’s game as the league’s only winless team.

Cardinals TE Rob Housler finally scored the first touchdown of his NFL career.

A risky decision to field a punt turned out well for Rams PR Tavon Austin.

The 49ers couldn’t put together a passing game in Week 10.

The Seahawks didn’t miss WR Sidney Rice against the Falcons.