Wednesday morning one-liners

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The Bills signed DL Ikponmwosa Igbinosun to the practice squad and released DE Adewale Ojomo from the practice squad. (And yes, I had to double-check the spelling of those names.)

Dolphins coach Joe Philbin knows Miami fans aren’t happy with what they’re seeing on the field or hearing off the field, but he’s trying to look on the bright side: “I’m happy fans are passionate. We have a loyal fan base. We all want the same thing. We want to have a team that is consistently competing for championships and represents the organization the right way on and off the field.”

Bill Belichick is 15-5 on Monday Night Football as the Patriots’ coach.

The Jets fan accused of punching a female Patriots fan in a viral video is due in court today.

One Baltimore columnist is telling former Ravens S Ed Reed that it’s time to hang up the cleats.

Former Bengal and convicted sex offender Nate Webster had his 12-year prison sentence reduced to 10 years by an appeals court.

Said Browns coach Rob Chudzinski of playing a close game with the Chiefs and then beating the Ravens, “Our guys have seen that we can play with anybody.”

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger says a balanced offense is the key to success.

Texans LB Brian Cushing says he’ll be recovered from his season-ending leg injury in January or February.

The Colts are adjusting their schedules for a short work week.

Jaguars LB Geno Hayes says the whole team stayed upbeat despite losing their first eight games: “Here at 0-8, guys were still working hard to get better. Nobody has given up. There was no bad body language. And the coach believed in us. There were no worries at all.”

Titans return man Devon Wylie explains his nickname, Wiggles: “It’s another adjective for being shifty, so they called me Wiggles a lot in college,” he said. “I’ve had a whole bunch of nicknames, but that one stuck. Being wiggly is what I have been described as.”

The Broncos insist that Peyton Manning’s ankle injury isn’t affecting how he plays.

Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe has lost the benefit of the doubt in Kansas City after his latest arrest.

Said Raiders coach Dennis Allen of getting a punt blocked against the Giants, “Yeah, we just had a miscommunication in protection. We had a guy, we started on him, then they kind of did a little twist and we came off of that guy, so there was just a little bit of miscommunication as to who had who. We’d been pretty good at that up until that point during the season, so now we have to work to get that fixed.”

Chargers DE Corey Liuget is not expecting a fine for his hit on Peyton Manning.

Is it time for Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to tell coach Jason Garrett to take back the play calling duties?

Said Giants DE Mathias Kiwanuka of QB Eli Manning, “I have no doubt in my mind he’s going to get it turned around and start putting up the numbers that we’re used to seeing.”

Eagles QB Michael Vick considers himself a starter even if he never starts again in Philadelphia.

Washington has added RB Davin Meggett, son of Dave Meggett, to the practice squad.

The success of Bears QB Josh McCown speaks well for Marc Trestman’s offense.

The Steelers have a bad defense, but the Lions’ offense still expects a challenge on Sunday.

Packers QB Scott Tolzien has had a whirlwind turnaround from the practice squad to the starting lineup.

Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph has looked up to teammate John Carlson since high school.

Falcons OT Sam Baker has been placed on injured reserve.

The Panthers could be flexed into another prime time game.

Here’s a look at how Saints RB Mark Ingram had his best game on Sunday night against the Cowboys.

Bucs DE Da’Quan Bowers finally got his first sack of the season on Monday night.

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians will stick with RB Rashard Mendenhall no matter how much better Andre Ellington looks.

A bad record for Washington is good news for St Louis in next year’s draft.

San Francisco TE Garrett Celek said he’s day to day after straining his left hamstring while blocking on a punt return.

Seattle has long been known for having a good home-field advantage, but now Seahawks fans are making their presence known on the road as well.