Thursday morning one-liners


The Bills are on record pace for sacks, for several reasons.

Oh, nothing, just Dolphins OL Mike Pouncey and Richie Incognito, two dudes watching a game (and trying to get back into it).

Patriots RB Shane Vereen is happy to be back and contributing.

The Jets are trying to keep their rookies from hitting the wall (at least the ones who haven’t already).

Ravens DT Haloti Ngata still isn’t practicing.

The Bengals are starting to send out invoices for playoff tickets already.

Browns WR Greg Little won’t be able to go back for his next college homecoming.

Steelers CB Ike Taylor bounced back from his early struggles covering Lions WR Calvin Johnson.

Texans DE J.J. Watt missed practice to tend to a back problem.

Colts OLB Bjoern Werner is ready to get back on the field, and just in time.

The Jaguars are working to figure out more ways to get the ball to WR Cecil Shorts (which is, in fact, smart).

The Titans are pushing through the growing pains on special teams.

The Broncos have to show they’re ready for weather that’s about to get worse.

New Chiefs DT Kyle Love is happy to be back playing.

Raiders coach Dennis Allen said he’s targeting the Thanksgiving game against the Cowboys for LT Jared Veldheer’s return.

Chargers OLB Melvin Ingram practiced, and said he feels “great” six months after ACL surgery.

Cowboys LB Ernie Sims has the chance to show he’s the man.

Giants WR Hakeem Nicks missed practice to deal with a groin injury.

Eagles OLB Brandon Graham is filing away all the criticisms, for fuel.

Redskins WR Josh Morgan will start, in the place of injured WR Leonard Hankerson.

Bears QB Jay Cutler is out of a hard cast and into a smaller brace.

The Lions hope the next Megatron vs. Revis Island matchup goes better than the last one.

Packers WR James Jones continues to battle his way through a leg injury.

Vikings DT Letroy Guion expects to return against the Packers.

Falcons RB Steven Jackson needs to be better than a guy the Falcons let go.

Panthers LB Chase Blackburn’s foot is getting better, but he won’t play this week.

The Saints have a long list of guys on the injury report.

Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon is impressing with his decision-making.

Cardinals players gauge coach Bruce Arians’ mood by the color of his socks.

Rams TE Lance Kendricks is ready to get back on the field after his broken finger.

For 49ers RB Frank Gore, the latest losing streak is tough to take.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is doing good things, but not enough to put him in MVP conversations.