Monday morning one-liners


Playing a hunch led to an interception for Bills CB Stephon Gilmore.

A quote from Pat Riley, via Riley’s father, helped inspire the Dolphins before their game with the Patriots.

RB Shane Vereen was a non-factor for the Patriots on Sunday.

Deploying three gunners came back to hurt the Jets on a blocked punt.

The task of slowing Calvin Johnson on Monday night will start with Ravens CB Jimmy Smith.

Said Bengals coach Marvin Lewis, “We didn’t make anything happen. We didn’t make any plays, create any opportunities or make plays early in the football game.”

WR Josh Gordon wasn’t able to give the Browns offense the same kind of production as in recent weeks.

Steelers S Troy Polamalu wasn’t forced to play linebacker much on Sunday night.

Said Texans QB Case Keenum, “I was bad. … I am just not making the play when I need to. It hurts me for my teammates. Letting those guys down, letting my coaches down and letting the Texans’ fans down, because they deserve better, too.”

RB Trent Richardson finally had a good game for the Colts.

Mark Brunell was honored by the Jaguars at Sunday’s game.

The Titans’ home losing streak now stands at five games.

S Omar Bolden hopes to make the most of his chance at increased playing time with the Broncos.

Chiefs defenders know they need to cut down on the penalties.

The Raiders paid for QB Matt McGloin’s carelessness with the football.

Five lessons for the Chargers to learn from their victory over the Broncos.

WR Cole Beasley wants the blame for the Cowboys’ final interception on Sunday.

There are just two games left for Giants WR Hakeem Nicks to score a touchdown this season.

The Eagles put up some deceptive offensive numbers against the Vikings.

RB Alfred Morris was upset by his two fumbles in Sunday’s Redskins loss.

Bears WR Alshon Jeffery made another remarkable catch.

There’s plenty at stake for the Lions on Monday night.

RB Eddie Lacy had a big game as the Packers came back for a win.

Vikings DE Jared Allen made a “hilarious” cameo as a long snapper.

TE Tony Gonzalez reached another milestone in the Falcons win.

Panthers LB Jason Williams earned a game ball after blocking a punt on Sunday.

The Saints run defense didn’t do much to slow Rams RB Zac Stacy.

A botched trick play on a kickoff return helped seal the Buccaneers’ losing fate.

RB Andre Ellington led the Cardinals in rushing and receiving yards on Sunday, the first time that’s happened in Arizona since 2002.

Rams QB Kellen Clemens was accurate and efficient against the Saints.

With 86 yards on Sunday, 49ers RB Frank Gore has topped 1,000 yards for the seventh time in his career.

The Seahawks defense put on a pretty good show against the Giants.