Tuesday morning one-liners


Bills QB E.J. Manuel and WR Robert Woods reestablished their connection in Sunday’s win.

S Michael Thomas was an unlikely hero for the Dolphins.

The Patriots don’t have much margin for error left.

The Jets could end the year with the worst turnover margin in franchise history.

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith had a strong game on Monday night.

How much did Sunday’s loss hurt the Bengals’ playoff hopes?

The Browns liked what they saw from RB Edwin Baker.

RB Le’Veon Bell has sparked improvement on the ground for the Steelers.

Texans coach Wade Phillips complimented the work TE Ryan Griffin did in Week 15.

The Colts continue to get big plays from CB Darius Butler.

G Mike Brewster joins T Luke Joeckel as Jaguars linemen with fractured ankles.

TE Delanie Walker has been named the Titans Community Man of the Year.

According to Vegas, the Broncos are no longer the Super Bowl favorites.

Said Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt, “Our fans have supported us, on the road, at home; our season-ticket holders are the lifeblood of the franchise and I’m so happy for them to have the Chiefs back in the playoffs this year and all I can say is, we’re not done yet.”

Raiders coach Dennis Allen understands why fans are upset with the team.

The Chargers put CB Johnny Patrick on injured reserve.

Are Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware’s best years behind him?

DE Justin Tuck wondered if he needs to play on the scout team to help the Giants offensive line prepare for games.

Injuries in the secondary are problematic for the Eagles.

An argument for shutting down Redskins TE Jordan Reed, who is battling a concussion.

QB Jay Cutler blamed mechanics for his interceptions in Sunday’s Bears victory.

Missed opportunities on Monday night could keep the Lions out of the playoffs.

Crediting coach Mike McCarthy’s steadiness for keeping the Packers in the playoff hunt.

The Vikings hope to play spoiler the rest of the way.

LB Sean Weatherspoon and S Thomas DeCoud are expected to participate in Falcons practice on Wednesday.

Do the Panthers have the right defensive answer for Saints QB Drew Brees?

The Saints need to solve their road issues this week.

Don’t look for the Buccaneers to go no-huddle on offense for long stretches.

The Cardinals could finish with 11 wins and no playoff berth.

CB Janoris Jenkins’ presence was vital for the Rams against the Saints.

The 49ers offense received high marks for their work against the Bucs.

Seahawks DT Clinton McDonald played well in place of the ailing Tony McDaniel on Sunday.