Monday morning one-liners


The Bills defense didn’t go out on a high note.

Dolphins WR Mike Wallace said he felt the Jets had more energy than his team on Sunday.

A strong season has quieted almost all of Patriots WR Julian Edelman’s critics.

Barreling through the Dolphins for a rushing touchdown was part of a strong final effort of Jets QB Geno Smith’s rookie season.

T Michael Oher is headed toward free agency and said Sunday that he’s enjoyed being a member of the Ravens.

Offensive versatility helped the Bengals get a win on Sunday.

Bud Shaw of the Cleveland Plain Dealer thinks everyone with the Browns deserves the blame for how the season turned out.

Steelers rookie LB Jarvis Jones authored a strong end to his first season.

RB Jonathan Grimes had 127 yards from scrimmage for the Texans in his first NFL start.

Colts QB Andrew Luck is 100-of-152 for 1,029 yards and eight touchdowns over the last four weeks.

Not having a helmet didn’t stop Jaguars LB LaRoy Robinson from making a tackle on Sunday.

Change is likely coming for the Titans defensive staff.

Broncos K Matt Prater didn’t miss a field goal on the road this year.

The Chiefs reserves made the most of their chance to play on Sunday.

Said Raiders coach Dennis Allen, “It’s been a tough couple of years. It’s been a tough couple of years on everybody — been a tough couple of years on you guys, been a tough couple years on the fans, it’s been a tough couple of years with everybody within the organization. It’s something that needed to be done and we’re excited about the future and moving forward.”

WR Keenan Allen set a Chargers rookie receiving yards record with 89 yards on Sunday.

If the Cowboys defense had more nights like Week 17, their season may not have come down to Week 17.

OL David Diehl knows there’s a good chance that Sunday’s game was his last with the Giants.

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy set a new team record for single-season rushing yards.

Said Redskins LB London Fletcher, “This is it. 16 years, it’s been a long time, time kind of flew by.”

Devin Hester came close to breaking a couple of kicks on Sunday, but couldn’t get a score the Bears needed to extend their season.

Lions RB Reggie Bush said he needs to be a better leader in the future.

DT Ryan Pickett called RB Eddie Lacy “a monster” for playing through an ankle injury in the Packers’ win.

Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson ended his rookie season with a flourish.

WR Roddy White wants to see the Falcons protect QB Matt Ryan better next season.

Said Panthers DE Greg Hardy after recording four sacks on Sunday, “It starts off just as a football game, and then it’s like, ‘Are you not entertained?’ I’ve got to give you more.”

The Saints will try to tackle their road woes in Philadelphia next weekend.

Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon raised expectations for the future with his performance as a rookie.

Said Cardinals T Eric Winston, “A lot of teams don’t get better as the season goes on. This team is probably the most improved team in the league. I think it’s an exciting time for Arizona.”

Rams DE Chris Long lamented the “stupid penalties” during Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks.

49ers LB NaVorro Bowman closed the regular season with another outstanding performance.

The Seahawks defense came up with a strong closing statement on the regular season.