Thursday morning one-liners

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Bills LB Kiko Alonso graded out well while playing every snap this season.

There are concerns in South Florida that the Dolphins are just setting the stage to repeat a bad pattern.

Patriots WR Aaron Dobson was held out of practice, and nine players were limited.

The Jets weren’t among the most-viewed NFL games this year (proving they should have kept Tim Tebow, or something).

The Ravens are looking for last year’s rookies to “make major strides” next year.

Bengals WR Marvin Jones was the team’s most pleasant surprise.

Browns head coaching candidate Ben McAdoo drew praise from his current boss, Packers coach Mike McCarthy.

The Steelers know most of the offseason changes are going to be on defense.

New Texans coach Bill O’Brien is expected to bring six of his Penn State assistants with him.

Colts CB Vontae Davis is used to being under pressure this year, and has responded well.

The Jaguars benefit every time a QB such as Johnny Manziel enters the NFL Draft.

The Titans need to upgrade themselves at LB, but many questions lie ahead about their direction.

Broncos LB Nate Irving is stepping up in the absence of injured Von Miller.

Chiefs rookie RT Eric Fisher ranks as perhaps the team’s biggest disappointment, if only because of the expectations that went with being the first pick.

The Raiders are leery of giving assistants long-term deals, which doesn’t necessarily help them attract talent.

Chargers C Nick Hardwick was diagnosed with a concussion.

The Cowboys added four players to the roster.

Giants WR Victor Cruz said there was a pressure on the team, with the Super Bowl to be played in their stadium.

The Eagles took steps forward, but still need to improve on defense.

Redskins RB Alfred Morris is probably in line for some free breakfasts.

The job of Bears coach Marc Trestman and QB Jay Cutler is expected to be even tougher next year.

Lions rookie G Larry Warford earned some praise for his play.

The Packers might have a built-in replacement on staff if QB coach Ben McAdoo leaves.

Whoever ends up with the Vikings head coaching job has a number of big obstacles to overcome.

The Falcons are getting positive early reviews for hiring Mike Tice to coach their offensive line.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera downplayed his team’s playoff inexperience.

Saints CB Keenan Lewis was a full participant in practice Wednesday.

Three former Buccaneers are among the Hall of Fame semifinalists, which will be whittled down to 15 finalists tonight.

The Cardinals were impressed with the strides made by second-year WR Michael Floyd.

Rams CB Cortland Finnegan may not need surgery after all.

The 49ers are apparently loose, with Colin Kaepernick getting dunked on during an interview.

The Seahawks liked what they saw from WR Percy Harvin in practice.