Thursday morning one-liners


The Bills have two vacancies on their coaching staff, and that’s if defensive coordinator Mike Pettine doesn’t end up with the Browns job.

The wife of Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill forgot to take her rifle out of a rental car she turned in.

Patriots TE Michael Hoomanawanui’s blocking has become more valuable as the team runs more.

The Jets signed former Bears S Brandon Hardin.

The Ravens are looking at internal candidates as well as outside help for their latest offensive coordinator.

The Bengals have been able to react quickly to departures by both coordinators.

The Browns have granted the Titans permission to interview Ray Horton, as expected.

Former Steelers coach Bill Cowher said the Steelers tried stealing signals themselves.

Texans coach Bill O’Brien is just starting to evaluate QBs such as Johnny Manziel.

Colts RB Donald Brown could run right out the door as a free agent.

An early look at five draft prospects for the Jaguars (though let’s be honest, the earliest look was probably last October).

The Titans have interest in Steelers LB coach Keith Butler, but aren’t sure if the Steelers will let him leave.

New Broncos CB Marquice Cole has to hit the ground running.

The Chiefs have to decide which side of the line top pick Eric Fisher’s going to play.

The Raiders brought back defensive coordinator Jason Tarver, but how many of his players are coming back remains to be seen.

The Chargers know they have to add speed to their offense this offseason.

Local television ratings for Cowboys games were down again this year.

Former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride is accused of being “bitter” for pointing out the Seahawks’, ahem, aggressive pass defense.

The Eagles are clearly going to be in the market for safety help this offseason.

New Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay is younger than 17 players on the Redskins roster.

A Bears fan was fined $568 after he followed through on a bet with his Packers-fan wife and used a stun gun on her.

Former NFL QB Kerry Collins credits new Lions coach Jim Caldwell with teaching him how to prepare.

When Eddie Lacy was named to the Pro Bowl, he became the first Packers RB to get there in a decade.

Vikings defensive players like what they’ve heard about new coach Mike Zimmer.

The Falcons will get a close look at a few area players while coaching the Senior Bowl’s North team.

Panthers long snapper J.J. Jansen is headed to the Pro Bowl.

Saints OLB Victor Butler’s trying to bounce back from a lost season.

New Buccaneers defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier thinks he’s got pieces in place for a solid group.

The Cardinals could be looking at significant special teams turnover.

Rams DE Robert Quinn picks up another award, deservingly so.

The 49ers receivers know they’ll be on center stage this week against the Seahawks.

Seahawks K Steve Hauschka thought he might be a dentist by now.