Sunday morning one-liners


Said Bills DT Kyle Williams of playing with DE Mario Williams and DT Marcell Dareus in the Pro Bowl, “We’re out here cutting up having a good time together. It’s a sweet deal having all those guys out here.”

Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald references The Manchurian Candidate in relation to the Dolphins’ pursuit of Patriots exec Nick Caserio.

An argument in favor of a long-term deal for Patriots S Devin McCourty.

Former Jets C John Schmitt reflects on his Super Bowl experience.

A vote for Kyle Shanahan as Ravens offensive coordinator from the team’s website.

The lingering pain of a Bengals Super Bowl loss.

Tracing the route Mike Pettine took to become the head coach of the Browns.

Making the Hall of Fame case for former Steelers RB Jerome Bettis.

Texans DE J.J. Watt has been miked up during Pro Bowl work in Hawaii.

Colts coach Chuck Pagano has officially entered his third year on the job.

Could Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo wind up with the Jaguars?

Former Titans assistants Tracy Rocker and Brett Maxie have both landed jobs in the SEC.

Broncos RB Montee Ball will be reunited with college teammate Russell Wilson this week.

Which Senior Bowl standouts would be a good fit for the Chiefs?

QB Vince Evans and K Sebastian Janikowski are the most prominent Raiders to wear No. 11.

Looking back at a Chargers trip to New Jersey that featured a lot of snowballs from the Giants crowd.

A negative review of the deal the Cowboys struck with K Dan Bailey.

DT Mike Patterson hopes to return to the Giants.

The depth of the receivers in the draft could impact the Eagles’ decisions regarding Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin.

LB Chris Hanburger has the most Pro Bowl appearances among Redskins players.

Former Bears RB Roland Harper has been a devoted supporter of Elgin’s Little Angels, an organization supporting the developmentally disabled.

Lions G.M. Martin Mayhew remains confident in QB Matthew Stafford.

Tales about the Ice Bowl between the Cowboys and Packers were popular diversions for prisoners of war in Vietnam.

Vikings DE Brian Robison made the USA Today All-Joe team.

Familiarity is a big part of Scott Pioli’s arrival in the Falcons front office.

The playoff loss to the 49ers will be Panthers QB Cam Newton’s motivation this offseason.

They’d rather be going to the Super Bowl, but the Saints in the Pro Bowl are making the best of it.

Longtime Nebraska coach Tom Osborne is a fan of Buccaneers G.M. Jason Licht.

A look at the contract future of Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson.

Said Rams DE Robert Quinn of his Pro Bowl motivations, “This year, they’re giving out a defensive MVP, and that guy gets a car. So if you win the game and get the defensive MVP, you come home with a little bigger check and a brand new car.”

Wondering if the 49ers would have won the NFC Championship Game with Alex Smith at quarterback.

The Seahawks sent a handwritten note to the family of a young fan who recently died in a house fire in West Virginia.