Wednesday morning one-liners


If the Bills lose S Jairus Byrd in free agency, they’ll hope Aaron Williams can help fill the void.

Dolphins G.M. Dennis Hickey needs to focus on the offensive line as he rebuilds the roster.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick may get his wish on extra points.

Emmanuel Sanders, Hakeem Nicks and Golden Tate are among the options for the Jets as they hope to improve their receiving corps in free agency.

The Ravens want OT Eugene Monroe back, but it’s looking like they’ll have to out-bid other suitors in free agency.

The Bengals have tendered three restricted free agents, WR Andrew Hawkins, LB Vincent Rey and WR Dane Sanzenbacher.

Would Khalil Mack be a good fit for the Browns?

Steelers OL Kelvin Beachum visited an elementary school to urge kids to eat a nutritious breakfast before class.

Perhaps the Texans will pass on a quarterback at No. 1 overall, and instead try to draft Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round.

A year after the Colts gave CB Greg Toler a three-year, $14 million contract, the question remains whether he can stay healthy.

The Jaguars have about $60 million in cap space.

Titans QB Jake Locker had this to say in a speech to a group of Boy Scouts: “We’re not perfect, you’re going to fall short, you’re not going to be everything you want to be all the time, but I think striving to be more, striving to be better and be honest, do the right thing when nobody is looking and when it’s hard and hold yourself accountable to the people around you, it’s been so important for me in my life, and one thing that’s taught me that is sports.”

The Broncos have renewed their deal with the TV station that shows their preseason games.

The Chargers are cutting CB Derek Cox, who seemed to lose confidence as he struggled last year.

The Chiefs will probably lose LT Branden Albert in free agency, and if they lose G Geoff Schwartz too, that would hurt.

Said Raiders coach Dennis Allen, “There’s no question that this is the year we have to make something happen. We need to show significant improvement this season.”

Cowboys TE Jason Witten says Michael Sam will have some challenges as the NFL’s first openly gay player, but there would be no problems in the Cowboys’ locker room.

The Giants are ready to go shopping for running backs.

Jason Avant was well-liked and well-respected in Philadelphia, but that didn’t stop the Eagles from cutting him.

Among the players Washington cut on Wednesday was Davin Meggett, son of Dave Meggett.

Devin Hester leaving the Bears in free agency now looks inevitable.

Will Ndamukong Suh represent himself in contract negotiations with the Lions?

The Packers are about $33 million under the cap.

Vikings defensive backs coach Jerry Gray likes what he sees when he looks at film of S Harrison Smith.

The Falcons could make a move for S Jairus Byrd in free agency.

Panthers DEs Greg Hardy and Charles Johnson account for about 22 percent of the team’s salary cap.

Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was the star of a Mardi Gras parade.

One Tampa columnist calls the Bucs “a mess” — and not because of the new uniforms.

Said the agent for Cardinals OLB Matt Shaughnessy, who is about to become a free agent, “They are actively trying to re-sign him. He wants to be there, so we’ll see how it goes.”

The Rams have about $9.5 million in cap space.

Jim Harbaugh may not have told the 49ers he wants to be the highest-paid coach in the NFL, but Harbaugh’s agent may have told the 49ers that.

Golden Tate says he “obviously” hopes to re-sign with the Seahawks.