Thursday morning one-liners


Many Buffalo-area charities praised the help the late Bills owner Ralph Wilson provided over the years.

The Dolphins are still awaiting word on possible punishments for C Mike Pouncey.

Patriots QB Tom Brady sent his condolences to two Boston firefighters who were killed fighting a blaze near his old home.

Jets G.M. John Idzik recognizes they still need some help at CB.

Ravens WR Torrey Smith will award a scholarship honoring his late brother.

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis wants to be judicious in his usage of RB Giovani Bernard.

Browns coach Mike Pettine is looking for more sacks out of Barkevious Mingo and Paul Kruger.

The Steelers are hoping to benefit from a staff of assistants with previous head coaching experience.

New Texans coach Bill O’Brien says there’s no concern about how DE J.J. Watt will fit into his system.

Colts G.M. Ryan Grigson preferred internal candidates to the free agents for their open C position.

The Jaguars are earning praise for their offseason additions.

A look at the prospective Titans first rounders shows a wide range of possibilities.

Broncos RB Montee Ball has a chance to make a name for himself this year.

New Chiefs CB Chris Owens likes the feel of his new situation.

The Raiders are confident QB Matt Schaub will rebound this year (not providing as many assists to the other team would help too).

Chargers OLB Thomas Keiser received probation for his role in a bar fight.

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett remains firm in his convictions despite his uncertain status.

The Giants are confident RB David Wilson will be able to play this season.

Eagles coach Chip Kelly sais QB Nick Foles can still improve.

The Redskins seem content to let OLB Brian Orakpo play out the year on the franchise tag.

Bears coach Marc Trestman is excited about adding a player with Jared Allen’s hustle and drive.

New Lions coach Jim Caldwell wants to work with Matthew Stafford on his timing and accuracy.

The bright side of QB Aaron Rodgers’ injury was the development of the Packers running game.

Former Vikings LB Erin Henderson thinks he’ll play this season.

Falcons WR Julio Jones is running, ahead of schedule in comeback.

After failing to land a free agent, the Panthers are considering letting Byron Bell play LT.

The Saints think RB Travaris Cadet can do some of the things Darren Sproles used to do.

The Buccaneers think they’re ready to contend this year.

The addition of CB Antonio Cromartie gives the Cardinals some flexibility on defense.

New Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is eager to get to work with his new players.

The 49ers are clearly trying to upgrade their WR talent.

Now that he’s won a Super Bowl, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll thinks the pressure is greater sustaining success.