Wednesday morning one-liners


Undrafted rookie S Kenny Ladler looks like he has a good shot of making the Bills’ roster.

Former Dolphins QB Earl Morrall was remembered by coach Don Shula at a celebration mass on Tuesday.

Patriots RBs Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen and Brandon Bolden are set to become free agents after the 2014 season.

Jets owner Woody Johnson is behind Rex Ryan, and may keep him even if the Jets miss the playoffs again this year.

Ravens Assistant General Manager Eric DeCosta says of talk that they told a player they were going to draft him, “The report that we texted an agent or a player before one of our picks is fictitious.”

At the moment, the only quarterback on the Bengals’ roster signed past 2014 is Matt Scott.

New Browns WR Miles Austin has touched base with Bernie Kosar about wearing No. 19.

WR Justin Brown attended his second rookie minicamp with the Steelers, and he says he feels better about it this year than last year.

Said Texans owner Bob McNair of Colts owner Jim Irsay’s recent arrest, “He’s been such an important figure in the league. I’m sorry that he’s had this issue.”

Jaguars rookie LB Telvin Smith stands out because of his speed.

Will Avery Williamson make a difference at linebacker for the Titans this season?

Broncos LB Chase Vaughn is in his fifth professional football league, with previous experience playing in the Arena Football League, the United Football League, the Canadian Football League and the Indoor Football League.

The Chiefs are continuing to turn over the bottom of their roster.

The Raiders have honored a special student.

The Chargers like to get their rookies locked up quickly; the latest a Chargers draft pick has signed under the new Collective Bargaining Agreement was D.J. Fluker signing on June 5.

Cowboys TE Jason Witten is proud of teammate Gavin Escobar for getting stronger and improving as a blocker.

Giants QB Ryan Nassib may benefit from the new offense as he competes to for the No. 2 spot on the depth chart behind Eli Manning.

Eagles rookie S Ed Reynolds is preparing for final exams and is set to earn his political science degree at Stanford.

Baylor coach Art Briles calls his former RB Lache Seastrunk, now in Washington, a “feast or famine guy.”

Bears QB Jay Cutler has been supportive of rookie QB David Fales.

Former Lions DE Al “Bubba” Baker is a big fan of Ndamukong Suh.

Said Packers GM Ted Thompson of draft picks at rookie minicamp, “I was concentrating frankly more on tryout guys and the guys we’re still trying to make decisions on. Our drafted guys, we’ve already made decisions on them. I will say this, they all looked and they look like what we thought they’d look like.”

Former Vikings coach Bud Grant says he hopes he’s around to see Super Bowl LII in Minnesota.

An arrest has been made in the death of Falcons WR Roddy White’s brother.

If you’re looking for some terrible Panthers merchandise, you’re in luck.

Aaron Brooks and John Carney are happy to go in the Saints Hall of Fame together.

The Bucs signed former Cowboys and Browns QB Alex Tanney and undrafted rookie TE Cameron Brate of Harvard after a workout Tuesday.

Cardinals WR Michael Floyd stood out with his stellar play at the first day of Cardinals OTAs.

Wade Davis, a former NFL player who now heads a group committed to fighting homophobia in sports, says Rams DE Michael Sam did the right thing when he scrapped plans for a reality TV show.

Said former 49ers C Jeremy Newberry of suing the NFL over painkiller prescriptions, “I don’t really care personally if I get a nickel out of this thing. If I can change the drug culture in the NFL and save a handful of youngsters from having to deal with what I deal with on a regular basis, then this thing is all worth it.”

A Seahawks jersey will be a worthy addition to President Obama’s collection.