Friday morning one-liners

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Bills T Chris Hairston knows he has a lot to prove this season.

The Dolphins still see C Mike Pouncey as one of the team’s leaders.

There are higher expectations for Patriots WR Julian Edelman this season.

James Mangold will direct a film about the life of former Jets QB Joe Namath.

G Kelechi Osemele is practicing without restrictions for the Ravens.

The Bengals think there’s a place for a big back in their offense.

Said Steelers S Mike Mitchell, “I’m not just a hitter — I hate when people say that. I will come up and hit you if I have to, but I’m all about the football and making the big play that changes the game.”

Texans coach Bill O’Brien is anti-Segway but pro-iPad.

CB Greg Toler aims to be healthy enough to remain on the field for the Colts.

Jaguars T Luke Joeckel has put last year’s broken ankle behind him.

A corneal transplant returned Titans RB Bishop Sankey’s grandfather’s ability to see.

DT Terrance Knighton knows the Broncos need leadership on defense.

The Chiefs are sharing no concern about LB Justin Houston and CB Brandon Flowers’ absence from OTAs.

DE LaMarr Woodley likes what he’s seen from the Raiders defense so far.

Are there signs of optimism for the Chargers’ hopes of getting a new stadium?

An argument in favor of Bruce Carter replacing Sean Lee at middle linebacker for the Cowboys.

Ryan Nassib is taking second-team quarterback reps at Giants practice.

LB Brandon Graham doesn’t want to leave the Eagles.

Redskins S Tanard Jackson is thankful for the chance to resume his NFL career.

The Bears waived T Rogers Gaines on Thursday.

Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi has been impressed by wide receivers Jeremy Ross and Kevin Ogletree and RB Theo Riddick.

Micah Hyde is getting familiar with safety responsibilities at Packers practices.

Vikings LB Mike Zimmer shares some of his thoughts about playing for coach Mike Zimmer.

Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter says the revamped right side of the offensive line has looked good in early practices.

Checking in on the unlikely competition between Byron Bell and Nate Chandler for the Panthers’ left tackle job.

LB Victor Butler has recovered from a torn ACL and is working for a role on the Saints defense.

Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy likes undrafted rookie DT Euclid Cummings’ drive.

DT Alameda Ta’amu says he’s recovered from a torn ACL and is ready to get back to work for the Cardinals.

The Rams hope to uncover a few contributors out of smaller colleges.

49ers WR Anquan Boldin is giving college scholarships to high schoolers in his Florida hometown and in the Bay Area.

Said Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin, “Nothing has changed. Obviously everyone around us, the fans, the community, the city of Seattle has shown that they’re extremely excited about the Super Bowl, but all of us as players we’re just so anxious to get back to work to show that we belong, that it wasn’t a fluke, that we can go out and do it again, and that we will do it again.”