Tuesday morning one-liners


The Bills signed C Macky MacPherson, who played for coach Doug Marrone at Syracuse.

RB Marcus Thigpen is getting a look at slot receiver with the Dolphins.

Said Patriots WR Danny Amendola, “For me, it’s the start to the season. Put the last season behind us and look forward to the next one, and this is where it starts for me.”

Jets G Dakota Dozier is focused on playing nasty.

Ravens WR Aaron Mellette is having trouble with his surgically-repaired knee.

Breaking down Bengals WR A.J. Green’s numbers from the last two seasons.

Said Browns T Joe Thomas of the team’s quarterbacks, “They are very short. Even their [quarterbacks] coach [Dowell Loggains] is short. We tease him about that.”

LB Arthur Moats thinks learning new defenses in Buffalo will help him make a quick transition to the Steelers.

Competition for kick return jobs with the Texans are wide open.

Griff Whalen is fighting to keep his spot in the Colts receiving corps.

The Jaguars got a look at DE Chris Clemons on Monday.

Titans T Taylor Lewan said Monday was his best day of practice so far.

Clothing made to honor a potential Broncos Super Bowl title is on its way to Africa as a charitable donation.

Adam Teicher of ESPN.com points to Chiefs T Eric Fisher as a player who must improve in 2014.

The Raiders are looking for more from the tight end position.

Chargers QB Philip Rivers thinks the sky’s the limit for TE Ladarius Green.

RB DeMarco Murray said he’s feeling good about playing for new Cowboys play caller Scott Linehan.

CB Prince Amukamara was “shocked” that the Giants cut S Will Hill before Hill served his third suspension in three seasons.

Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans said he’s fine with another heavy workload this season.

S Phillip Thomas wants to help the Redskins after losing his rookie year to injury.

The Bears signed CB Al Louis-Jean as an undrafted free agent.

Lions TE Eric Ebron has gotten some career advice from DJ Khaled.

RB Eddie Lacy feels refreshed by the time off since the end of the Packers season.

A look at the history of rookie pass rushers like Vikings LB Anthony Barr.

CB Desmond Trufant expects “great things” in his second Falcons season.

Mike Ditka thinks Ron Rivera will coach the Panthers to a Super Bowl.

Getting to know all about Saints S Pierre Warren.

A lot of Buccaneers are going bald to help raise money for the fight against cancer.

Cardinals TE Troy Niklas returned to practice on Monday.

Rams coach Jeff Fisher likes the level of competition on his roster.

An early look at how many picks the 49ers will have in the 2015 draft.

The Seahawks are shuffling their linebackers in the wake of Bruce Irvin’s surgery.