Thursday morning one-liners


The Bills will ask rookie LB Preston Brown to try to fill Kiko Alonso’s shoes.

Former Dolphins K Garo Yepremian is battling a brain tumor.

A judge refused to issue a gag order for the double-murder trial of former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez.

Is Jets QB Geno Smith the worst starter in the NFL?

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta considered going the Jimmy Graham route.

The Bengals seem poised to take a step back.

Browns G Garrett Gilkey is trying to claw his way into the lineup.

Rookie RB Jordan Hall is excited to go to camp with his hometown Steelers.

There are still plenty of questions to be answered for the Texans.

The Colts still have some holes in the roster headed into camp.

A midseason debut seems most likely for Jaguars QB Blake Bortles.

A look at which Titans players have the best chance to pull a Tim Howard.

The Broncos are looking to the future at WR.

The Chiefs will continue to give NT Dontari Poe plenty of work.

Some role players are going to have to step up for the Raiders this year.

The Chargers will have to make strides on third down.

Cowboys LS L.P. Ladouceur is happy to fly under the radar.

The Giants are counting on WR Rueben Randle making strides this year.

Eagles WR LeSean McCoy won a humanitarian award for being Philadelphia’s top team-sport athlete.

There are still plenty of questions about the Redskins secondary.

There seems to be an argument on the Bears’ behalf about the top WR duo.

Lions TE Eric Ebron has some fancy new wheels.

Packers S Chris Banjo knows he has to prove himself all over again.

One Vikings scout had an unusual path to the NFL.

A numerical look at the Falcons newcomers.

It looks like Panthers DE Greg Hardy’s Pro Bowl helmet is for sale on eBay.

Former teammates are supporting Saints TE Jimmy Graham’s quest to get paid.

The Buccaneers dispute one ranking that has them last in the league.

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians has created a new confidence.

A look at how Rams WR Kenny Britt fits into the team’s plans.

The 49ers are going to have a big new neighbor.

A look at how Seahawks QB Russell Wilson ranks among his peers.