Thursday morning one-liners

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Perhaps Donald Trump’s bid for the Bills wasn’t as big as he previously indicated.

The Dolphins are using GPS trackers on their players (which is better than house-arrest bracelets).

Patriots QB Ryan Mallett gets a chance to show he can play.

The Jets are picked third in the AFC East, at least by video game ratings.

Ravens WR Steve Smith’s admittedly nervous about his first game with a new team.

The Bengals have cap room to do another big deal this season, if they choose.

Browns S Tashaun Gipson is excited to play Saturday after avoiding a serious knee injury.

Steelers WR James Shaw has already played a full season this year.

Texans coach Bill O’Brien is stressing accountability in his first camp.

The Colts offensive line has something to prove in its early work.

Jaguars QB Chad Henne ran one play of read option, and that’s probably enough running for him.

Getting rid of Tyler Wilson creates more action for rookie QB Zach Mettenberger.

The stakes are sort of different tonight when the Broncos face the Seahawks.

The Chiefs plan to keep it simple on offense in the preseason.

The Raiders are looking for a TE willing to do the dirty work.

Chargers coach Mike McCoy is tight-lipped about who will and won’t play (that should foil the Cowboys).

The Cowboys enjoyed their scenic train ride to San Diego.

Giants RB Peyton Hillis will be sidelined “a little while.”

The Eagles haven’t made a transaction since May, which is remarkable.

There were differing viewpoints on the joint practices between the Redskins and Patriots.

The Bears might ease some of their veterans into things in the preseason.

The Lions are taking this going green thing to a new level.

The Packers mixed up their practice routine, cutting it three periods short.

The Vikings waived rookie TE A.C. Leonard.

Falcons coach Mike Smith didn’t see anything he was worried about in Hard Knocks.

The Panthers aren’t nailing down a timetable for RB Jonathan Stewart’s return.

Saints S Jairus Byrd is still easing back from back surgery.

Bucs coach Lovie Smith is impressing with his leadership.

The Cardinals could look to converted basketball player Darren Fells after Jake Ballard’s retirement.

Rams rookie Greg Reid is looking forward to playing his first game in three years.

The 49ers have more questions than they’d like about their offensive line.

What the Seahawks will be listening to prior to tonight’s game.