Monday morning one-liners


Said Bills DT Kyle Williams of the team’s good preseason run defense, “I’m not here to get too excited about anything in August. Guys are just playing fast and getting to the ball and just trying to press the issue, but I don’t put too much stock into the preseason. Hopefully, we can build some momentum and play well and carry it over.”

The Dolphins defense was pleased with their effort against the Buccaneers.

Patriots CB Darrelle Revis says the new emphasis on defensive holding and illegal contact can’t stop the team’s secondary from being aggressive.

S Calvin Pryor lived up to his reputation as a big hitter in his Jets debut.

WR Deonte Thompson helped his chances of earning a role with the Ravens with his performance against the Cowboys.

Special teams mistakes were too evident for the Bengals on Saturday.

A prediction that QB Brian Hoyer will be starting Week One for the Browns.

The Steelers ran a lot of no-huddle against the Bills.

The Texans haven’t settled on a backup quarterback.

The Colts have liked what their defensive line has done so far in preseason.

Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts was predictably rusty in his return to practice.

The Titans need RB Bishop Sankey to hold onto the ball.

Said Broncos QB Peyton Manning, “I think there’s something to learn from each preseason game you have. It’s been a good start, but that’s all it is.”

Chiefs QB Alex Smith shares his thoughts on the matchup with the Panthers.

Improvement is needed in the Raiders secondary.

Chargers T D.J. Fluker “can’t wait” to play the Seahawks again.

Will the Cowboys keep three quarterbacks on their 53-man roster?

Giants S Cooper Taylor could miss “significant time” with a foot injury.

K Alex Henery missed a field goal against the Patriots, but still looks like the choice for the Eagles.

Five Redskins storylines for Monday night’s game.

The Bears starting offense has played well in their limited time on the field.

QB Dan Orlovsky had a better showing in the Lions’ second preseason game.

The Packers defensive line has held up well against the run.

Losing weight seems to agree with Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph.

Falcons LB Paul Worrilow showed he’s a good bet to lead the team in tackles again this season.

The Panthers offense got going after a slow start on Sunday.

Saints S Rafael Bush is excited to get Jairus Byrd back on the field.

TE Tim Wright isn’t finding it easy to replicate last year’s success.

WR Jaron Brown is making a name for himself in the Cardinals offense.

Rams coach Jeff Fisher wasn’t happy with the number of penalties in the team’s second preseason outing.

Sunday was not a great day for the 49ers offense.

What are the biggest roster questions for the Seahawks?