Monday morning one-liners


Chris Gragg is working to win the No. 2 tight end job with the Bills.

Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi is missing time with a hamstring injury.

CB Robert McClain dabbles in art when he isn’t playing for the Patriots.

Jets G Willie Colon knows that he’s fighting for a roster spot.

Fighting for a job with the Ravens doesn’t bother RB Fitzgerald Toussaint.

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is looking for a smooth week of practices with the Giants.

LB Scott Solomon’s work ethic has impressed the Browns.

The Steelers offense didn’t get going in the Hall of Fame Game.

S Eddie Pleasant hopes for a bigger role with the Texans this season.

C Jon Harrison and DT Kelcy Quarles were kicked out of Colts practice after fighting.

Nick Marshall has been a “pleasant surprise” for the Jaguars in his move from quarterback to cornerback.

Undrafted rookie LB Dezmon Johnson is pushing for a spot with his hometown Titans.

Virgil Green is getting pointers on the Broncos offense from fellow TE Owen Daniels.

A catch by WR Jeremy Maclin was a highlight of Sunday’s Chiefs practice.

Raiders CB D.J. Hayden is at full speed in his third training camp.

Rookie DL Darius Philon wants to have an immediate impact on the Chargers.

The Cowboys want RB Joseph Randle to be more careful with the ball around the goal line.

Current and former Giants players shared memories of Frank Gifford after his death on Sunday.

The Eagles are waiting for word on the severity of CB JaCorey Shepherd’s knee injury.

RB Chris Thompson hopes his strong start to camp will soldify his place with the Redskins.

Jared Allen is looking forward to his first game as a Bears outside linebacker.

Lions offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn introduced Ugandan kids to football in June.

Said Packers associate head coach¬†Tom Clements, “We felt because we do have a veteran team, we do want to gear the installations toward them. Hopefully, that would help us get out of the gate a little sooner.”

Vikings CB Trae Waynes looked like a rookie in his preseason debut.

The Falcons will be without WR Devin Hester as he recovers from a toe injury.

DE Charles Johnson believes the Panthers defense is improving this summer.

The Saints had a look at Andrus Peat at left guard on Sunday.

G Logan Mankins feels more at ease in his second Buccaneers camp.

Frostee Rucker is mentoring younger members of the Cardinals offensive line.

Rams T Isaiah Battle is working to develop his craft after being selected in the supplemental draft.

QB Colin Kaepernick and WR Torrey Smith are working on their chemistry at 49ers camp.

Projecting the Seahawks’ 53-man roster after an intrasquad scrimmage.