Thursday morning one-liners


Bills coach Rex Ryan might have angered some players with his political leanings.

Dolphins RB Arian Foster returned to the practice field.

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski can’t shake one group — his fantasy football owners.

Jets WR Brandon Marshall is promising to twerk if he scores against the Steelers.

Ravens rookie RB Kenneth Dixon is set to make his debut this week.

Bengals QB Andy Dalton’s numbers are trending in the right direction.

Browns coach Hue Jackson is ready to play chess with Bill Belichick.

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has to get used to the change in front of him.

Texans LT Duane Brown thinks he’ll be good to go.

Colts coach Chuck Pagano was fired up.

The Jaguars signed T Bryce Harris to fill Luke Joeckel’s roster spot.

Titans RB DeMarco Murray is putting up big numbers.

Broncos QB Paxton Lynch has had his good moments and bad in practice.

Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin is looking to “regroup” during the bye week.

Raiders CB D.J. Hayden is playing well and expecting better.

People are going to expect the Chargers to spend some money if they get a new stadium.

The Cowboys got LT Tyron Smith back on the practice field.

Giants coach Ben McAdoo thinks his offense is about to explode (not just Odell Beckham Jr.).

Eagles QB Carson Wentz is ready to run.

Washington coach Jay Gruden said his team has to get better at tackling.

Replacing Bears WR Kevin White is no easy task.

Lions coach Jim Caldwell defended the team’s strength staff after a rash of injuries.

Packers RB James Starks is steady, despite a smaller role.

Vikings WR Stefon Diggs was held out yesterday with a groin injury.

Falcons QB Matt Ryan’s relationship with coordinator Kyle Shanahan is getting better.

The Panthers are going to stick with last week’s OT lineup if Michael Oher doesn’t return from his concussion.

Saints S Roman Harper did some substitute teaching this week.

Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy might not miss much time with his calf strain.

Tonight could be a turning point for the Cardinals.

Rams QB Case Keenum continues to surprise people.

Just because 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman is out for the year doesn’t mean he can’t help.

Seahawks RB C.J. Spiller was glad to get off the couch and into the end zone.