Wednesday morning one-liners

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Bills coach Rex Ryan sees 49ers QBs Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert as similar players, and he doesn’t think Kaepernick starting will change the Bills’ defensive game plan much.

The Jets’ running game needs to get better.

As they make roster moves in October, the Dolphins are effectively acknowledging that the roster moves they made in March and April weren’t good enough.

The Patriots avoided running up the middle against the Browns.

The Ravens would like to change the rule on fumbles into the end zone.

The Browns have five former Auburn players.

Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther admits his defense’s performance was “unacceptable” on Sunday.

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has more important things to worry about than Antonio Brown’s cleats.

Texans DE Antonio Smith says he’s playing himself into shape.

The Colts think it’s always better to have the bye later in the season, which is why they volunteered to play a game immediately after their trip to London.

Jaguars CB Aaron Colvin, back from a four-game PED suspension, says he knows he can add an element to Jacksonville’s defense.

The Titans are the favorites to win the AFC South, according to Football Outsiders.

Said Broncos interim head coach Joe DeCamillis of the responsibilities he faces this week, “It hit a little bit today on the drive in, I can tell you that. I think the day before I was a little too tired, a little too irritated after that last game. It’s starting to sink in. It’s a big responsibility, there’s a lot of people depending on you, you don’t want to let anybody down.”

Chiefs CB Marcus Peters leads the NFL with four interceptions.

Despite the Raiders’ 4-1 record, they’re not near the top in most NFL power rankings.

Chargers QB Philip Rivers says a 1-4 start doesn’t change his long-term optimism about his team.

In addition to leading the NFL in rushing yards, Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott has an NFL-high 31 rushing first downs.

Washington LB Will Compton made three big plays in the win over Baltimore.

The Eagles added some players to the practice squad.

Giants QB Eli Manning’s passer rating of 86.0 represents a decline from 92.1 and 93.6 in his first two seasons playing for Ben McAdoo.

The Bears brought back a practice squad player.

The Lions hope their defense can stop a struggling Rams offense.

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers appeared on Ellen to invite a kidney donor to a game.

The Vikings’ defense is allowing just 4.4 yards per play, best in the NFL.

Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen says the injury to CB Delvin Breaux changed the whole defense.

The Falcons flew straight from Denver to Seattle and are practicing there this week in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks.

Panthers G.M. Dave Gettleman is taking criticism for the team’s 1-4 start.

Buccaneers K Roberto Aguayo has missed a league-high four field goals.

The Seahawks think their bye week helped them heal.

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says he won’t give up on a receiver over dropped passes.

Said 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, “I think I’ve always been happy, but more than anything, I’m comfortabl. I’m at peace with myself, with my relationships and with everything that’s going on in my life.”

Los Angeles has been pleased with how many Rams fans are taking public transportation to the games.