TUESDAY MORNING ONE-PER-CLUB ONE-LINERS by Michael David Smith
Says Giants DE Osi Umenyiora, "I think we've got a chance to do something special."Falcons CB DeAngelo Hall after the Monday night loss: "We got to go back this week in practice and do it, do it for coach [Bobby] Petrino. He doesn't deserve to be 1-5 right now." [Editor's note: Okay, I thought there was supposed to be no booze in the locker room.]Bills QB J.P. Losman on whether he's still the starter: "I don't know. I have no clue. But there are so many other factors involved that I'm not quite sure I'm ready to share at this point."Dolphins coach Cam Cameron says of the team's 0-6 start, "This is not unbearable."Patriots coach Bill Belichick says of the players on the Physically Unable to Perform list, "No update. When we make that decision we'll let you know."Jets backup QB Kellen Clemens didn't want to talk about starter Chad Pennington.Everyone in Baltimore insists there's no quarterback controversy.Marvin Lewis' contract as Bengals head coach runs through the 2010 season.The Browns will wait at least another week before allowing C LeCharles Bentley to practice.The Steelers expect all of their injured starters to be ready to play Sunday.Texans coach Gary Kubiak thinks C Chris White is showing promise.The Colts expect to have S Bob Sanders, WR Marvin Harrison, and RB Joseph Addai back at practice this week.Jaguars LB Mike Peterson says of being overlooked, "I love that position. Sneak up on everybody and bite them. Like a snake.
Everybody hates that snake that sneaks up and bites you."Titans WR Brandon Jones will miss 1-2 weeks after arthroscopic knee surgery.Broncos CB Champ Bailey hopes to return to practice Wednesday despite a pulled quadriceps.Chiefs coach Herm Edwards thought the officials should have ejected CB Benny Sapp after a personal foul Sunday.Says Raiders coach Lane Kiffin of QB JaMarcus Russell, "When we think he can help us win, we'll put him in."Chargers DT Jamal Williams had arthroscopic surgery on both knees Monday, but won't be out long.WR Patrick Crayton is confident that the Cowboys are going to the Super Bowl.The Eagles are getting worried about Bears return man Devin Hester.The Redskins are shuffling their offensive line.Bears coach Lovie Smith wishes he hadn't kicked to Adrian Peterson Sunday.Lions coach Rod Marinelli said WR Calvin Johnson "worked pretty good" with a back injury.Packers TE Bubba Franks will likely miss two to four weeks with a knee injury.Vikings LB Ben Leber will get more playing time.What does it say about Panthers QB David Carr that so many people want him benched for a guy who's 15 years older and doesn't even know the playbook?When asked whether his team had turned the corner, Saints coach Sean Payton said, "There is no corner. We're 1-4 and we won a game."The injuries to Buccaneers TE Alex Smith and DE Patrick Chukwurah weren't as serious as the team feared.Cardinals special teams standout Aaron Francisco is expected to miss three to four weeks with a sprained MCL.Rams CB Tye Hill got up and celebrated after breaking up a pass Sunday, even though the Rams were down by 16 in the fourth quarter at the time.QB Alex Smith hopes to start for the 49ers Sunday against the Giants, saying, "The shoulder feels great."Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren scripts the team's first 15 offensive plays, and this season he hasn't been pleased with the results.