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Saturday morning one-liners

The Bills aren’t talking like a team that plans to take a quarterback in the first round.

Notre Dame WR Golden Tate was scheduled to interview with the Dolphins on Friday night.

While he was unemployed last summer, new Redskins coach Mike Shanahan got a rare glimpse inside a Patriots practice, thanks to his friendship with Bill Belichick.

The Jets are planning contract talks with C Nick Mangold and CB Darrelle Revis.

Oklahoma TE Jermaine Gresham, who missed the 2009 season, said that his knee is healthy -- and that might interest the Ravens.

The Bengals will give a second-round tender to LB Brandon Johnson.

Browns LB D’Qwell Jackson expects to be with the team in 2010 but isn’t banking on anything beyond that.

A desire to improve on the run could put Idaho G Mike Iupati on the Steelers radar for the draft.

Texans DE Mario Williams will be part of a NFL contingent taking part in an USO tour of military bases in Asia.

The Colts are deciding whether their offensive line needs major or minor changes this offseason.

Said Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio, “I think people are so quick. They either want to make somebody king and the greatest ever and somebody else is not good enough and never will be. And I just don’t think that’s the way it works in sports.”

Getting younger doesn’t worry Titans coach Jeff Fisher very much.

Broncos coach Josh McDaniels will take his turn in front of microphones at the Combine on Saturday.

Chiefs G.M. Scott Pioli got testy after being asked several questions about what’s wrong with the Patriots.

Paul Gutierrez of the Sacramento Bee wonders why the Raiders didn’t roll the dice with a non-exclusive franchise tag for DE Richard Seymour.

Chargers TE Antonio Gates will have his basketball number retired when he’s inducted into the Kent State Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

One Cowboys scout was very impressed with Maryland T Bruce Campbell’s body.

Giants coach Tom Coughlin said that LB Antonio Pierce’s neck injury wasn’t a big factor in the decision to release him earlier this month.

The Eagles won’t offer a tender to TE Alex Smith.

The Redskins hired Malcolm Blacken, who was with the team from 1996-2000, and Chad Englehart as assistant strength and conditioning coaches.

Bears K Robbie Gould addressed the kickers at the combine and shared his story of going from undrafted rookie to longtime NFLer.

Tom Kowalski of discusses the difficulties the Lions face in attempts to trade down in the draft.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy insists that the team wants LB Aaron Kampman back next season.

Although they knew he suffered them, the severity of WR Percy Harvin’s migraines surprised the Vikings.

Falcons coach Mike Smith anticipates QB Matt Ryan’s toe will be fully healed by the time the team starts their offseason program.

With DE Julius Peppers on his way out of town, the Panthers have turned their attention toward signing key members of the team going forward.

Saints K Garrett Hartley was one of several athletes on hand for the opening of Disney’s Wide World of Sports.

The Buccaneers will not be offering tenders to WR Brian Clark, LB Matt McCoy or FB Byron Storer.

With the draft focus expected to be on defense, the Cardinals will need to look elsewhere for depth at quarterback.

Former Rams running backs Eric Dickerson and Marshall Faulk were part of the group put together by Dave Checketts’s unsuccessful bid to buy the Rams.

Niners offensive line coach Mike Solari will run combine drills at that position, which is helpful since the team could use a tackle.

Browns president Mike Holmgren spoke briefly about his former team and said that he hopes Seahawks T Walter Jones returns to the field in 2010.