Saturday morning one-liners
The powers-that-be in Miami-Dade County pocketed close to $2 million from the Dolphins for the stadium-renovation election that wasn’t.
Patriots DT Tommy Kelly isn’t thinking about the possibility of playing in his first career postseason game; “You see how many people they get rid of around here?” Kelly said. “Make the team first and then think about all that.”
The relationship between the Jets and QB Joe Namath hasn’t prevented the team from wishing him a happy 70th birthday. (However, they curiously omitted the otherwise perfunctory “and many moooooooore.”)
The Ravens will visit the President’s home office on Wednesday. (It would be neat if they all wear white suits to the White House, but one guy probably still can’t find his.)
The Broncos have hired former Browns director of college scouting John Spytek.
A name change for the Redskins could cost more than $20 million.
The Giants (and the Jets) have requested a restraining order to stop the proposed expansion of the American Dream, a $3.7 billion complex located near MetLife Stadium.
Five players missed the Eagles’ final 2013 “voluntary” OTA session: WR DeSean Jackson (ankle), RB LeSean McCoy (personal business), LT Jason Peters (consistent no-show this year), S Kenny Phillips (pregnant wife), CB Cary Williams (daughter’s recital).
Six Bears (Adam Podlesh, Robbie Gould, Austin Signor, Blake Costanzo, James Anderson, and Cory Brandon) recently visited six-year-old cancer patient Gavin Waterman, and all six of them shaved their heads as a show of support for Gavin.
Folks who own “Packers party houses” across the street from Lambeau Field believe they shouldn’t be required to pay a 10-percent hotel room tax.
A Georgia group is trying to put the public financing plan for the new Falcons stadium before voters.
Former Buccaneers DE Stylez G. White found himself working for $9 an hour at a hotel in Ohio, one year after leading the team in sacks.
The Cardinals are close to a 15-year deal to conduct training-camp practices at the stadium where they play their games.
49ers CEO Jed York jokes that, to make the in-stadium experience superior to being at home, someone needs to develop “beer-proof tablets.”
The guy who grabbed WR Kevin Dyson to preserve Super Bowl XXXIV will be grabbing a pen and signing autographs for Rams fans on June 9.