?Anthony Griggs, Philadelphia Eagles linebacker, on why he doesn't like the term "outside linebacker": "They've been using that name for 50 years. 'External enforcer' is more new-wave."
? Joe Torre, the Atlanta Braves' balding manager, explaining why he calls his hairdo a Watergate: "I cover up everything I can."
? George Rogers, New Orleans Saints running back, asked if he had any goals this season: "I want to gain 1,500 or 2,000 yards, whichever comes first."
? Dave Casper, Houston Oilers tight end, on the rigors of preseason training camp: "You've just got to force yourself to put your mind on automatic pilot. You make yourself numb as you can. The more numb you are, the better you can deal with it."