AFC East Articles

If there's one tried and true way to beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, it's to attack the middle of his offensive line, prevent him from stepping up in the pocket and disrupt plays as early as possible. Both Super Bowl...
Mike Dussault
1 week ago
Dominique Easley
When the New England Patriots took Dominique Easley in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, they knew they were getting a player coming off back-to-back ACL tears, but they also hoped they were taking a player with incredible explosion off...
Mike Dussault
2 weeks ago
Eddie Goldman
This offseason there seem to be more holes than usual in the New England Patriots' personnel. With the departure of both starting cornerbacks and long-time stalwart Vince Wilfork, as well as questions at guard and unproven depth at running back...
Mike Dussault
3 weeks ago
Bill Belichick
Roster turnover in the NFL is inevitable and no one knows this better than the New England Patriots, who have put together the best record in the league over the last decade-plus with an ever-changing group of players surrounding Tom Brady....
Mike Dussault
1 month ago
Bill Belichick
The New England Patriots' decade-and-a-half of dominance was not built with over-priced free agents, yet every offseason the collective followers of the team seem to forget this simple fact. Despite handing out plenty of top end deals over...
Mike Dussault
1 month ago
NFL Combine is under way, so it’s a good time to take a look at what each team might be looking for in Indianapolis.  Keep in mind these could change once teams start adding free agents on March 10, so we’ll revisit this just...
John Gworek
2 months ago
Ryan Tannehill
The Miami Dolphins look to stay in the thick of the AFC playoff hunt when they take on the New York Jets on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Dolphins (6-5) need a win to not only keep pace with the AFC East-leading Patriots (9-...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Mario Williams
The Buffalo Bills will attempt to stay in the playoff discussion when they take on the New York Jets tonight in their adopted “home” of Ford Field in Detroit. This game was originally scheduled to be played Sunday afternoon at Ralph...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
There's no rest for a pair of weary and discouraged AFC East teams this week, as the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins look to bounce back tonight on the NFL Network. Both the Bills (5-4) and Dolphins (5-4) suffered disappointing, largely self-...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
Tom Brady
The New York Jets, who arrive in Foxboro in the midst of their longest losing streak in seven years, will try to get off the schneid on the road against a surging New England Patriots team that has looked like a Super Bowl contender the last two...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Bill Belichick
While the Patriots were among the NFL’s elite in 2013 with a 12–4 record and No. 2 seed in the AFC, they were clearly a notch below the Seahawks, Broncos and 49ers. Have they done enough in the offseason to get back into the Super Bowl...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
New England Patriots
Winners of 10 of the last 11 division titles, the AFC East has been dominated by New England ever since Bill Belichick and Tom Brady joined forces in 2001. This is not expected to change in 2014 either, not with Darrelle Revis joining the secondary...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Rex Ryan
The Jets have missed the playoffs for three straight seasons — during which time they’ve gone 8–8, 6–10 and 8–8 again last season — but owner Woody Johnson and general manager John Idzik decided to bring coach...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Sammy Watkins
Many NFL teams adopt a “playoffs or bust’’ mentality, but how many actually live it? With the franchise for sale and its future uncertain following the death of team founder Ralph C. Wilson Jr., in March, the Buffalo Bills seem to...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Ryan Tannehill
Coming off one of the more eventful 8–8 seasons in recent memory, the Miami Dolphins hope they are ready to make more of their news on the field. Dogged by an embarrassing bullying scandal that put them in the national spotlight while taking...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Matt Ryan
2014 was a fun year in the football universe, culminating in a Super Bowl championship for the Seattle Seahawks and a runner-up finish for the Denver Broncos. Though these two squads enjoyed deep postseason runs, not every city is blessed with...
Evan Buhler
9 months ago
Rex Ryan
For the second time in a little more than a month, AFC East rivals will meet when the New England Patriots match up against the New York Jets at 1 p.m. ET Sunday on CBS. The Patriots (5-1) are in first place in the division and riding high...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
The Patriots’ championship window, or at least the Tom Brady era, is approaching its end, but there is no reason to believe that another AFC East title isn’t on the way this season. The Bills, Jets and Dolphins do not appear ready to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tom Brady
Pay attention fantasy football fans because it's a new world for the New England Patriots and their receivers this season. A whirlwind offseason for the Patriots has seen the departure of trusted regulars Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd, the...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Miami Dolphins
After four straight non-playoff seasons, you can say this about the Dolphins: They are decidedly different. Jeff Ireland, the holdover general manager, spent the offseason deploying owner Stephen Ross’ cash and his draft pick stash to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Rex Ryan
Six starters fled the Jets in free agency, including their top running back and two safeties. Their best player, one of the great shutdown cornerbacks in football, was traded to Tampa Bay just prior to the draft. Their big free agent signing was a...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
C.J. Spiller
Doug Marrone, the former Syracuse head coach, is off to a banner start with the Buffalo Bills. Channeling some of that college spirit, Marrone ordered up two 20-feet-tall banners picturing the Vince Lombardi Trophy to hang behind the goal posts of...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
It's been quite an offseason for the New England Patriots. But even murder scandals and public contract disputes won't keep Tom Brady and the Pats from being the clear-cut AFC East frontrunner. And since scheduling plays a huge role in the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Miami Dolphins began the season 1-3 last year but finished 6-6 in their final 12 games. So year No. 2 under Joe Philbin begins with cautious optimism. And since scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season, Athlon is...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
This isn’t going to be pretty for the New England Patriots.Contract disputes, broken forearms, video scandals and Super Bowl disappointments are one thing. Murder is an entirely different issue all together.New England Patriots tight end...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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