AFC East News and Rumors

  • Dolphins activate Jordan as suspension ends

    Dolphins activate Jordan as suspension ends

    ESPN.com Updated 1 hour ago
    The Miami Dolphins activated defensive end and former first-round pick Dion Jordan to the active roster, the team announced Saturday.
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  • W2W4: Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets

    W2W4: Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets

    ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- In a promotional giveaway, all fans will receive a green New York Jets flag Sunday upon entering MetLife Stadium. Maybe it should be a white flag. No doubt, many are ready to give up on the season, if they haven't already. The Jets…
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  • Mehta: Jets offense happy to hop on Percy Harvin's back and run…

    Mehta: Jets offense happy to hop on Percy Harvin's back and run all over Bills

    nydailynews.com 4 hours ago
    Lance Alworth or Paul Warfield or Jerry Rice entered the building this week to save the day for the Jets. It was hard to decipher which legend arrived at the AFC East doormat’s headquarters, but the guy clearly came from a great distance.
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  • Patriots football journey: Jimmy Garoppolo

    Patriots football journey: Jimmy Garoppolo

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has proved to be a quick study on the field. That extends to off the field, as well. One example came this week when Garoppolo, who grew up in Arlington Heights, Illinois, was …
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  • Jags' Ball out vs. Dolphins with biceps injury

    Jags' Ball out vs. Dolphins with biceps injury

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without one starting cornerback and possibly his backup for Sunday's home game against the Miami Dolphins.
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  • Bill Belichick declines to talk about Darrelle Revis in every w…

    Bill Belichick declines to talk about Darrelle Revis in every way possible

    yahoo.com ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    There's some perverse fascination in dealing with New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, not unlike the days when you were back in your first apartment and you were starving. You'd go to that refrigerator, open it again and again and again, hop…
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  • Pats will soon get a close look at the one who got away

    Pats will soon get a close look at the one who got away

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    During 2013 free agency, the Patriots signed then-restricted free agent Emmanuel Sanders to an offer sheet, willing to give up a third-round pick if it meant getting the player away from Pittsburgh on a one-year, $2.5 million deal. The Steelers matched,…
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  • Shane Vereen questionable due to illness

    Shane Vereen questionable due to illness

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Shane Vereen wasn’t at Patriots practice on Friday, a new development after the running back had been on the field each of the first two days of the week. The good news for the Pats is that Vereen isn’t injured. The bad news is that he’s sick enough tha…
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  • Harvin wants to reach 'next level' with Jets

    Harvin wants to reach 'next level' with Jets

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Wide receiver Percy Harvin says he's looking forward to being part of something special with the Jets.
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  • Has Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill turned the corner?

    Has Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill turned the corner?

    ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    DAVIE, Fla. -- Although it hasn't been publicized much on a national level, Ryan Tannehill of the Miami Dolphins has quietly been one of the hottest quarterbacks in the NFL during the past three weeks. Tannehill has been lights out in 10 of his past 12 …
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  • Akeem Ayers happy to be somewhere he has a chance to play

    Akeem Ayers happy to be somewhere he has a chance to play

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Linebacker Akeem Ayers had fallen out of favor in Tennessee this season, leaving him as a healthy scratch for five of the team’s seven games and, unbeknownst to him, on the trading block. The Titans pulled the trigger on a deal this week, sending Ayers …
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    WR Chris Hogan has moved into a bigger role on the Bills offense. The Dolphins have gotten solid work from LB Jelani Jenkins. The Patriots defense should face some stiffer tests in the coming weeks. Said Jets G Willie Colon of WR Percy Harvin, “If you h…
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  • Bears vs. Patriots preview

    Bears vs. Patriots preview

    ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Has it really been eight years already? The last time the Chicago Bears visited the New England Patriots, on Nov. 26, 2006, quarterback Tom Brady was juking linebacker Brian Urlacher on an unforgettable 11-yard run en route to a hard-fought, 17-13 win. …
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  • Smarter Football: How Rex Ryan Can Save His Job and Help Reinve…

    Smarter Football: How Rex Ryan Can Save His Job and Help Reinvent the N.F.L.

    nytimes.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    The Jets coach could change his reputation and the league’s by starting the fourth-down revolution in football.
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  • Calvin Pryor hasn’t had expected impact on Jets defense

    Calvin Pryor hasn’t had expected impact on Jets defense

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    When the Jets drafted safety Calvin Pryor in the first round of May’s draft, the team talked about the impact he would have as a big hitter in the back end of a defense that hasn’t had good safety play during Rex Ryan’s time as head coach. The Jets are …
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  • Video - The Bear Facts: Week 8 02:51

    The Bear Facts: Week 8

    Oct 24
    Jeff Dickerson, Michael C. Wright and Tom Waddle break down why the Bears' run game and Jay Cutler's ability to limit turnovers will be key in Chicago's matchup against New England in Week 8.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Bills-Jets 00:47

    Inside Edge: Bills-Jets

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Buffalo at the New York Jets.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Bears-Patriots 00:30

    Inside Edge: Bears-Patriots

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Chicago at New England.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Dolphins-Jaguars 00:38

    Inside Edge: Dolphins-Jaguars

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Miami at Jacksonville

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    Oct 24
    I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
  • Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes Green

    Oct 23
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    Oct 23
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  • Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and Goal

    Oct 23
    John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.