AFC East News and Rumors
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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick believes the tight end is critical for his offense. The Patriots put a lot of emphasis on the tight end position. When you watch them you’ll see more formation diversity with the tight ends than you’ll see from …Share Tweet
LeSean McCoy travels with Bills to Miamiprofootballtalk.com 2 hours agoBills running back LeSean McCoy still may not play in Sunday’s game at Miami with a hamstring injury, but he still hasn’t been ruled out. McCoy has made the trip to South Florida, PFT confirms. The news was first reported by Jeff Darlington of ESPN. Whi…Share Tweet
Jets place Henderson on non-football injury listprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoThe Jets placed veteran linebacker Erin Henderson on the non-football injury/illness list Saturday. Henderson had started four games this season and led the team in tackles in each of the last two games. His absence creates another hole in the defensive…Share TweetPatriots LB Jamie Collins (hip) makes trip to PittsburghShare Tweet
Jets Quarterback Bryce Petty Understands All Too Well How to Waitnytimes.com 6 hours agoPetty had to wait two seasons before becoming a starter at Baylor, and entering Sunday, 662 days after his last collegiate appearance, he will be on the bench for the Jets.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoWith hip and shoulder injuries on deck, Jets WR Eric Decker insists that he’ll be good to go for 2017. If RB LeSean McCoy and WR Robert Woods can’t go at Miami, a couple of former Miami players will be called upon to fill the void. The Dolphins will use…Share Tweet
Todd Bowles attributes Matt Forte’s struggles to blocking not ageprofootballtalk.com 21 hours agoAfter generating 196 yards rushing and three touchdowns in the team’s first two games, Jets running back Matt Forte has seen his production drop significantly in four straight losses — from 65 yards to 27 to 53 to 19. He also has a career-low 3.5 yards …Share TweetJets' Sheldon Richardson: Argument with Marshall 'locker room business'Share TweetThe biggest fine to come out of last Sunday’s Patriots victory over the Bengals was the $75,000 penalty levied on Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict for stepping on Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount’s leg. That wasn’t the only fine for a player in…Share TweetDolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was not fined for what the Steelers felt was a kick on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in last week’s game, PFT has confirmed. Suh was rushing Roethlisberger in the fourth quarter, and the Steelers reportedly filed…Share TweetRavens quarterback Joe Flacco returned to practice Friday after missing two days with a right shoulder issue, but the team isn’t ready to say he’ll definitely be playing against the Jets this weekend. Flacco has been listed as questionable for Sunday’s …Share TweetThe Bills have activated rookie pass rusher Shaq Lawson from their physically unable to perform list. Lawson suffered a shoulder injury during rookie minicamp last spring that required surgery and forced him to miss all of training camp and the preseaso…Share TweetQuarterback Ben Roethlisberger won’t be the only key offensive player missing when the Steelers face the Patriots on Sunday. The team has ruled out three others ahead of the game. Running back DeAngelo Williams, wide receiver Markus Wheaton and right ta…Share Tweet
Muhammad Wilkerson doesn’t practice, questionable for SundayThe Jets season has been short on good news in the first six weeks and their chances of turning that around against the Ravens this Sunday won’t be helped by the ankle injury suffered by defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. Wilkerson missed his second prac…Share Tweet
N.F.L. Schedule: Here’s Who We Think Will Win in Week 7nytimes.com Oct 21 (yesterday)The Seahawks look to bury the Cardinals in the N.F.C. West; the Steelers face the Patriots without Ben Roethlisberger. Here’s what to expect.Share Tweet
Steelers' Antonio Brown skipping customized cleats for Patriots weekSteelers' Antonio Brown skipping customized cleats for Patriots weekShare Tweet
Bill Belichick: 'Had a couple of long answers ... usually a problem with me'Bill Belichick: 'Had a couple of long answers ... usually a problem with me'Share Tweet
How Todd Bowles attacks Jets' slump: Jordan, Wooden and video at 4:30 a.m.How Todd Bowles attacks Jets' slump: Jordan, Wooden and video at 4:30 a.m.Share Tweet
Terry Pegula: “No way” this year is playoffs or bustNear the end of the 2015 season, there was a report that Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula were going to fire coach Rex Ryan and General Manager Doug Whaley if the team didn’t make the playoffs in 2016. That was refuted, but the feeling took enough hold…Share TweetBill Belichick is done with tablets, but not all of his Patriots players areShare Tweet
Miami Dolphins' only way to relevance is to win games in the AFC Eastmiamiherald.com Oct 21 (yesterday)If you're thinking this season is already over for the Miami Dolphins because they are 2-4 and in third place in the AFC East then stop reading now. This post is not for you. Nothing to see here. Move along. Well, you've made it to the fifth paragraph s…Share Tweet
Bills looking to add Bush to bolster backfieldAug 1Mike Rodak reports Reggie Bush is visiting with the Bills on Monday and believes a deal could be in place by the end of the day.
Bob Ryan: Brady suspension 'a complete joke'Jul 31Bob Ryan is astounded the NFL has upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate.
Fitzpatrick: 'There's a lot of things we can improve on'Jul 30Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick says the Jets' offense can reach greater heights this season by working to improve on situational football and being competitive with the team's defense during training camp.
Who is better at news conferences than Belichick?Jul 30Take a look at some of Patriots coach Bill Belichick's best news conference moments through the years.