AFC East News and Rumors
ESPN.com Updated 9 hours agoYears later, stolen autographed Dolphins helmet returned to late owner's familyShare Tweet
With humor, Tom Brady responds to Danny Amendola's pingpong storyESPN.com 10 hours agoWith humor, Tom Brady responds to Danny Amendola's pingpong storyShare TweetESPN.com 11 hours agoWilfork models in Body Issue, wants Brady to contact GiseleShare Tweet
AFC East Q&A: Where does Ralph Wilson Stadium rank among NFL venues?ESPN.com 17 hours agoAFC East Q&A: Where does Ralph Wilson Stadium rank among NFL venues?Share Tweet
Wednesday morning one-linersprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoJoe Namath says all the Jets on the Super Bowl III-winning team loved their defensive line coach, Buddy Ryan. Bills WR Sammy Watkins might be better off not talking about his injury. Patriots coach Bill Belichick says it was Buddy Ryan’s 46 that drove t…Share Tweet
Jim Kelly getting stronger as he goes through cancer battle: “I feel awesome”profootballtalk.com 18 hours agoBills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly didn’t want to dive back into his recent controversial comments about the future of coach Rex Ryan, but said something that was even more important to Bills fans. Via Jack Woods of the Buffalo News, Kelly said he…Share TweetHours after the death of Buddy Ryan, Bills coach Rex Ryan has released a statement remembering his legendary father. “On behalf of the entire Ryan family, we want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their sympathies, prayers and warm thoughts…Share TweetIt’s a quiet time around the league right now, which leaves players coming off of injuries with little to do other than make sure that they’re feeling well when it comes time for training camp. Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola is in that group. Ame…Share Tweet
With Buddy-like bravado, Rex Ryan loved to boast about his fatherESPN.com Jun 28 (yesterday)With Buddy-like bravado, Rex Ryan loved to boast about his fatherShare Tweet
AFC East Q&A: Are Jets a QB away from being a Super Bowl contender?ESPN.com Jun 28 (yesterday)AFC East Q&A: Are Jets a QB away from being a Super Bowl contender?Share Tweet
Tuesday morning one-linersWhen serving as a Bills assistant gets frustrating, Ed Reed hits golf balls. An attempt to project Dolphins WR Kenny Stills‘ output for the coming season. Patriots WR Julian Edelman will hold a football clinic for women. The Jets will hold six public pr…Share Tweet
Bills are in no hurry to build a new stadiumThe league is nudging the Bills to begin the process of replacing Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Bills aren’t budging, yet. “We have not met and discussed anything relative to all the noise,” Bills president Russ Brandon said regarding a public and private g…Share Tweet
Report: Lombardi’s split from Patriots may not have been mutualprofootballtalk.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)When word first emerged that former Brown G.M. Mike Lombardi no longer is working for the Patriots, it was suggested that the split was mutual. A new report suggests that it may not have been as mutual as initially believed. Ben Volin of the Boston Glob…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murdering Odin Lloyd in April 2015 and sentenced to life in prison. One of the friends that helped Hernandez on the June 2013 night he killed Lloyd in Massachusetts is headed behind bars as w…Share Tweet
Dominique Easley hopes Rams will see him a “just a great person”profootballtalk.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)Defensive tackle Dominique Easley became a free agent much earlier than expected when the Patriots waived him off their roster two years after drafting him in the first round. Injuries hindered Easley in New England and his departure from the team was f…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)A positive take on the Bills’ offensive plans. More than 1,300 players took part in a Dolphins-hosted 7-on-7 tournament over the weekend. A projection of the Patriots’ 53-man roster. CB Marcus Williams is in line for a bigger role on the Jets defense. D…Share Tweet
Jets are thrilled with Darron Lee’s attitudeprofootballtalk.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)The Jets and linebacker Darron Lee have yet to agree to terms on a contract. The Jets don’t seem to be concerned about it, probably because they’re too busy being thrilled with how Lee conducted himself during the offseason program. (With the exception …Share Tweet
Sammy Watkins changes stance, says he could miss campprofootballtalk.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)Not long after Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins said he expected to be on the field early in training camp, Watkins is apparently changing his prognosis. Watkins told ESPN’s Vaughn McClure that though he “feels good,” he doesn’t know when he’ll be clea…Share Tweet
Leonard Williams “more comfortable overall” in second yearprofootballtalk.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)Among the reasons cited for the lack of a serious push from the Jets to sign defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to a long-term contract this offseason is the presence of Sheldon Richardson and 2015 first-round pick Leonard Williams. With Williams and Rich…Share Tweet
Revis: Newton is must-watch TVJun 29Jets CB Darrelle Revis shares his thoughts on what makes Panthers' QB Cam Newton so special.
Amendola impressed by GaroppoloJun 28Danny Amendola isn't worried if Jimmy Garoppolo has to start in Tom Brady's place, and shares what makes Bill Belichick and Tom Brady special.
Is Goodell just a glorified fall guy?Jun 28The First Take crew debates the merits of Roger Goodell's power in the NFL. Is it telling of his status when Cowboys owner Jerry Jones surpasses him on USA Today Sports' list of the NFL's 100 most important people?
Cam Newton more important than Tom Brady?Jun 28The First Take crew discuss the USA Today Sports list of top 100 people in the NFL. Cam Newton's third place spot raises the question, has Cam Newton's influence eclipsed Tom Brady (10th)?