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AFC East News and Rumors
You thought there's be one week without news of a Jets wreck, didn't you? And you would be wrong. In this case, though, it's an actual wreck, as reports have surfaced that coach Rex Ryan was involved in a minor three-car wreck in Pennsylvania last week.…Upvote Share Tweet
NBC’s Rodney Harrison played for the Patriots and lives in Atlanta. So he’s uniquely qualified to offer up informed opinions about the two teams that lost in Sunday’s conference championship games. Rodney appeared on Tuesday’s PFT Live to discusUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 22, 2013Just months after tearing his ACL, Marcus Lattimore has his sights on the NFL -- and in 2013. The rehabbing back is on a mission, and not letting doubt creep in, says Andy Staples.Upvote Share Tweet
Jets' Ryan receives warning after 3-car crashNew York Jets coach Rex Ryan was involved in a car accident last week in Bethlehem, Pa., the team's public relations department confirmed on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots sign Armond Armstead out of USC, CFLHe might not necessarily be Cameron Wake, but the 49ers are taking a chance on a Canadian defensive lineman who could turn out to be worth the gamble. According to ESPNBoston.com, the Patriots signed former Southern Cal defensive lineman Armond Armstead…Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots are short on draft picksIt's no secret that New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick loves stockpiling draft picks. But 2013 is one of those rare years where the reigning AFC East champions will be short on currency. The Patriots made several recent trades involving draft pic…Upvote Share TweetDolphins General Manager Jeff Ireland met the media at the Senior Bowl on Tuesday and made no attempt to cloak his intentions for the offseason. “We’re looking for playmakers on offense. Look, we had two guys with over 60 catches (Brian Hartline andUpvote Share Tweet
Rex Ryan Wrecked His Red Mustang After Running A Stoplight In Pennsylvania Last Week, According To Policedeadspin.com Updated Jan 22, 2013Rex Ryan was already having a multi-car pileup of an offseason, metaphorically. Now comes word that the Jets head coach literally had one last week: A tipster wrote us yesterday to say that a week earlier, Ryan was in a three-car crash in Bethlehem, Pa.…Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) The NFL is looking into Tom Brady's leg-up slide that hit Ravens safety Ed Reed in the AFC championship game.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 22, 2013Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today:Upvote Share TweetThe 2012 football season is officially over for every team in the division. The New England Patriots lost to the Baltimore Ravens in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. Now it’s time to officially turn the page to the 2013 season. AFC East teams will lookUpvote Share Tweet
Stevie Johnson wants to see a quarterback competitionThe Bills have a new coach in Doug Marrone and many people expect to see them have a new quarterback next season as well. Ryan Fitzpatrick didn’t have a very good year in 2012, especially when it came to throwing the ball down the field, and there was pUpvote Share TweetPatriots journeyman safety Derrick Martin nearly enshrined himself as a good luck charm-he was on the Packers two years ago when they won the Super Bowl (though he finished the season on IR) and was a Giant when they took the Lombardi Trophy last year.Upvote Share Tweet
Ninkovich says the Patriots dynasty is overOn last night’s Pro Football Talk, we took up a Twitter question from the great Kige Ramsey regarding the media’s habit of still treating the Patriots like they are still a dynasty. The Pats still get that treatment because, unlike other NFL dynastiesUpvote Share Tweet
Are Brady and Belichick no longer clutch?There was a time when quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick were untouchable in big games. The New England Patriots' power pair was undefeated in their first 10 playoff games together, which included a run of three Super Bowls in four years fro…Upvote Share Tweet
Billick says the media should leave Belichick alonePatriots coach Bill Belichick has come under heavy criticism in recent days for his failure to speak and/or his failure to say anything when speaking. Curiously, the loudest voices come from analysts employed by CBS, which is widely perceived in media c…Upvote Share TweetArkansas QB Tyler Wilson didn’t mind being compared to former Bills QB Jim Kelly. A look at possibilities for the Dolphins should they want a receiver in the draft. Patriots DE Chandler Jones reflected on a rookie year interrupted by injuries. The JetsUpvote Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: Free AgencyJan 22AFC East blogger James Walker lets you know which players free agents in the division to keep an eye one
Was Tom Brady's Slide Dirty?Jan 22Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Tom Bray's "foot-up" slide at Ed Reed in the AFC Championship Game.
The NFL Season: Championship SundayJan 22The conference championship games in Atlanta and Foxborough represent the best of the season -- elite teams, grand stakes and above all, desperation.
Wes Welker's Wife Critical Of Ray LewisJan 22Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the negative comments made by Wes Welker's wife about Ray Lewis.
Peter King: Wilson not asking for new deal; more on Payton's reinstatement…Jan 22Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today:
Don Banks: Super Bowl XLVII: Facts and figures you may not knowJan 22Stuff you might not know about the San Francisco-Baltimore matchup in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, on Feb. 3...