AFC East wire: Shula, Scott finally embrace
May, 9, 2010
By Tim Graham | ESPN.com
- South Florida Sun-Sentinel columnist Dave Hyde writes how the silence between Don Shula and Jake Scott ended after nearly three decades.
- Palm Beach Post columnist Greg Stoda examines Tony Sparano's job security compared to South Florida's other coaches.
- Miami Herald reporter Barry Jackson catches up with Chad Pennington, who says his surgically repaired shoulder will be 100 percent by training camp and Pat White's accuracy has improved.
- Buffalo News columnist Jerry Sullivan writes of Brian Brohm: "Only in Buffalo could a quarterback be simultaneously fighting for his NFL life and serving as the fans' greatest source of hope at the game's most important position."
- Perfect for Mother's Day, Allen Wilson of the Buffalo News shares the story of rookie nose tackle Torell Troup's tough upbringing.
- Toronto Sun reporter Mike Ganter soaks up Clemson running back C.J. Spiller's first days in the NFL.
- The 2011 draft pick the Patriots received from the Saints for tight end David Thomas has been upgraded to a sixth-rounder, ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss reports.
- In a piece for "The Fifth Down" blog at NYTimes.com, Toni Monkovic wonders if Bill Belichick has gotten a free pass on questionable drafting.
- Hartford Courant columnist Jeff Jacobs wants everybody to relax about rookie tight end Aaron Hernandez's history of marijuana use.
- Boston Herald reporter Karen Guregian ponders if the Jets' offseason moves will be enough to supplant the Patriots as the class of the division.
- ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini empties out his notebook with various Jets tidbits, including items on JaMarcus Russell and Adalius Thomas.
- Jake Gyllenhaal's dream project would be starring in a motion picture about Joe Namath.