AFC East wire: Year to forget for Merling
July, 23, 2010
By Tim Graham | ESPN.com
- Miami Herald reporter Barry Jackson writes troubled defensive lineman Phillip Merling's 2010 has gotten more ruinous with news of a potentially season-ending Achilles injury.
- Palm Beach Post columnist Greg Stoda contemplates Jimmy Johnson's appearance on the next season of "Survivor." No, seriously. That's happening.
- Brian Galliford of BuffaloRumblings.com provides a tale of the tape for the upcoming battle between Trent Edwards and Brian Brohm.
- Pro Football Weekly associate editor Michael Blunda predicts more action for sophomore tight end Shawn Nelson.
- Providence Journal columnist Jim Donaldson reflects on the Patriots of yore with some old writing buddies.
- Boston Globe writer Tony Massarotti advises Tom Brady to hold out if the quarterback doesn't have a contract extension by training camp.
- New York Daily News reporter Manish Mehta implores the Jets to get cornerback Darrelle Revis signed.
- Yahoo! Sports columnist Jason Cole places the Jets atop his defensive backfield rankings.