Around the AFC East: Maybin signs with Bills

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Buffalo Bills

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Bills and first-round draft pick Aaron Maybin have reached a five-year deal.

John Vogl of the Buffalo News writes Bills center Seth McKinney isn't concerned about all the new faces on the offensive line.

Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News analyzes at the top developments at the end of Bills training camp.

The Democrat and Chronicle's Sal Maiorana looks at the Bills' trio at tight end.

Miami Dolphins

The Dolphins are not happy with linebacker Matt Roth, reports Jeff Darlington of the Miami Herald.

Jason Taylor missed practice Thursday and is questionable for Saturday night's preseason game because of an illness in his family.

Rookie wide receiver Chris Williams' fearlessness is catching the eye of coach Tony Sparano.

New England Patriots

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took some hits in Thursday night's preseason game against the Bengals.

Back-up quarterback Kevin O'Connell got a chance to prove himself in the game, running a two-minute drill as time expired.

Rookie defensive tackle Ron Brace impressed coach Bill Belichick with his first NFL performance Thursday night.

New York Jets

Jets running back Thomas Jones' favorite TV show might surprise you. "My favorite thing to do to relax is watch 'The Golden Girls' marathon," Jones admitted yesterday during a rare interview at SUNY Cortland. "It kind of puts me in the mind-set of how things kind of used to be. When I see that show, it reminds me of those times when you could go outside and have fun and ride your bike all day. Now, you can't even go outside anymore, you got people doing all kinds of crazy stuff and people getting killed. It's like a crazy world."

Jets rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez performed well in red zone drills in practice Thursday.