Morning take: Sparano out, Ireland stays?
December, 12, 2011
By James Walker | ESPN.com
Here are the most interesting stories Monday morning in the AFC East:
- Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald says Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano will be fired after the season, but general manager Jeff Ireland will stay.
- New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo issues a stern warning to his defense after a 34-27 victory over the Washington Redskins, Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald reports.
- Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com says everything is going right for the Jets.
- The Buffalo Bills (5-8) were officially eliminated from playoff contention after losing to the San Diego Chargers, according to The Associated Press.