- James Walker, ESPN Staff Writer
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Here are the most interesting stories Wednesday morning in the AFC East:
Now that the 2012 schedule is out, how many wins will the New England Patriots get next season?
Morning take: Injuries can always play a factor. But otherwise it's hard to see New England winning fewer than 11 or 12 games with the league's easiest schedule. The division appears virtually gift-wrapped next season.
Will the New York Jets' early schedule create a quarterback controversy?
Morning take: As my ESPN colleague Rich Cimini mentioned, the first five games could be rough for starting quarterback Mark Sanchez. A brutal defensive slate against Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Miami, San Francisco and Houston could have fans screaming for Tim Tebow if things don't go well.
December could be a big month for the Buffalo Bills.
Morning take: The Bills have to get to December first. Buffalo starts the year with six road games in the first nine weeks. If the Bills don’t take care of business early, the home stretch won't matter.
The Miami Dolphins will play just once in prime time against Buffalo.
Morning take: Expectations are low for Miami, so this isn't a surprise. Miami has a lot of work to do to prove the doubters wrong and try to get more national games in the future.