- James Walker, ESPN Staff Writer
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Here are the most interesting stories Wednesday in the AFC East:
Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports rookie corner Jamar Taylor missed organized team activities due to hernia surgery.
Morning take: Taylor was curiously missing from practice Tuesday and this explains why. This puts the rookie second-round pick behind in the cornerback competition in Miami.
Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett says rookie quarterback EJ Manuel must improve “everything,” according to Chris Brown of Buffalo’s team site.
Morning take: Buffalo knew Manuel had a lot to learn at the NFL level but fell in love with all his tools. Manuel has a tough job beating out two veterans and must make big strides between now and September.
ESPNNewYork’s Rich Cimini reports Jets running back Mike Goodson will plead not guilty to drug and weapons charges.
Morning take: This is the best way for Goodson to keep his job in New York. Any guilty plea could lead to a release or an NFL suspension. The Jets may wait for the legal process to run its course before making a decision.
Former New England Patriots defensive tackle Kyle Love calls out his former team for releasing him after his diabetes diagnosis, writes Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union.
Morning take: The Patriots are extremely business-like and not afraid to cut ties quickly. Fans like their winning culture, but a lot of players don’t agree with the way the Patriots sometimes do business.