Around the AFC East: Mayo turning heads
August, 4, 2008
By Tim Graham | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New England Patriots
- John Tomase of the Boston Herald gives an update on rookie ILB Jerod Mayo's remarkable development. Perhaps the Tank Williams experiment can end now.
- Boston Globe reporter Christopher L. Gasper takes a look at talented TE David Thomas' inability to stay on the field.
- The facts suggest QB Matt Gutierrez should be the odd man out, writes Providence Journal reporter Shalise Manza Young.
- Buffalo News columnist Bob DiCesare tells the Bills to wake up and pay holdout LT Jason Peters.
- Incumbent TE Robert Royal has to fend off challengers to keep his job as unquestioned starter, writes Buffalo News reporter Allen Wilson.
- Sports Illustrated's inimitable Dr. Z drops by St. John Fisher to send everyone a postcard from Bills camp.
- DE-turned-DT Vonnie Holliday is about to turn OLB, a position he hasn't played since high school, writes Miami Herald reporter Sarah Rothschild.
- Palm Beach Post columnist Dave George believes the offense will depend more on the RBs than the QBs.
New York Jets
- Volatile CB Ahmad Carroll tells New York Daily News reporter Rich Cimini, "This pretty much is my last chance at the NFL."
- Newsday writer Erik Boland provides a look at rookie TE Dustin Keller, who's looking like a serious matchup problem for defenses.