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Friday, January 2, 2009
Around the AFC East: Shula's heir finally found
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
Palm Beach Post columnist Greg Stoda says the Dolphins finally have found
somebody worthy of Don Shula's old job
South Florida Sun-Sentinel columnist Ethan J. Skolnick tells us how injured Dolphins
Greg Camarillo, Justin Smiley and Donald Thomas
will watch Sunday's game.
Palm Beach Post reporter Brian Biggane writes the
Detroit Lions are interested
in Dolphins secondary coach Todd Bowles, among other notes.
Edgar Thompson of the Palm Beach Post visits with career loser
Andre Goodman, who's finally on his way to the playoffs
Miami Herald reporter Jeff Darlington takes a look at the
Dolphins' surging secondary
Tony Sparano insists
sacks aren't necessary for Joey Porter
to be effective, writes Miami Herald reporter Barry Jackson.
Andy Kent of MiamiDolphins.com describes the locker-room scene when
Sparano underscored how special Sunday will be
New York Jets
Rich Cimini of the New York Daily News writes about the
Jets' interest in Mike Shanahan
to be their next head coach.
New York Post reporter Brian Costello looks at the latest on
Steve Spagnuolo's candidacy
First up in the interview process
are Jets assistants Brian Schottenheimer and Bill Callahan, writes Newsday reporter Erik Boland.
Boland weighs in on what it will take
to get the Jets over the hump
New York Daily News columnist Filip Bondy writes the
Jets and Favre might be stuck with each other
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reporter Sal Maiorana takes a
year-end look at the Bills' improved defense
Allen Wilson of the Buffalo News checks in with
former Bills safety Coy Wire
, who's headed to the playoffs with the Falcons.
New England Patriots
Boston Globe reporter Mike Reiss shares
the latest on Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels
and his head coaching prospects
Ron Borges and Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald give an
update on Cleveland's courtship
with Patriots player personnel veep Scott Pioli.
Providence Journal reporter Shalise Manza Young predicts the
Patriots will look different from top to bottom
Hector Longo of the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune writes it's
time for the Patriots to renovate