Monday, July 12, 2010
AFC East links: Miami a football town first?
By ESPN.com staff
The Buffalo Bills are opening up ticket sales Monday -- but only if you're a social network "friend" of the team.
BuffaloRumblings.com's Brian Galliford takes a look at the Football Outsiders projection the Bills will win just 5.2 games.
The Miami Dolphins have agreed to a four-year deal with fifth-round draft choice Reshad Jones.
Hey, it's the offseason: The Dolphins took out full-page ads in several South Florida newspapers thanking Dwyane Wade for staying with the Heat and welcoming LeBron James and Chris Bosh to the team.
That got Sun-Sentinel columnist Ethan J. Skolnick thinking: "Is Miami still a football town foremost?"
Dolphins cornerback Sean Smith took to Twitter to say, "This still our city."
New York Jets
ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini wonders "Will Darrelle Revis cry 'uncle' or follow his uncle's lead?"
The Jets' spending is well below the 2009 cap, writes Jane McManus.
Hosting Jets training camp works out well for SUNY Cortland.
Despite a less than cordial departure, the Miami Dolphins will still induct new Jet Jason Taylor into their Ring of Honor.
New England Patriots
The Boston Globe's Albert Breer asks, "Is the Patriots' spread offense dead?"
Shalise Manza Young wants to know who the safety opposite Brandon Meriweather will be.
NESN.com's Jeff Howe looks at how the plethora of Patriots tight ends will fit into the offense.
Patriots.com wants you to meet one of those tight ends: Rookie Aaron Hernandez.
Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo is looking forward to training camp. Who isn't?
Matt Ryan, subbing for SI's Peter King, writes he's been examining Tom Brady in the offseason in order to become a better quarterback.