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Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Around the AFC East: Favre iffy for finale
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New York Jets
Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post writes that Brett Favre bucks tradition in that
he wants to play
in Thursday night's preseason finale.
But the Bergen Record's J.P. Pelzman writes
Favre seems resigned to the idea of not playing
Newsday reporter Erik Boland writes backup
QB Kellen Clemens has been satisfied
with his performances all preseason.
Newark Star-Ledger reporter Dave Hutchinson takes a look at
whether Clemens is holding onto
the No. 2 job.
Buffalo News reporter Mark Gaughan writes backup QB J.P. Losman's performance Sunday night will
ease anxiety in case of emergency
CB Ashton Youboty
might be doing enough
to keep his job, Gaughan notes.
Miami Herald columnist Armando Salguero writes OLB Joey Porter
might be dealing with career-threatening injuries
Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun Sentinel writes
RB Ricky Williams is motivated
by Bill Parcells.
Palm Beach Post reporter Ben Volin gives updates on all of the
changes on the depth chart
, including a promotion for FS Chris Crocker.
Sarah Rothschild of the Miami Herald tells us
who OL Pedro Sosa is
, among other notes.
New England Patriots
Boston Herald reporter Karen Guregian
gathers the latest updates
on QB Tom Brady's bum foot.
Boston Globe reporter Mike Reiss gives his two cents on the
Patriots' nickel defense
WR Chad Jackson is on the cut-down bubble
, writes Guregian.
The Providence Journal's Robert Lee takes a look at
DB/special teamer/scout-team WR
Guregian, the Ray Ventrone of Boston media, checks in with
local boy Mike Flynn
in her Patriots notebook.