Monday, August 8, 2011
AFC East links: A case for Tebow in Miami
By ESPN.com staff
Without the advantage of an offseason's worth of training, rookies are receiving huge doses of the speed and intricacies of the pro game in training camp, making an already complicated transition all the more overwhelming, according to Rodney McKissic of the Buffalo News.
Aaron Maybin, the No. 11 overall pick in the 2009 draft, could be battling in camp just to make the team.
The South Florida Sun-Sentinel's George Diaz writes that Dolphins fans have been clamoring for the wrong Denver quarterback.
Chad Henne and Brandon Marshall had a meeting Sunday in an effort to get on the same page and the early return was promising: Henne connected with Marshall for three touchdowns during a scrimmage.
New England Patriots
Free-agent defensive lineman Andre Carter tweeted Sunday night that he was joining the Patriots.
Former 49ers safety Dashon Goldson visited the Patriots over the weekend.
Via Peter King, defensive lineman Vince Wilfork talked about Albert Haynesworth staying on the right path. "I tell you what, if he doesn't, he's out of here, and he knows it," Wilfork told King. "He knows he has some baggage, and he wants to turn it around."
New York Jets
Rex Ryan on Shaun Ellis joining the Patriots: "The fact that he chose them, there's no way I'm going to wish him well. There's no chance of that." Players react to Ellis' leaving. More reaction from Ryan.
The New York Post's Bart Hubbuch takes a look at the gamble the Jets are making on their revamped, older receiving corps.
Sunday practice notes from ESPNNewYork.com's Jane McManus.