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Thursday, September 25, 2008
Around the AFC East: Troy Brown retires
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New England Patriots
Troy Brown made it official this morning and retired. Here are stories from the
and from the
Mike Reiss of the Boston Globe writes about
Patriots kickoff returns
, which lead the league.
Metro Boston News reporter Christopher Price writes
Ellis Hobbs was the only Patriot
who did his job well Sunday.
Boston Herald reporter Karen Guregian takes a look at whether
Matt Cassel is impairing his protection
Buffalo News columnist examines safety
Donte Whitner's illegal hit
that might have sparked Sunday's comeback victory.
Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News, among other notes, writes
Roscoe Parrish's injury is an opportunity
for a couple of rookies.
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reporter Sal Maiorana examines
left tackle Jason Peters' performances so far
Palm Beach Post columnist Greg Stoda warns Dolfans
not to get worked into a tizzy
over one victory.
Miami Herald reporter Jeff Darlington writes quarterback
Chad Pennington might be finding a groove
(an editorial aside: the Herald's redesigned Web site looks pretty sharp).
Joey Porter says he has
no excuse for not recording double-digit sacks
this year, writes Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
The Sun-Sentinel's Omar Kelly takes a look at
how the rookies are doing
New York Jets
Erik Boland of Newsday takes a look at
Brett Favre's injury status
and how much his games-started streak will impact his decision to play.
Favre is suspicious of
teammates or fans who are losing faith
, writes New York Post reporter Dan Martin.
Newark Star-Ledger reporter Dave Hutchinson writes
there's reason to worry
Mike Florio of the Sporting News says the
pressure to win is mounting
for the Jets.
The New York Daily News' Rich Cimini reports nose tackle
Kris Jenkins is expected to play
Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.