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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Morning take: No Jones-Drew for the Jets

By James Walker

Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC East: Morning take: We wrote as much on Wednesday. The Jets do not have the cap space to extend their own best player -- Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis. It would look really bad if they worked out a trade and big extension with an outside player when that money could’ve gone to Revis.
Morning take: The more time that passes, the less likely Waters is returning. The Patriots are preparing as though it won't happen. But if Waters plays this season it will be a bonus.
Morning take: Steinbach sat out all of 2011 following major back surgery. He was not the same player in camp he once was, and that clearly bothered him. I got to know Steinbach over his career and he's a good person and a good player. He had solid stints playing for the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns.
Morning take: The second-year defender gets a chance to play behind Mario Williams, Mark Anderson and Chris Kelsay. The pressure isn't too much. Eddins just needs to respond when his number is called.