AFC East: Monte Clark
September, 23, 2009
By Tim Graham | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
- Olean Times Herald sports columnist Chuck Pollock notes the move to fire offensive coordinator Turk Schonert 10 days before the season opener has worked so far.
- Jonah Bronstein of the Niagara Gazette looks back on Fred Jackson's improbable journey from Coe College to top-five NFL rusher.
- Buffalo News reporters Mark Gaughan and Jay Skurski provide a look at the Bills' roster additions.
- Brian Galliford of BuffaloRumblings.com takes a gander at how the Bills' pass defense will fare against Drew Brees and the Saints.
- South Florida Sun-Sentinel columnist Ethan J. Skolnick writes the Dolphins "just ended Sparano's extended honeymoon, one that lasted an unusually long time in modern sporting times."
- Miami Herald columnist Greg Cote examines the third-and-6 play that could have set the tone for a different ending Monday night.
- Greg Stoda of the Palm Beach Post breaks down the confusing final 3:13 for Miami's offense.
- On "The Fifth Down" blog at NYTimes.com, Andy Barall pays tribute to Monte Clark, the offensive line coach who helped pave the way for Larry Csonka, Jim Kiick and Mercury Morris.
- ESPNBoston's Mike Reiss analyzes Tuesday's acquisition of depth linebacker Prescott Burgess.
- Boston Globe reporter Christopher L. Gasper takes a look at how the Patriots will defend Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez without Rodney Harrison.
- Quincy Patriot Ledger reporter Glen Farley notes Tom Brady is on pace to throw an NFL-record 800 times.
- WEEI.com's Kerry Byrne implores the Patriots to limit passing and start handing off more.
- Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post dares you to name the star of Sunday's victory over the Patriots.
- New York Daily News reporter Rich Cimini tempers excitement with a checklist of items the Jets can do better.
- J.P. Pelzman of the Bergen Record writes the Jets are trying to keep themselves grounded after their sensational 2-0 start.
- Newsday's Roderick Boone takes notice of defensive back Donald Strickland's contributions.