Around the AFC East: Mangini on the spot
December, 12, 2008
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim GrahamNew York Jets
- Sam Borden of the Journal News writes head coach Eric Mangini, "as much as anyone, is on the line now. Not just for this season but for his entire Jets career."
- Rich Cimini of the New York Daily News looks into Mangini's softer philosophy on late-season practices.
- Newsday reporter Erik Boland writes Magini won't give tight end Dustin Keller any more rookie leeway.
- New York Post reporter Brian Costello takes a look at the Jets' problems at converting third downs.
- Allen Wilson of the Buffalo News examines how the Bills can go 22 possessions without a touchdown.
- The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle's Sal Maiorana agrees with owner Ralph Wilson: The Bills don't have the talent.
- D&C columnist Bob Matthews writes third-string quarterback Gibran Hamdan deserves a look if J.P. Losman struggles.
- Palm Beach Post reporter Edgar Thompson assembles an array of voices for an interesting overview of the Dolphins.
- South Florida Sun-Sentinel reporter Omar Kelly writes the Dolphins have released cornerback Michael Lehan.
- David J. Neal of the Miami Herald looks at the Dolphins' paltry turnover total.
New England Patriots
- Nose tackle Vince Wilfork intends to soldier on, writes Boston Herald reporter Karen Guregian.
- Providence Journal reporter Shalise Manza Young gauges the locker-room response to quarterback Matt Cassel's return after the death of his father.
- Lawrence Eagle-Tribune writer Bill Burt finds Raider Nation is alive and kicking -- and has a long memory about the tuck rule.
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