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Saturday, August 25, 2012
Morning take: Tom Brady taking pounding

By James Walker

Here are the most interesting stories Saturday in the AFC East: Morning take: New England’s offensive line has been shaky this preseason. Brady, 35, already has two fumbles from big hits. If this group doesn’t improve and get healthy fast, it could deter the Patriots from making a title run.
Morning take: Buffalo has looked lethargic this preseason. The Bills have started slow in every game and need to at least show flashes of the team most people think they can be.
Morning take: Dolphins coaches and front office don’t like the term, but it’s clear this is a rebuilding year for Miami. This team has too much change and too many holes on the roster to make a playoff push in 2012. I’ve been saying this since the spring and the product is showing on the field this summer.
Morning take: Howard can’t play any worse than former starter Wayne Hunter. If Howard makes a little progress, that will be an upgrade for the Jets’ offense and quarterback Mark Sanchez.