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Monday, September 1, 2008
Around the AFC East: Pats host Deltha O'Neal
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New England Patriots
Mike Reiss of the Boston Globe reports the Patriots are entertaining
CB Deltha O'Neal at Gillette Stadium
Boston Herald writer John Tomase brings up former Patriots
CB Ty Law as a worthy addition
to the secondary.
runs down a busy Sunday
in which the WR Randy Moss did a rare interview, all eyes were on QB Tom Brady's footwork and the Patriots cut S John Lynch and WR Chad Jackson.
Providence Journal reporter Shalise Manza Young predicts
possible roster additions
with two spots open, and one of them could be re-signing Lynch.
checks in with RB LaMont Jordan
now that he's officially a Patriot.
Bucky Gleason of the Buffalo News takes inventory on the
first day of regular-season practice
and doesn't see
Archibald Leach, Lucille LeSueur or Jason Peters
Rookie T Demetrius Bell wants people to
wait and see before passing judgment
, Gleason writes.
Olean Times Herald sports editor Chuck Pollock
breaks down the decisions
that went into the final 53.
Miami Herald reporter David J. Neal writes about the Dolphins' decision to grant
RB Ricky Williams a contract extension
and other notes.
Palm Beach Post columnist Greg Stoda
doesn't recognize the Dolphins anymore
-- and that's a positive development.
New York Jets
New York Daily News reporter Rich Cimini checks the
pulse of the Jets locker room
in advance of Sunday's matchup with old friend Chad Pennington and the Dolphins.
Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post examines the
impact of OLB Calvin Pace
on the defense.
Newsday writer Erik Boland takes a look at
LBs Kenwin Cummings and Marques Murrell
, two apparent long shots who made the team.