Frenz of the Family: Must-Reads Around the AFC East, May 8 Edition

Erik FrenzSenior Writer IMay 8, 2012

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Miami Dolphins

Lamar Miller gives the Dolphins another big play threat in their backfield, but his contributions could extend beyond that. Izzy Gould of the Sun-Sentinel points out that Miller has been a stud kick returner in his days with the Hurricanes, and he could be a utility player with the Dolphins.

B/R NFL draft lead blogger Sigmund Bloom points out that Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is carrying himself in camp as if he's the starting quarterback, and also points out that ultimately, the decision will be made based on "decision making, accuracy and playmaking ability."


Buffalo Bills

Fred Jackson is the latest Buffalo Bill to get a big payday and Mark Gaughan of The Buffalo News shared his thoughts and some quotes after the running back gave a press conference on Monday.

B/R Bills featured columnist Robert Quinn has been running down some of the biggest training camp battles, and next up is the cornerback position. 


New England Patriots

With Matt Light's retirement now official, Field Yates of ESPN Boston points out that all eyes are on Nate Solder to step in seamlessly and take over a spot that has been a strength for the Patriots offense since 2001.

Could the Patriots really improve on their 13-3 record from 2011 this coming season? B/R Patriots featured columnist Oliver Thomas sure thinks so, and his logic is sound.


New York Jets

Sixth-round safeties may not typically warrant much conversation, but while the Jets were one of only two teams to pay a visit to safety Josh Bush before the draft, they still feel they have found a great fit for a cover safety according to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger.

B/R featured columnist Gary Davenport thinks that Tim Tebow's inclusion on the NFL Network Top 100 players of 2011 makes the list look absurd. What might have been more absurd would be the uproar from Tebowites if he weren't on the list.