Frenz of the Family: Must-Reads Around the AFC East, August 1 Edition

Erik Frenz@ErikFrenzSenior Writer IAugust 1, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots throws a pass against the New York Giants during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Giants won 21-17. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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Happy Rabbit Day, hump day or whatever you want to call it.

Not a lot of newsy items yesterday, besides former Jets offensive tackle Jeff Otah's failed physical, which I wrote about, but here's a snapshot of yesterday's best around the AFC East and the NFL.


New England Patriots

Nick Underhill of points out that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was among the league's worst in "bad passes" last year. 

Field Yates of ESPN Boston files a report on all of the Patriots' rookies following the first five practices of training camp.

Mike Loyko of has a camp report from Tuesday's practice.


New York Jets

Bleacher Report Jets featured columnist Aidan Mackie debunks the biggest myths about the 2012 Jets.

Mike Donnelly of gives his stock watch following the first week of Jets training camp.

Rich Cimini of ESPN New York lists three things we learned from Day 6 of training camp.

According to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger, Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie thinks he's the second-best wide receiver on the Jets.


Buffalo Bills

James Walker of ESPN's AFC East blog says head coach Chan Gailey isn't worried about the team's perceived lack of a No. 2 wide receiver.

Mark Gaughan of The Buffalo News writes that Bills quarterback coach David Lee says Ryan Fitzpatrick is off to a good start at camp.

Chris Brown of observed Fitzpatrick walking the wide receivers through their routes step-by-step.


Miami Dolphins

Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald lists a few things to look for as the Dolphins start Week 2 of training camp.

Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post provides the details on quarterback Ryan Tannehill's contract.

Sean Donovan of AFC East Daily writes about the Dolphins' transition to the 4-3 defense, and defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle's comments that the switch is going great.


Around the League

B/R NFL draft lead writer Matt Miller ranks the NFL's offenses.

The Associated Press released its first in a weekly NFL power poll.


Erik Frenz is the AFC East lead blogger for Bleacher Report. Be sure to follow Erik on Twitter and "like" the AFC East blog on Facebook to keep up with all the updates.