Frenz of the Family: Must-Reads Around the AFC East, August 15 Edition

Erik Frenz@ErikFrenzSenior Writer IAugust 15, 2012

Rex Ryan just wanted to wish Tim Tebow a happy SportsCenter did.
Rex Ryan just wanted to wish Tim Tebow a happy SportsCenter did.Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

Happy Hump Day!

Episode 2 of Hard Knocks with the Miami Dolphins aired last night. If you missed it, here's my review.

There are a lot of links to rifle through, for both you and me, so today I introduce the "Pick of the Day," where I will now highlight the best of the best of what makes it to this post.


Pick of the Day

Austin Wasserman of breaks down Jets quarterback Tim Tebow's throwing motion.


Miami Dolphins

Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald asked head coach Joe Philbin for his thoughts on giving quarterback Ryan Tannehill a start this preseason.

Mark Kriegel of NFL Network's NFL AM gives his thoughts on wide receiver Chad Johnson's release.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel has video of Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle talking about the struggles of the defense in the Dolphins first preseason game.


New England Patriots

Carl Desberg of Boston Sports Then And Now talks about the impact of the loss of running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, as well as potential replacements.

Tom E. Curran of gives his postcard from Patriots practice on Tuesday, including running back Shane Vereen making a big impression in practice while Stevan Ridley failed to impress.

Shalise Manza Young of The Boston Globe writes about the versatility of offensive lineman Nick McDonald, who can play every spot on the line.


New York Jets

Rich Cimini of ESPN New York delivers the goods on the Jets safeties, who plan to make life difficult for anyone coming over the middle of the field.

Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger writes that Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie may see time at wide receiver against the Giants.

Ryan Hadfield of's "Out of Bounds" blog provides video and commentary on ESPN's SportsCenter airing a birthday party for Tim Tebow.


Buffalo Bills

Mark Ludwiczak of CBS Sports gives his rundown of a 53-man roster projection.

Tim Graham of The Buffalo News writes that Bills head coach Chan Gailey will give his starters about 20 snaps in their second preseason game against the Vikings.

Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 Sportsradio gives his camp notes, and named safety George Wilson his practice MVP.


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.