Frenz of the Family: Must-Reads Around the AFC East, August 22 Edition

Erik FrenzSenior Writer IAugust 22, 2012

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 9:   Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots chats with  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints after preseason game at Gillette Stadium on August 9, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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Hump day! Time to get over it!

Also, in case you missed it last night, here's my recap of Hard Knocks episode 3.


Pick of the Day

Bleacher Report featured columnist Scott Kacsmar explains why last year's high-scoring offenses will regress in 2012.


Buffalo Bills

According to Tim Graham of The Buffalo News, defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt isn't alarmed by the number of big plays given up by his defense.

Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 Sportsradio writes that the Bills are simulating a real week of practice during the preseason.


Miami Dolphins

Dave Carey of CBS Sports projects the Dolphins' 53-man roster.

Andy Kent of writes that the quarterback competition has actually united the locker room.


New England Patriots

Mike Loyko of projects the Patriots' 53-man roster.

Christopher Price of relays the report that defensive end Andre Carter worked out for the Raiders and has a workout scheduled with the Rams.


New York Jets

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News writes that right tackle Wayne Hunter was excused from practice on Tuesday for personal reasons.

Seth Walder of the New York Daily News writes about Tim Tebow's slow release.


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.