Must-Read Links Around the AFC East, August 24

Erik FrenzSenior Writer IAugust 24, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 17: Cordy Glenn #77 of the Buffalo Bills looks on before the game against the Minnesota Vikings on August 17, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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You made it to Friday! So did I! Let's celebrate by checking out the hottest links in the AFC East.


Pick of the Day

Bleacher Report featured columnist Scott Kacsmar takes stat men to school and explains the six stats NFL fans and media don't understand.


Buffalo Bills

Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 Sportsradio gives his 53-man-roster projection for the Bills headed into the team's third preseason game.

According to Chris Brown of, Bills linebacker Kirk Morrison could see snaps at middle linebacker in Saturday night's preseason game.

James Walker of ESPN writes that Bills GM Buddy Nix isn't scared of the Patriots.


Miami Dolphins

Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald examines the yet-unconfirmed rumors that Dolphins cornerback Vontae Davis is on the trade block.

Ben Volin of The Palm Beach Post gives his projection of the Dolphins' 53-man roster.

Andy Kent of lists five things to watch for in tonight's preseason game against the Falcons.


New England Patriots

Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston lists the players he's not expecting to play tonight, based on practice participation. Among those names are wide receiver Wes Welker and right tackle Sebastian Vollmer.

Tom E. Curran of writes that Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is saying the team will have to "suck it up" when it comes to playing three preseason games in a 10-day stretch.

Christopher Price of highlights the praise being handed out from Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork and cornerback Devin McCourty to their former college coach Greg Schiano, who now coaches for the Buccaneers.


New York Jets

Jenny Vrentas of The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger gives her thoughts on the big news yesterday that the Jets have benched right tackle Wayne Hunter.

Kieran Darcy of ESPN New York gives his practice report from Thursday's camp session and highlights three things we learned on the day.

Nick St. Denis of AFC East Daily explains why communication and conditioning are the keys for the Jets defense.


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. Unless specified otherwise, all quotes are obtained first-hand.