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Must-Read Links Around the AFC East, August 27

Quinton Coples made a big play, but wasn't happy on Sunday night.
Quinton Coples made a big play, but wasn't happy on Sunday night.Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Erik FrenzSenior Writer IAugust 27, 2012

It's been a very news-y weekend in the AFC East!

In case you missed it, here's a quick recap:

  • Dolphins cornerback Vontae Davis traded to the Colts for a second- and conditional sixth-round pick.
  • Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson traded to the Bills.
  • Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez received a long-term extension.

And here's a spin around the AFC East for some of the best columns and other stories.


New England Patriots

Greg Bedard of The Boston Globe gives his insight on the Patriots' preseason game against the Buccaneers after re-watching the game.

Mike Loyko of takes an historical look at the Patriots roster breakdown.


New York Jets

Rich Cimini of ESPN New York breaks down the playing time of several key players on offense in Sunday night's 17-12 loss to the Panthers.

According to Jenny Vrentas of The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger, head coach Rex Ryan was not pleased with Quinton Coples' "woe is me" attitude.


Buffalo Bills

According to Tim Graham of The Buffalo News, former offensive coordinator Mike Martz thinks the Tarvaris Jackson deal was "good judgment" by the Bills.

Chris Brown of points out the Bills' lack of offensive rhythm as a key in their loss to the Steelers.


Miami Dolphins

Izzy Gould of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel points out that wide receiver Brian Hartline and quarterback David Garrard are feeling the pressure to get healthy.

After the trade of Vontae Davis, Dave Hyde of the Sun-Sentinel asks if head coach Joe Philbin knows what he's doing.



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 firsthand.

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