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Miami Dolphins Work out Donte Stallworth, and More AFC East News

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 20:   Donte' Stallworth #19 of the New England Patriots works out before a preseason game with the Philadelphia Eagles at Gillette Stadium on August  20, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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Erik FrenzSenior Writer IAugust 31, 2012

The Miami Dolphins know that their current core of pass-catchers won't cut it. 

That's why it was no surprise to read the reports (via Ben Volin of The Palm Beach Post) that the Dolphins had held a workout with former Patriots receiver Donte Stallworth. He didn't make the cut in New England, but he couldn't be much worse than the Dolphins' receivers have been this preseason.

Stallworth may or may not like the idea of living in Miami; as Volin points out, his Florida driver's license is under a lifetime suspension after being convicted of DUI manslaughter in 2009. 

But the Dolphins are hard up for pass-catchers and high-character guys like Stallworth, who has earned praise from the Ravens and from Patriots head coach Bill Belichick for his growth as a person and his handling of the situation.

We'll have more on this later, but first, here are some more links around the AFC East.


New England Patriots

Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston highlights the players in the 47-53 range on the Patriots' roster.

Mike Dussault of gives his projection of the 53-man roster.


New York Jets

According to Jenny Vrentas of The (Newark, NJ) Star-Ledger, the Jets are enlisting the help of some ex-military members to help build team leadership. 

Jeff Capellini of CBS New York points out the volume of defensive stars that are emerging for the Jets.


Buffalo Bills

Tim Graham of The Buffalo News gives some great insight to what a good "turk" does and doesn't do.

Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 Sportsradio gives his thoughts on the Bills' final preseason game against the Lions.


Miami Dolphins

Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald points out that cut-down day will measure Miami's talent.

Gene Hauze of takes a crack at a final 53-man roster for the Dolphins.


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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