Ryan Tannehill Limited in Miami Dolphins Practice, and Other AFC East News

Erik FrenzSenior Writer INovember 1, 2012

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 28: Quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins is sacked by outside linebacker Calvin Pace #97 of the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on October 28, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)
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This is not typically the place to come for injury updates throughout the week, but for the Miami Dolphins and quarterback Ryan Tannehill, this injury update is perhaps more important than any other recently.

According to Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald, Tannehill was limited in practice on Wednesday, which is a good sign for his ability to play on Sunday. He suffered a bruised quad and an injury to his left knee on a tackle by Jets defensive end Calvin Pace.

With the Dolphins still in the thick of the playoff hunt in the AFC, they would love to have their starting quarterback available for this Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

Granted, they probably don't need him to be available to pick up the win over the Colts, what with quarterback Matt Moore proving more than serviceable off the bench.

The best thing the Dolphins can do for their playoff hopes is to make sure they are at full health and not cutting any corners to try and get into the postseason.

Here are some more links from around the AFC East.


New York Jets

Bob Glauber of Newsday writes that Giants quarterback Eli Manning knows exactly what Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is going through in regard to media scrutiny.

Joe Caporoso of TurnOnTheJets.com gives five long-term solutions to fix the Jets.


Buffalo Bills

Bleacher Report Bills featured columnist Dan Van Wie runs through every defensive player on the roster, buying or selling each one's status for next year.

According to Howard Simon of WGR 550 Sportsradio, former college quarterback Andre Ware says Bills defensive end Mario Williams disappears for long stretches.


Miami Dolphins

B/R Dolphins featured columnist Thomas Galicia lists some areas where Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill must improve.

Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald says this is a November that actually matters for the Dolphins, for a change.


New England Patriots 

Nick Underhill of CBS Sports hands out midseason awards and superlatives for the Patriots.

Mike Dussault of PatsPropaganda.com has updated his defensive analysis, which has notes and snap percentages for each game through eight weeks.


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.