TJ's Quick Hits: AFC East Edition

TJ JenkinsAnalyst IMarch 13, 2009

Buffalo Bills

Let me start this off by saying that I'm glad I don't live in Buffalo because with Marshawn Lynch driving, the roads are nowhere near safe.

In all fairness to the Bills though, picking up Terrell Owens was a good move. He has a good track record in his first year with a team. It's the other years that seem to trouble him and he'll without a doubt be the man in Buffalo.

I'm really curious as to what James Hardy's getting in return for giving up the number 81. And even more curious as to why Owens didn't want to keep his college number of 80 throughout his career.


You mean Jerry Rice wouldn't give the number up in San Francisco? That's bush league. We all need to realize that Owens is the man and we have to do everything in our power to keep him happy.

And we know what happens if you don't, right? He either calls you gay or tells the press that you're out of shape. We can't have that getting around, now can we?

Miami Dolphins

Chad Pennington had his resurgence last year. What are the odds that he does it again this year? Let's be fair and say 50-50. I'll be taking the under though.

In all honesty, the Miami Dolphins could be the AFC Division winners if they get a good wide receiver. Ted Ginn, Jr. is good when he focuses, but he needs help.

Besides, all the offense has to do is run the Wildcat and watch the New England Patriots defense fall over themselves and watch Ronnie Brown waltz into the end zone. That's not the Patriots fault though; two of their linebackers were putting their dentures in during those plays.

New England Patriots

With the return of Tom Brady how can they not be the favorites to win the division?

Then again, when's the last time they weren't on top of the preseason rankings along with the Dallas Cowboys?

The Patriots got Randy Moss to drop the "me, me, me" mentality and turned Wes Welker into the best slot receiver I've ever seen in my life.

Not to mention their running back by committee group they have: Laurence Maroney, BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Fred Taylor, and Kevin Faulk.

Anyone else think that Fred Taylor's going to have a resurgence in New England? Something tells me that the Jaguars are going to be kicking themselves next year once they see what he's doing.

New York Jets

Well, they do have Brett coming back.

Not Favre. Calm down.

Brett Ratliff.

What's that mean? Absolutely nothing. I just needed a hook.

See? Honesty's the best policy.

But really, the Jets are a good team for the most part. They need a quarterback and a wide receiver now but after that, they're set for awhile. The defense is good to go and it saddens me that Kerry Rhodes gets no respect at all.


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