Around the AFC East: Where does Ronnie rank?

Posted by ESPN.com staff

NFL.com's Jason La Canfora picked the AFC East as the best division in the NFL heading into the 2009 season. He also selected the Patriots as the team to beat.

Buffalo Bills

Complimentary tickets to the first four practices of Bills training camp will be made available to the public this Friday, reports the Buffalo News.

Also from the Buffalo News: The Bills have signed their first two draft picks, sixth-round pick (183rd overall) Cary Harris and seventh-round pick (220th overall) Ellis Lankster.

Miami Dolphins

The Palm Beach Post's Edgar Thompson wonders where the Dolphins' Ronnie Brown ranks among other NFL running backs.

New England Patriots

The Globe's Christopher L. Gasper looks at the expiring rookie contracts of Patriots tight end Ben Watson and nose tackle Vince Wilfork.

Filling in for Peter King, Matt Light took over the "Monday Morning Quarterback" column for a day and used the opportunity to highlight some of the positive things going on in the NFL. Said Light: "There are many so-called experts who say the NFL isn't standing behind its players, but nothing could be further from the truth. The league is doing a lot more listening these days."

New York Jets

Jets.com writer Randy Lange looks back at the four games Steve McNair played against the Jets in his career.