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Do Moss or Merriman fit in AFC East?

We will know around 4 p.m. ET Wednesday what transpired with Randy Moss and Shawne Merriman on the waiver wire.

ESPN.com's eight division bloggers assembled a team-by-team overview of potential interest in Moss.

Football Outsiders managing editor Bill Barnwell also provided a league-wide rundown of where Moss would be a fit or a misfit.

AFC West blogger Bill Williamson has put together a list of possible landing spots for Merriman, the faded outside linebacker.

Any contending team with a 3-4 defense would be wise to check into Merriman despite his deficiencies. His body repeatedly fails him. He has played 18 games since the end of 2007 and is returning from a calf injury.

But Merriman is only 26 years old and has collected 43.5 sacks.

The New England Patriots could stand to generate a better pass rush. They rank 31st in pass defense. They have recorded 13 sacks, tied for 22nd in the league.

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan loves getting after quarterbacks, and general manager Mike Tannenbaum loves to collect high-profile players. They already have outside linebackers Calvin Pace and Jason Taylor, but the Jets are tied for 15th with 15 sacks.

The Miami Dolphins have gotten solid sack production from outside linebackers Cameron Wake and Koa Misi and rank tied for 12th with 17 team sacks. The Dolphins declined to re-sign Taylor even before they drafted Misi and didn't pursue any other pass-rushers over the offseason. That indicates to me they wouldn't be interested in Merriman, but the Dolphins might be tempted if the price is right.

The Buffalo Bills don't make sense as a destination for either Moss or Merriman. Neither player is under contract beyond this year. The Bills are 0-7 and won't benefit from the presence of transient stars -- aside from a brief rubberneck factor at the box office.

A couple weeks ago, Scouts Inc. analyst Matt Williamson shared his opinion on Merriman.

"I'm not a big Shawne Merriman fan," Matt Williamson said. "I don't think he is nearly as good of a player as he thinks he still is. Injuries have really taken a toll since 2008. He wasn't helping" San Diego.

ESPN.com senior writer John Clayton gave a short list of teams, including Miami and New England, that could pursue Merriman.