Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New England Patriots
Boston Globe reporter Christopher L. Gasper writes Laurence Maroney's mission this year is to run hard and stay healthy.
Shalise Manza Young takes a look at whether safety Tank Williams can rebound from another knee injury to be a contributor.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette reporter Jennifer Toland gives an update on Wes Welker's status.
Buffalo News columnist Jerry Sullivan calls out defensive end Aaron Maybin for being one of only three unsigned first-round draft picks.
Niagara Gazette sports editor Tim Schmitt writes Buffalo's special teams, its hallmark the past few years, have been ordinary.
Bryan Sullivan of the Canandaigua Daily Messenger takes a look at the Bills linebacking corps, which returns intact from last year.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel columnist examines how difficult will be for upstarts to displace veterans on the 53-man roster.
Palm Beach Post reporter Carlos Frias talks with defensive lineman Paul Soliai about maturing as an NFL player.
Miami Herald reporter Jeff Darlington notes the precarious roster situation for receiver-turned-tight end Ernest Wilford.
New York Jets
Bergen Record writer J.P. Pelzman digests the debut of Rex Ryan's defense in the preseason opener.
Safety Kerry Rhodes won't be making the defensive calls anymore, but he intends to make the plays, writes Newark Star-Ledger reporter Dave Hutchinson.
After getting a load of training camp at SUNY Cortland, Pelzman insists the Jets need to return home to New Jersey and stay there.
Dennis Waszak Jr. of the Associated Press gives us a glimpse at the yin-and-yang relationship between inside linebackers Bart Scott and David Harris.