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Morning take: Patriots' underrated RBs

Here are the most interesting stories Friday in the AFC East:

Morning take: This is the quiet but efficient part of New England's offensive juggernaut. Quarterback Tom Brady always gets most of the credit. But tailbacks Danny Woodhead and BenJarvus Green-Ellis also combine to make a solid tandem.

  • The Buffalo Bills' offensive line is on a mission, writes Sal Maiorana of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.

Morning take: Anytime an offense scores 41 points, the hogs up front did their jobs. Buffalo has a no-name group that played well against Kansas City. Can the offensive line maintain consistency?

  • Jeff Darlington of the Miami Herald explains why guarding tight ends is so difficult for the Dolphins and other teams.

Morning take: Many tight ends now are just as athletic as receivers -- but bigger. Many teams have at least one dynamic tight end to stretch the field. Some have two like New England's pair of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez.

  • Brian Lewis of the New York Post was impressed by the Jets' rookie class, led by first-round pick Muhammad Wilkerson.

Morning take: Wilkerson won the job as starting defensive end this summer. That is impressive on a veteran team. He recorded just one tackle last week against Dallas but held his ground against the run.