Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
Miami Herald columnist Armando Salguero isn't bullish on the Dolphins' offense.
The Dolphins aren't going to coddle rookie cornerbacks Sean Smith and Vontae Davis, writes the Miami Herald's Jeff Darlington.
Palm Beach Post reporter Carlos Frias takes a look at left tackle Jake Long's difficult matchup with Indianapolis Colts pass-rusher Dwight Freeney.
Sarah Talalay of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel explores the possibility of Dolphins games being blacked out.
Buffalo News columnist Bucky Gleason writes backup running back Fred Jackson is better than Pro Bowler Marshawn Lynch.
Buffalo News reporter Gene Warner takes a look at Terrell Owens' relationship with his grandmother, who has Alzheimer's disease.
Rochester Deomocrat & Chronicle reporter Kevin Oklobzija writes the Bills are looking for ways to throw the ball deep.
Steve Cichon and Randy Bushover of Buffalo radio station WBEN report there's conflicting info from Leodis McKelvin, his agent and the district attorney about wanting to press charges on the teens who vandalized McKelvin's lawn.
New England Patriots
Boston Herald columnist Gerry Callahan writes Jets safety Kerry Rhodes "handed a plate of raw meat to Belichick and to Brady, who will serve it with pleasure in the Patriots locker room over the next three days."
Matt Tempesta of the Quincy Patriot Ledger writes the Patriots -- at least outwardly -- aren't digesting what the Jets are chumming.
Boston Globe reporter Monique Walker takes explores how linebacker Adalius Thomas' role might change in Jerod Mayo's absence.
WEEI.com's Christopher Price breaks down a linebacker position in flux, noting Gary Guyton and Pierre Woods will need to contribute more.
New York Jets
Associated Press columnist Jim Litke writes "A hearty appetite and a gift for drawing up defenses weren’t the only things Jets coach Rex Ryan got from his daddy. You may recall Buddy Ryan liked to talk a little smack, too."
Rich Cimini of the New York Daily News wonders what information expatriate Kevin O'Connell might impart to the Jets.
The New York Post's Justin Terranova notes Ryan's previous successes against Tom Brady.
Tara Sullivan of the Bergen Record checks in with somebody who doesn't yap: strong and silent linebacker David Harris.