FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The AFC East blog spent the day with the New York Jets at mandatory minicamp. But here is an update of other things going on around the AFC East.
New England Patriots Pro Bowl guard Brian Waters had an excused absence from Tuesday's mandatory minicamp.
Patriots receiver Wes Welker says he is happy teammate Rob Gronkowski got a six-year contract extension.
Receiver Chad Ochocinco signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins for the veteran minimum of $925,000.
Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson (groin) is closer to returning to the practice field.