Here are the most interesting stories Sunday morning in the AFC East:
Will HBO's "Hard Knocks" improve the Miami Dolphins' profile?
Morning take: The Dolphins have been reduced to mostly an afterthought in the NFL, so this should help them get back in the national conversation. Opening doors to HBO has its pros and cons, but I think this is a good move overall for Miami.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is getting ready for the season without longtime passing coach Tom Martinez.
Morning take: Martinez, who passed away in February, had been helping Brady with his mechanics since high school. He was the coach Brady trusted the most. Brady said in minicamp that he thinks of Martinez often and has enough knowledge over the years to take with him.
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey says he's happy that expectations are higher.
Morning take: There are no excuses this season for the Bills, who have talented players on both sides of the ball. The stakes are high for Buffalo and the Bills must prove they can handle the pressure.
Here is more on the New York Jets' new 4-3 defense.
Morning take: The Jets will use a 4-3 a lot more this year in an effort to improve their pass rush. New York has good personnel to make it work.