Here are the most interesting stories Tuesday in the AFC East:
Is this finally the season the Buffalo Bills make it back to the playoffs?
Morning take: It’s been 13 years, so maybe Buffalo is due. The Bills have the roster to compete. But you have wonder about their depth and a whether this team can learn how to win together for the first time.
Miami Dolphins left tackle Jake Long injured his right knee in practice.
Morning take: According to Adam Schefter, it could be a sprained MCL. It’s unknown if Long will play the regular-season opener against the Houston Texans. Rookie Jonathan Martin will take over Long’s spot until he’s healthy.
Do the New York Jets have a chance to compete this year?
Morning take: You try not to overact to the preseason, but it’s hard to ignore New York’s struggling offense. This side of the football will be key to the overall success of the team.
Is it Super Bowl or bust for the New England Patriots?
Morning take: Yes it is. Anything less would be a disappointment after coming within one drive of a title last year. But getting back to the big game is extremely difficult, and New England needs a lot to go right.