Here are the most interesting stories Tuesday in the AFC East:
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan says the team is improving.
Morning take: I agree. The Jets blew out the Colts and nearly upset the New England Patriots. New York is not rolling over despite some big injuries.
Can the Patriots fix their secondary?
Morning take: Barring a trade for a dynamic safety or shutdown corner, I think this will remain one of the weakest areas of the team. The Patriots must coach this group up and get a little better each week.
Buffalo Bills defensive end Chris Kelsay calls out his defense for not playing hard on every snap.
Morning take: Finally someone in Buffalo’s locker room steps up and calls it like it is. It’s not a talent issue in Buffalo. This is an effort and execution issue.
Miami Dolphins receiver Jabar Gaffney and tailback Daniel Thomas could be ready for Sunday’s game against the Jets.
Morning take: For the most part, the Dolphins have been fortunate with injuries. Miami should be close to full strength in a huge rematch with New York.