Here are the most interesting stories Monday in the AFC East:
The New England Patriots put on a near-perfect display in a 45-7 win over the St. Louis Rams.
Morning take: The Patriots offense is rolling and arguably the best in the NFL. New England is 5-3 and has a chance to pad its record in these next few weeks.
Why are the New York Jets still talking after their 30-9 loss to the Miami Dolphins?
Morning take: That's just who they are. Miami pounded the Jets in all three phases.
Was Sunday’s win special for the Dolphins?
Morning take: It was a good win and a telling one. It showed that Miami has a chance to make the second half of the season interesting, instead of falling back into mediocrity.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that the Buffalo Bills were told of Mario Williams’ wrist surgery via text.
Morning take: This has been a strange, ongoing story from the start. The Bills and Williams just need to move on from this and have no more excuses.