Links: Bills, Jairus Byrd remain apart

Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo News, citing a source, reports the Bills are not close to signing safety Jairus Byrd.

Rookie Kiko Alonso appears to have the edge to earn the starting spot at middle linebacker, according to the team's website.

Miami Dolphins

Dolphins linebacker Dannell Ellerbe says the Patriots are vulnerable after the free-agent loss of wide receiver Wes Welker, multiple surgeries to tight end Rob Gronkowski and the release of tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Andy Kent of Dolphins.com previews the secondary with training camp on the horizon.

New England Patriots

ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss was a guest on "Mike & Mike" Tuesday morning and he discussed his meeting with team owner Robert Kraft, Kraft's remarks regarding Hernandez's murder charge, the state of the Patriots' offense and more.

Mike Rodak continues his "Bubble watch" series with a look at running back Brandon Bolden.

New York Jets

Coach Rex Ryan came away unharmed after running with the bulls, the annual tradition in Pamplona, Spain.

Linebacker DeMario Davis checks in at No. 13 on the New York Post's countdown of the top 25 players on the Jets' roster.