AFC East links: Dolphins interview Zimmer

Here are the latest happenings Monday in the AFC East:

  • The NFL Network reports Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer is scheduled to interview with the Miami Dolphins.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he's excited for a reunion with offensive assistant Josh McDaniels.

  • San Francisco 49ers safety and former Buffalo Bill Donte Whitner is on a roll. After ripping Bills coach Chan Gailey, Whitner also tweets his disapproval of McDaniels being allowed to go to New England before the end of the league year.

  • Bills receiver coach Stan Hixon reportedly will join Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien at Penn State.

  • Guess which player led the New York Jets in penalties this year?