Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New York Jets
Sporting News writer Vinnie Iyer rates the teams that must win their openers, and the Jets are No. 1.
Newsday writer Erik Boland checks around to gauge how the Jets feel about playing old friend Chad Pennington on Sunday.
New York Post reporter Mark Cannizzaro writes about the return of special teams coach Mike Westhoff, who has been battling bone cancer.
Rich Cimini of the New York Daily News reports the Jets are interested in free-agent S John Lynch.
The Newark Star-Ledger's Dave Hutchinson takes a tour of the Jets' new headquarters in Florham Park, N.J.
San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Jerry Magee writes a wistful take for Pro Football Weekly on the Bills' tenuous future in Western New York.
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle writer Sal Maiorana explains there are plenty of items to be worried about heading into Sunday's season opener.
John Wawrow of the Associated Press checks in with CB Ashton Youboty now that roster cuts are over.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel columnist Dave Hyde curbs the enthusiasm, telling Dolfans "Let's not get carried away with August's hope."
Associated Press reporter Steven Wine examines the Dolphins' state of mind as they go about trying to erase a 1-15 season.
Andy Kent of MiamiDolphins.com lays out the story lines for Sunday's season opener against Brett Favre and the New York Jets.
Palm Beach Post reporter Ben Volin takes a look at how RB Ricky Williams' extension affects the rest of the backfield.
The Post's Edgar Thompson writes about Joey Porter's status among other notes.
Miami Herald columnist Armando Salguero notes the Jets have just re-hired a coach who was invited to observe Dolphins training camp up close.
New England Patriots
Boston Herald columnist Steve Buckley doesn't think there's any chance QB Tom Brady won't start Sunday's season opener.
Associated Press reporter Howard Ulman provides the latest updates on Brady's status.
Glen Farley of the Quincy Patriot Ledger digests CB Deltha O'Neal's free-agency signing.
Pro Football Weekly's spies say the Patriots are worried their OL problems will hurt their running game.