AFC East

Miami Dolphins draft pick Christian Wilkins and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell
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Nick Friar
April 26, 2019 - 8:12 am
The Patriots mixed things up this year by actually using their first-round pick in NFL Draft, taking wide receiver N’Keal Harry . He is the first wide receiver they’ve selected in the opening round since taking Terry Glenn in 1996. New England was the only team in the AFC East to draft a skill...
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Alex Reimer
December 31, 2018 - 9:37 am
The Patriots sent another AFC East coach packing with their blowout victory over the Jets Sunday. Just hours after their third straight double-digit loss season came to an end, the Jets announced they were moving on from Todd Bowles. They’ll now look for their sixth coach in the Belichick-Brady era...
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John Tomase
October 01, 2018 - 12:04 am
Whatever ailed the New England Patriots the last two weeks, it's nothing the AFC East couldn't fix. What a surprise. Over the last two decades, we've identified three pillars of success in Foxboro: quarterback Tom Brady, head coach Bill Belichick, and owner Robert Kraft. But we shouldn't forget the...
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Ryan Hannable
September 25, 2018 - 3:50 pm
The AFC East standings look a lot different now than everyone is used to. After three weeks, the Dolphins stand alone at the top at 3-0 and then the Patriots, Jets and Bills are all two games back at 1-2. How unusual is this for the Patriots? Consider this stat from ESPN : The last time the...
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Alex Reimer
January 02, 2018 - 2:04 pm
One columnist in town enjoys referring to the AFC East as a “division of tomato cans.” It’s a sly way to downplay the Patriots’ regular season success, and effective, considering there’s historically been a kernel of truth to it. While Tom Brady and Bill Belichick have hoisted five Lombardi...
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Ryan Hannable
November 15, 2017 - 9:19 am
Remember two weeks ago when with a win over the Jets on a Thursday night the Bills would have improved to 6-2 and tied the Patriots for first place in the AFC East? Well, the Bills lost that game and lost again last Sunday against the Saints and are now 5-4, a full two games behind the first place...
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Alex Reimer
August 28, 2017 - 1:32 pm
The Patriots experienced some rare bad luck last weekend, with Julian Edelman going down for the season with a torn ACL. But the rest of the moribund AFC East can’t capitalize. Instead, the Patriots’ competition is continuing its quest to hand over the division before Week 1 even begins. Bills...
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Ryan Hannable
August 12, 2017 - 10:45 am
The Patriots have only played one preseason game, but they may have already clinched the AFC East. Just look at the events which took place this week in the division. — The Jets were already a dumpster fire and then placed top wide out Quincy Enunwa on injured reserve. — It was a tough week for the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 18, 2016 - 2:21 pm
[caption id="attachment_114994" align="alignright" width="400"] LeGarrette Blount eyes the Denver defense on a first-half run Sunday. (Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports)[/caption] DENVER -- Â There was no muffed punt. There was no missed extra point. There was no last-second heartbreak this time. The...
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Mike Petraglia
December 14, 2014 - 2:23 pm
FOXBORO -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price detail how the Patriots were able to flip the switch and beat the Miami Dolphins , 41-13, Sunday at Gillette Stadium , clinching their sixth straight AFC East title. The Patriots led by only a point, 14-13, at the half before outscoring the...
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