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  1. Patriots-Dolphins halftime notes

    James Walker

    MIAMI -- The Miami Dolphins trail the New England Patriots, 10-7, at halftime. Here are some notes at intermission. New England head coach Bill Belichick added an interesting wrinkle on defense. The Patriots put No. 1 cornerback Aqib Talib on ...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  2. Eight in the Box: Secondary status check

    James Walker

    How does each AFC East team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done? Buffalo Bills: The Bills have talent and major questions in the secondary. In regards to talent, Buffalo has an excellent young pair in cornerback Stephon Gilmore,...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. Patriots' defense struggling with YAC

    James Walker

    The New England Patriots are arguably the most disciplined, well-coached team in the NFL. But one area where they struggled mightily last year was tackling in the secondary and preventing yards after the catch. New England was 27th in the NFL with...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  4. Show and prove: Patriots' Alfonzo Dennard

    James Walker

    The AFC East blog continues its "Show and prove" series for the division in 2013. On Thursday, we take a look at New England Patriots starting cornerback Alfonzo Dennard. 2012 stats: 35 tackles, three INTs What he must prove: Dennard has to ...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  5. Updating AFC East defensive rankings

    James Walker

    It was not a very good year for AFC East defenses in 2012. Three teams in the division finished with rankings in the 20s. But there have been a lot of changes for the division via free agency and the draft. Let's take a look at updated defensive r...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  6. AFC East cornerback rankings

    James Walker

    The NFL offseason is just about over. Only a few tweaks will be made before teams begin training camp. It's a good time to continue our AFC East rankings. Here are the top cornerbacks in the division: No. 1: Antonio Cromartie, New York Jets ...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  7. LeGarrette Blount adds physicality to Pats

    James Walker

    The New England Patriots had a lot of success trading with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season. New England acquired starting Aqib Talib midseason for a 2013 draft pick, and Talib quickly became the Patriots' best corner. So it wasn't a shock whe...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  8. Patriots keep starting cornerbacks intact

    James Walker

    The New England Patriots and starting cornerback Alfonzo Dennard got some closure Thursday. A Nebraska judge ruled that Dennard must serve 30 days in jail and probation for charges of resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer in 2012. He repor...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  9. Updating cap space in the AFC East

    James Walker

    We are nearly a month into free agency, which means most of the major signings are complete. So let's take a look at updated salary-cap space for the AFC East. The latest numbers were provided this week by the NFLPA: No. 1: Buffalo Bills, $13....

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  10. Three draft options: New England Patriots

    James Walker

    This week the AFC East blog is taking a look at draft possibilities for each team in the division. Thursday we take a look at the New England Patriots, who hold the No. 29 overall pick. Option No. 1: CB Xavier Rhodes, Florida State Analysis: Th...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  11. Eight in the Box: FA winners or losers?

    James Walker

    A look at whether each AFC East team has been a winner or a loser in free agency. Buffalo Bills: The Bills have been losers in free agency mostly due to inactivity. Buffalo made just one signing: linebacker Manny Lawson. With a new head coach and ...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  12. AFC East offseason stock watch

    James Walker

    The NFL offseason is in full swing following last week's start to free agency. Let's take a look at whose stock is up and whose stock is down in the AFC East: Falling 1. New York Jets: The 2013 season could be a long one for the Jets. New York ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  13. Aqib Talib fortifies Patriots' secondary

    James Walker

    One day after fixing their safety position with Adrian Wilson, the New England Patriots filled another big need at cornerback. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Patriots have agreed to a one-year contract with Aqib Talib. New England traded with th...

    Blog | March 16, 2013
  14. Patriots re-sign corner, but not Aqib Talib

    James Walker

    The New England Patriots made their second free-agent signing Friday. According to the Boston Herald, the Patriots re-signed cornerback Kyle Arrington to a four-year contract. It's a somewhat surprising move considering how much Arrington struggle...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  15. Morning take: Darrelle Revis to Bucs?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Wednesday in the AFC East: The New York Jets reportedly have engaged in trade talks with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for star cornerback Darrelle Revis. Morning take: The Jets have sent mixed messages with Re...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  16. Morning take: Welcome to NFL free agency

    James Walker

    Free agency starts Tuesday, which should have everyone excited. Here are the most interesting stories in the AFC East: The New England Patriots remain interested in bringing back free-agent cornerback Aqib Talib. Morning take: The Patriots wil...

    Blog | March 12, 2013