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  1. Bruce Irvin: NFL draft day surprise

    Andrea Adelson

    You saw him beat up on Big East quarterbacks the last two years, so you know what West Virginia defensive end Bruce Irvin can do when he is playing at his best. And yet, Irvin turned out to be the biggest draft-day surprise Thursday, when Seattle ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  2. It's a wrap: Big East pro days

    Brian Bennett

    All eight Big East teams have completed their pro day workouts for NFL scouts. Keep in mind that only a few Big East teams made times and performances available. Here are a few of the highlights: Cincinnati: Running back Isaiah Pead clocked a 4...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  3. Questions about recent Syracuse hire

    Brian Bennett

    Last Friday, I quickly posted an item on Syracuse hiring three assistants. The few folks who commented on the post yawned. But something escaped me that was brought to our attention by the Post-Standard this past weekend. The Orange hired Steve Sc...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  4. Wannstedt, Weis now going in opposite directions

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett There's little room for patience in college football, where coaches and programs are declared to be booms or busts from week to week. But sometimes patience pays off, as in the case of Dave Wannstedt vs. Charlie ...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  5. Rob Lunn's International Bowl diary

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Connecticut senior defensive linemen Rob Lunn took us behind the scenes of his team's trip to the International Bowl, and he wraps up his guest blogging with a look back at the Huskies' 38-20 win over Buffalo: "Huge...

    Blog | January 05, 2009
  6. UConn builds a program the right way

    Marcus Vanderberg

    UConn has gone from a losing I-AA program to a confenence contender in its first season in the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2004
  7. Morning take: Ryan Tannehill on the rise

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Friday the AFC East: Miami Dolphins second-year quarterback Ryan Tannehill is an under-25 player on the rise. Morning take: The Dolphins are expecting big things from Tannehill in Year 2. Miami's front off...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  8. Previewing AFC East rookie camp battles

    James Walker

    The NFL draft brought several big-name rookies to the AFC East. But this is the NFL, where every player has to earn their spot on the roster. Here is a look at top rookies who will have to compete for starting jobs in training camp. Miami Dolph...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  9. Power Rankings: No respect for Dolphins?

    James Walker

    Remember the closing of the gap the Miami Dolphins talked about this offseason? Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said it was a priority to close the distance with the dominant New England Patriots in the AFC East. Therefore, Miami spent big to l...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  10. Morning take: Jets' offensive line

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC East: How big of an issue is the New York Jets' offensive line? Morning take: When you allow 11 sacks, it doesn't matter who is under center. The Bills have a chance to rattle former th...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  11. Final Word: AFC East

    James Walker

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 16: Time for Big Mac: New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy has a chance to cap one of the most unexpected seasons in the AFC East. The former third-string quarterback will make his first career start Sunday a...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  12. Patriots dismantle Jets as Bill Belichick collects win No. 200

    Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score as the New England Patriots embarrassed the New York Jets with a 35-point second quarter in a 49-19 victory Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 22, 2012
  13. Updating Bust Watch: Koa Misi

    James Walker

    In July, the AFC East blog highlighted several players who needed big seasons to avoid the "bust" label. As we approach the midpoint of the season, we take another look at a starting linebacker for the Miami Dolphins. Updated Bust Watch: LB Koa...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  14. Poll: Miami Dolphins at New York Jets?

    James Walker

    We have a big AFC East showdown in Week 8, and we want to know what our community thinks about it. Who will win Sunday's game between the Miami Dolphins (3-3) and New York Jets (3-4)? This is a huge game for both teams trying to keep pace with the...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  15. Patriots-Jets injury update

    James Walker

    The New England Patriots (3-3) will host the New York Jets (3-3) Sunday with first place on the line in the AFC East. So who will sit in the big game? Here is an update: Patriots: Backup running back Brandon Bolden (knee) missed his second stra...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  16. Morning take: Bills vs. Chris Johnson

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC East: Can the Buffalo Bills stop Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson? Morning take: Johnson has become an inconsistent player but is still capable of big games. This is a tricky...

    Blog | October 18, 2012