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  1. If you film it, they might come

    Tim Graham

    Funny or Die debuted an amusing lockout-related spoof Wednesday morning on "SportsCenter." The video stars Taylor Lautner as an Iowa corn farmer in a takeoff of "Field of Dreams." A group of football players, including New York Jets cornerback Ant...

    Blog | July 06, 2011
  2. Scott dedicates 'Can't wait!' to LeGrand

    Tim Graham

    Bart Scott wants to convert a viral phenomenon into health care funds for a football brother. In an interview with ESPN's Sal Paolantonio after the New York Jets shocked the New England Patriots in the playoffs, Scott barked "Can't wait!" at the i...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  3. Revis not buying into labor excitement

    Tim Graham

    Recent developments in NFL labor negotiations have created a dramatic spike in optimism the lockout could be over soon. The football community and media are buzzing. Many believe the whole mess could be over in a couple of weeks. New York Jets cor...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  4. How well does your quarterback fit?

    Tim Graham

    Finding a quality quarterback is difficult enough. Identifying one who snaps perfectly into a given offensive system is harder still. Pro Football Weekly senior editor Nolan Nawrocki took an analytical look at how well each team is set up at quart...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  5. 2010 Patriots not disappointing enough

    Tim Graham

    In a piece for ESPN Insider subscribers, Football Outsiders senior writer Mike Tanier assembled his list of the 10 most disappointing playoff performances of the past 25 years. Tanier's criteria for inclusion were a great regular season or a roste...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  6. Name top five QBs for each AFC East team

    Tim Graham

    Football Outsiders senior writer Mike Tanier has been charting the top five quarterbacks of every NFL team. In his latest column, he broke down the AFC East's best. You should click on the links to read Tanier's reasoning and interesting stats on eac...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  7. Data shows Sanchez no better than Henne

    Tim Graham

    KC Joyner, the inimitable Football Scientist, thinks Mark Sanchez is comparable to Joe Namath. But not in the way New York Jets fans would hope. Joyner began a column for ESPN Insider by saying, in so many words, Sanchez is overrated because he...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  8. Fantasyland: Marshall 23rd-best WR

    Tim Graham

    You know who aren't locked out? ESPN.com's fantasy football folks. Undeterred by the fact we haven't had free agency or an official workout yet, our intrepid rotagonists have put together their initial top 200 player rankings for 2011. AFC East...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  9. Dolphins, Jets highlighted for bum trades

    Tim Graham

    Football Outsiders senior writer Mike Tanier put together his 10 most disappointing trades of the past quarter century for ESPN Insider. Forty percent involved AFC East clubs, and in only one case were they not the suckers. In some instances there...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  10. Talley, Lyons, Scott tabbed for college hall

    Tim Graham

    Four players with AFC East ties were chosen for this year's College Football Hall of Fame induction class. Miami Dolphins safety Jake Scott (Georgia), Buffalo Bills linebacker Darryl Talley (West Virginia), Bills fullback Bill Enyart (Oregon State...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  11. Biggest letdown seasons of past 25 years

    Tim Graham

    Sean McCormick of Football Outsiders studied the past 25 years to come up with a list of the NFL's 10 most disappointing teams for ESPN Insider. Two AFC East clubs and a Bill Belichick team made the cut. The 1995 Cleveland Browns were 10th. Bel...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  12. Are 32 players better than Tom Brady?

    Tim Graham

    While I stepped away from the AFC East blog for a week, Khaled Elsayed of Pro Football Focus released a series of articles in which he rated the 101 best players from last season. The list generated murmurs about Elsayed's sanity because he listed...

    Blog | May 09, 2011
  13. CBA issues create strange days in Indy

    Tim Graham

    The NFL scouting combine was conceived as an event to prepare for the upcoming draft. As Februarys came and went, the scene in Indianapolis became a football personnel free-for-all. Free agency, potential trades and contract extensions are discuss...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  14. Is David Harris worth Jets' franchise tag?

    Tim Graham

    Of all the New York Jets about to become free agents, the club deemed inside linebacker David Harris worthy of their franchise tag. HarrisDoes Harris truly deserve top-five money? In an ESPN Insider column, Football Outsiders managing editor Bi...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  15. Chad Henne better than you might think

    Tim Graham

    Football Outsiders writer Sean McCormick wrote a column that explored the AFC East's biggest offseason questions. McCormick studied the Buffalo Bills' run defense and explained how the New England Patriots' young defense did not evolve as many in...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  16. Curtis Martin agrees with Hall of Fame vote

    Tim Graham

    Curtis Martin doesn't seem too broken up over not being a first-ballot Pro Football Hall of Famer. The New York Jets and New England Patriots running back finished among the top 10 finalists. He didn't make the next cut; the selection committee vo...

    Blog | February 05, 2011