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  1. 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
  2. Bills wrap reorganization with two hires

    Tim Graham

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills haven't been to the playoffs in 11 years. They've had one winning season in that span. "If you keep doing the same thing the same way and keep getting the same results every time," general manager Buddy Nix ...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  3. Quick Take: Jets at Steelers

    Tim Graham

    Three things to know about next Sunday's New York Jets at Pittsburgh Steelers AFC Championship Game: 1. The Jets already have won at Heinz Field this season. The Jets rebounded from humiliating back-to-back losses (45-3 to the New England Patriots...

    Blog | January 16, 2011
  4. Can Sanchez be on the money in playoffs?

    Tim Graham

    AFC North blogger James Walker shares some interesting postseason incentive figures for a couple of quarterbacks headed to the playoffs. New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez will make an extra $1.875 million if he wins the Super Bowl, according ...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  5. Week 15 playoff scenarios for Patriots, Jets

    Tim Graham

    The NFL has released official postseason scenarios for teams that can clinch something in Week 15. That includes the New England Patriots and New York Jets. The Patriots can clinch the AFC East title and a first-round bye if: The Patriots win ...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  6. How the Patriots, Jets can clinch Sunday

    Tim Graham

    The NFL has released the official playoff scenarios for teams that can clinch this week. That includes the New England Patriots and New York Jets. Patriots can clinch if: They beat or tie the Chicago Bears. The Miami Dolphins lose or tie (ve...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  7. Week 11 almost certainly sank the Dolphins

    Tim Graham

    Week 11 proved to be completely nasty for the Miami Dolphins. It began poorly enough Thursday night with a shutout loss at home to the Chicago Bears. Their postseason chances were small when Sunday's games kicked off and then became even more r...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  8. Wrap-up: Bears 16, Dolphins 0

    Tim Graham

    A few thoughts about Miami's 16-0 loss to the Bears. What it means: The Dolphins technically aren't out of the playoff race, but they're almost out of hope. To get a wild-card berth, the Dolphins must catch either the AFC East runners-up (New Y...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  9. Read this AFC East chat wrap now

    Tim Graham

    Anybody unable to catch this week's AFC East chat missed a doozy. We solved all sorts of global issues and answered such burning questions as what my favorite video games are. Other topics addressed: My postseason forecast, including the ch...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  10. Numbers add up to a tight one for Patriots

    Tim Graham

    The New England Patriots carry serious momentum into Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers in Qualcomm Stadium. The Patriots have won three in a row. Our friends at AccuScore calculate their chances of making the playoffs soared from 50.8 p...

    Blog | October 21, 2010
  11. NFL: After Super Bowl, brace for labor unrest

    Tim Graham

    Soon after the Lombardi Trophy is hoisted at Super Bowl XLIV, football's showcase event will give way to an imminent labor clash. Here's what you need to know.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2010
  12. Ochocinco on Revis: 'Child, please'

    Tim Graham

    Against New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis in the regular-season finale, Chad Ochocinco failed to catch a pass for the first time since opening day 2002. In their playoff rematch a week later, Ochocinco caught two passes for 28 yards. R...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  13. Fins add Pro Bowler, two Jets all-decade

    Tim Graham

    A few Pro Bowl-oriented notes regarding the AFC East . . . Miami Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter is a Pro Bowler. The AFC needed a proxy because San Diego Chargers kicker Nate Kaeding, last seen missing three field goals in a playoff loss to the...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  14. Super Bowl would be one family's jewel

    Tim Graham

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- A day after the New York Jets defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the playoffs, I asked Brian Schottenheimer if meeting the San Diego Chargers in the second round would be special for him. He claimed it woul...

    Blog | January 21, 2010
  15. Greene's freshness energizing Jets

    Tim Graham

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Talk to the New York Jets about their postseason rushing success and they will make it a point to mention it's a tandem backfield effort between veteran Thomas Jones and rookie Shonn Greene. Make no mistake. Greene has carrie...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  16. Jets show a pulse to end the half

    Tim Graham

    SAN DIEGO -- The New York Jets are losing, but any fears of Sunday's playoff game against the San Diego Chargers getting out of hand haven't materialized at Qualcomm Stadium. Though outplayed so far, the Jets are down 7-0 at halftime and get the b...

    Blog | January 17, 2010