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  1. Jets keeping an eye on Bengals tonight

    James Walker

    The New York Jets (6-7) will be rooting hard for another team in green Thursday night. The Philadelphia Eagles will host the Cincinnati Bengals (7-6), who lead the Jets by one game for the final playoff seed in the AFC. The Jets, Bengals and Pitts...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  2. Wild-card Watch: Jets need a miracle

    James Walker

    The New York Jets controlled whether they would make the playoffs for for two straight weeks and laid a pair of eggs against the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles. Now, the Jets need a miracle. There is only one scenario in Week 17 where ...

    Blog | December 25, 2011
  3. AFC East Stock Watch

    James Walker

    FALLING 1. New York Jets: How do you explain a team on a three-game winning streak and fighting for a playoff spot laying the type of egg the Jets did on Sunday? You can't. Jets head coach Rex Ryan was shocked and at a loss for words after his tea...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  4. Morning take: Patriots hold No. 1 seed

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Monday morning in the AFC East: If the season ended today, the New England Patriots (11-3) would have the top seed and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. Morning take: The biggest threat is the ...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  5. Rapid Reaction: Eagles 45, Jets 19

    James Walker

    PHILADELPHIA -- Here are some initial thoughts on the Philadelphia Eagles' 45-19 victory over the New York Jets: What it means: The Jets fell to 8-6 and blew their one-game lead for the final spot in the AFC. The Jets are tied with the Cincinnati ...

    Blog | December 18, 2011
  6. Eagles lead Jets in wild first half

    James Walker

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles lead the New York Jets, 28-13, in a wild first half. Here are some notes at intermission: This is an ugly game involving teams that still have hopes for the playoffs. The Eagles were drilling the Jets, 2...

    Blog | December 18, 2011
  7. Morning take: Will Tim Tebow prevail?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Sunday morning in the AFC East: It's Tim Tebow time again in Denver. Will he prevail against the New England Patriots? Morning take: I picked New England to win this game. The Patriots have too much offens...

    Blog | December 18, 2011
  8. On my way to Philadelphia

    James Walker

    I think I'll try a cheesesteak or two this weekend. The AFC East blog is taking its show on the road. We are traveling to Philadelphia -- home of my beloved Temple Owls -- for Sunday's matchup between the New York Jets (8-5) and Philadelphia Eagle...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  9. Wrap-up: Eagles 26, Dolphins 10

    James Walker

    Here are some thoughts on the Philadelphia Eagles' 26-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins: What it means: There wasn't anything at stake in terms of playoff implications. But with the loss, the Dolphins (4-9) are guaranteed their third consecutive ...

    Blog | December 11, 2011
  10. DraftWatch: Dolphins slide to No. 9

    James Walker

    The good news for Miami Dolphins fans is their team put forth a dominant effort in a 34-14 win over the Oakland Raiders. The bad news is the victory slid the Dolphins four spots to No. 9 in April's NFL draft. Head coach Tony Sparano has his team p...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  11. Final Word: AFC East

    James Walker

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 12: Win or go home: If you're looking for a game with a playoff-type feel, look no further than Sunday's AFC East showdown between the Buffalo Bills (5-5) and New York Jets (5-5). If the season ended today, nei...

    Blog | November 25, 2011
  12. Seven-step drop: Jets and Bills done?

    James Walker

    Here are seven notes and observations from Week 11 in the AFC East: New York's inconsistent offensive line is mediocre again. Its pass protection has been horrid of late. The Jets have allowed eight sacks of quarterback Mark Sanchez in the past t...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  13. Take your pick: Jets or Bills?

    James Walker

    There is no point in waiting any longer. Let's get to the game of the week in the AFC East. Who will win Sunday's important divisional matchup between the New York Jets (4-3) and Buffalo Bills (5-2)? There are heavy playoff implications for both t...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  14. Seven-step drop: Bills' WR depth

    James Walker

    Here are seven notes and observations from Week 5 in the AFC East: The ankle injury to Buffalo Bills receiver Donald Jones flew under the radar during Sunday's big win against the "Dream Team" Philadelphia Eagles. But this is a blow to Buffalo's ...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  15. The Buffalo Bills dare to dream

    James Walker

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer" blasted throughout Ralph Wilson Stadium in the final minutes of the Bills' 31-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The song was a fitting tribute to Buffalo's surprising start to the...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  16. Jets and Bills: pretenders or contenders?

    James Walker

    Behind curtain No. 1 is a veteran team with a lost identity. It used to run the ball well and shut down opponents defensively. Now, doing either is uncertain week to week. The team behind curtain No. 1 has lost its swagger. It is on a two-game losing...

    Blog | October 07, 2011