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  1. Dolphins camp notes: Dion Jordan shines

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. - The Miami Dolphins returned to the practice field Wednesday after taking a day off Tuesday. Here are some notes and observations from Miami's session: It was a banner practice for No. 3 overall pick Dion Jordan. The rookie defens...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  2. Morning take: Geno Smith or Sanchez?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Sunday the AFC East: Who will win this summer's quarterback competition between rookie Geno Smith and incumbent Mark Sanchez? Morning take: The Jets would be wise to go with the rookie. The team is rebuild...

    Blog | May 26, 2013
  3. Bills sign second-round pick Kiko Alonso

    James Walker

    The rookie signings continue in the AFC East. The latest is from the Buffalo Bills, who signed second-round linebacker Kiko Alonso to a four-year contract, according to the team's website. Buffalo is hoping Alonso can make an immediate impact in i...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  4. Projecting first-round salaries in AFC East

    James Walker

    Now that the draft picks are in, it's time to look foward to signing this year's rookie class. Due to the rookie wage scale, working out multi-year agreements with first-year players have never been easier in the NFL. Holdouts have been reduced to vi...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  5. QBR: Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill shines

    James Walker

    The future looks bright for Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill. The rookie first-round pick got off to a solid start this season, and now he's finishing strong. Tannehill picked up his seventh victory of the season in a 24-10 win ove...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  6. QBR: Ryan Tannehill beats Tom Brady

    James Walker

    The best Total Quarterback Rating in the division for Week 15 goes to the rookie. Miami Dolphins first-year quarterback Ryan Tannehill posted an impressive 90.3 score in a 24-3 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Tannehill had perhaps his most ...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  7. Morning take: Will Tannehill perform?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Sunday in the AFC East: Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill is sliding down the rankings. Morning take: Tannehill has hit the rookie wall, but he still has four more games left to finish stron...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  8. AFC East Player of the Week

    James Walker

    There were only two AFC East teams in action on Sunday. But there were still several good performances. So is the latest AFC East Player of the Week? Was it Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill? The rookie quarterback threw for 290 yards a...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  9. Tannehill and Luck are slinging it

    James Walker

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Miami Dolphins lead the Colts, 17-13, at halftime. Here are some notes at intermission: The rookie quarterback battle between Indianapolis' Andrew Luck and Miami's Ryan Tannehill is proving to be even better than advertised....

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  10. Poll: AFC East Player of the Week

    James Walker

    There were several great individual performances this past weekend in the AFC East. So who was the division's player of the week? Was it New England Patriots running back Brandon Bolden? The rookie free agent came out of nowhere to pound the Buffa...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  11. Ryan Tannehill's journey begins

    James Walker

    It will start two days late, but the Ryan Tannehill era is officially underway. The Miami Dolphins have reached a four-year agreement with Tannehill, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. The rookie quarterback and first-round pick will join his teammates...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  12. Cole Beasley is no Wes Welker

    James Walker

    Cole Beasley? If any of you know this undrafted rookie, please raise your hand. Not many hands, huh? Now that we got that out of the way, the rookie and backup receiver for the Dallas Cowboys recently had a lot to say about comparisons to New E...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  13. Patriots ink first-rounder Chandler Jones

    James Walker

    The New England Patriots agreed to a four-year contract with first-round pick Chandler Jones on Wednesday. The rookie defensive end from Syracuse was the 21st overall pick in April's NFL draft. Jones was drafted to help New England's pass rush. He...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  14. Morning take: Jets, WR Stephen Hill agree

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Friday morning in the AFC East: New York Jets rookie second-round pick Stephen Hill agreed to a four-year, $5 million contract. Morning take: Don't expect much posturing this offseason with the rookie wage...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  15. Examining Mel Kiper's 2011 draft grades

    James Walker

    The regular season is over and the grades are in for the 2011 draft. ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. took a look back at the rookie production Wednesday. Here are his grades for the AFC East: Buffalo Bills (6-10) Key draft picks: DL Marcell Da...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  16. Grading Ravens OT Jah Reid

    James Walker

    Baltimore Ravens 2011 third-round pick Jah Reid made his first NFL start last week against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Ravens are hoping the rookie can be the answer at right tackle. The AFC North blog studied film of Reid's first half with the st...

    Blog | August 22, 2011