The Bills-Patriots division rivalry is sure to be taken to a new level with Rex Ryan taking over as head coach.

Like with the Jets, Ryan knows the Patriots are the team to beat in the AFC East and he and the Bills are not backing down.

ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter joined Dennis & Callahan Tuesday morning to discuss what he’s heard about all NFL matters at the owners’ meetings in Arizona this week, most notably Deflategate. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

The Patriots were awarded two compensatory picks in the 2015 NFL draft on Monday. New England will receive the 97th pick overall, a third rounder, as well as the 36th pick of the seventh round, No. 253 overall.

A much subdued Jets owner Woody Johnson spoke at the NFL owners meetings in Arizona Monday, as the last time he spoke at length it led to an eventual tampering charge against the organization for talking about Darrelle Revis who w

Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Monday the team “made a very competitive offer” in an attempt to re-sign cornerback Darrelle Revis and “wanted to keep him,” but it simply didn’t happen.

Robert Kraft said Monday “there is no smoking gun” when it comes to the deflated football controversy that enveloped the Patriots for nearly a month earlier this year.

It’€™s back to work for the defending Super Bowl champions.

In a Monday morning article at Sports Illustrated’s website, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell talked to SI’s Peter King about Deflategate and other news from the 2014 NFL season.

Former Patriots linebacker and current Houston sports radio host Ted Johnson joined Dennis & Callahan Thursday morning to talk about the concussion dangers in football. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

Cornerback Robert McClain tweeted out the news Wednesday afternoon that he had apparently agreed to a deal with the Patriots.

Thankful to have the opportunity to continue my career with the @Patriots

— Robert McClain (@bobbymac36) March 18, 2015