AFC East

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Alex Reimer
January 02, 2018 - 2:04 pm
One columnist in town enjoys referring to the AFC East as a “division of tomato cans.” It’s a sly way to downplay the Patriots’ regular season success, and effective, considering there’s historically been a kernel of truth to it. While Tom Brady and Bill Belichick have hoisted five Lombardi...
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Ryan Hannable
November 15, 2017 - 9:19 am
Remember two weeks ago when with a win over the Jets on a Thursday night the Bills would have improved to 6-2 and tied the Patriots for first place in the AFC East? Well, the Bills lost that game and lost again last Sunday against the Saints and are now 5-4, a full two games behind the first place...
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Alex Reimer
August 28, 2017 - 1:32 pm
The Patriots experienced some rare bad luck last weekend, with Julian Edelman going down for the season with a torn ACL. But the rest of the moribund AFC East can’t capitalize. Instead, the Patriots’ competition is continuing its quest to hand over the division before Week 1 even begins. Bills...
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Ryan Hannable
August 12, 2017 - 10:45 am
The Patriots have only played one preseason game, but they may have already clinched the AFC East. Just look at the events which took place this week in the division. — The Jets were already a dumpster fire and then placed top wide out Quincy Enunwa on injured reserve. — It was a tough week for the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 18, 2016 - 2:21 pm
[caption id="attachment_114994" align="alignright" width="400"] LeGarrette Blount eyes the Denver defense on a first-half run Sunday. (Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports)[/caption] DENVER -- Â There was no muffed punt. There was no missed extra point. There was no last-second heartbreak this time. The...
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Mike Petraglia
December 14, 2014 - 2:23 pm
FOXBORO -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price detail how the Patriots were able to flip the switch and beat the Miami Dolphins , 41-13, Sunday at Gillette Stadium , clinching their sixth straight AFC East title. The Patriots led by only a point, 14-13, at the half before outscoring the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 09, 2014 - 9:59 am
[caption id="attachment_84860" align="alignright" width="350"] Bill Belichick is focused on the Dolphins. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)[/caption] Bill Belichick won't be spending much time before Sunday's game getting his team fired up to clinch a sixth straight AFC East with a win. That's because his...
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Mike Petraglia
December 22, 2013 - 11:10 am
BALTIMORE -- The Patriots were winners in warmups. New England captured its fifth straight AFC East division crown before taking a single snap at M&T Bank Stadium Sunday as the Buffalo Bills shutout the Miami Dolphins , 19-0, Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium. It is the fifth straight division...
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Mike Petraglia
November 28, 2012 - 10:09 am
FOXBORO -- Fresh from his 200th win as an NFL head coach, Bill Belichick was in rare form Wednesday. That is to say, he wanted nothing to do with talking about how great his team has been or will be. Dating back to Jan. 3, 2010, the Patriots are 19-0 in regular season games played in the second...
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Mike Petraglia
November 28, 2012 - 8:57 am
FOXBORO -'€“ Tom Brady is a lot of things. All-world quarterback. Super-model spouse. And weather watcher - especially when it affects what he does on his workdays. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and 80 degrees in South Florida for the 1 p.m. kickoff between the Patriots and Dolphins...
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