AFC East Blog
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman suffered a broken foot on Sunday Night Football. He suffered a Jones fracture, which is the same injury Dez Bryant suffered earlier this season. Edelman underwent surgery to repair the break on Monday and the team is hopeful he'll be ready to return for the playoffs.
Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller is still the top back according to interim head coach Dan Campbell. Rookie Jay Ajayi has looked very explosive since making his season debut Week 9. Campbell says while Ajayi has a lot of talent, he's not quite there yet. "Ajayi is a young guy," Campbell said. "He's still up-and-coming. He's gotten better, but he still needs a lot of reps and overall from protection to blitz pick-ups, all those different things, to route running. Not that he can't do it, but right now we have a lot of faith in Lamar Miller. But certainly we like the way Jay runs."
The New England Patriots have signed tight end Joseph Fauria from their practice squad. He was formerly of the Detroit Lions.
New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith has struggled mightily in the NFL. However, general manager Mike Maccagnan believes the jury is still out on Smith. "The jury is still out, but not necessarily in a bad way," Maccagnan said. "We're just going to see how it unfolds going forward … Obviously, Geno's under contract for next year. As of right now, I think Geno has dealt with some adversity with the incident this summer. I thought he's handled it very well. He's actually done a good job in terms of his practice, his approach, preparing … At this point in time, we're just going to see how this thing progresses. We still have a little under half the season left. Geno's done a good job so far and we'll see how he progresses going forward."
New York Jets running back Zac Stacy was placed on injured reserve today with a broken ankle. He had been ruled out for the season over a week ago, this is merely a formality.
Buffalo Bills quarterback E.J. Manuel is active for tonight's game. He was inactive in favor of Josh Johnson last week.
Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Johnson is inactive for tonight's game. He was active in favor of E.J. Manuel last week.
Buffalo Bills running back Boom Herron is inactive for tonight's game. He is the odd man out in the backfield when all backs are healthy.
New England Patriots wide receiver Keshawn Martin is inactive for tonight's game. He is dealing with a hamstring injury.