AFC Notes: Von Miller, Bills, Zach Wilson, Jets, Patriots, Mac Jones


DC invoices leslie frazier said it’s been a challenge to replace CB Tre’Davious White (knee) and points CBs kair elam, christian benford Y dane jackson they have not always been available at the same time.

“It sure is a challenge, not knowing week after week what guy is going to start, and while you’re trying to watch practice and trying to figure out who deserves the most snaps.” Frazier said, via ESPN’s Alaina Getzenberg. “We haven’t had to do that in the past. We usually had four guys who were pretty healthy, for the most part, and they were in the lineup, week after week. That has not been the case this year.”

Elam reiterated that his cornerbacks have struggled to stay healthy this season.

Everybody gets a chance to play, which you probably haven’t even heard of in the NFL because you always have like two guys. [stay healthy],” Elam said.

HC invoices Sean McDermott He said they still have confidence in their cornerback group.

“[The cornerbacks] they are a resilient bunch. They are extremely tough. We have a lot of confidence in all of them.” McDermott said. “Obviously there have been some guys going in and out of the lineup because of injury.”

  • nfl media Ian Rapport says initial diagnosis for Bills OLB by Miller It’s a knee sprain. That doesn’t mean she didn’t tear her ACL or suffer a more serious injury, but at least there’s some hope that the MRI will provide good news.


The Jets QB Way zach wilson he’s been playing is a big factor as to why he’s now riding the pin. But it’s impossible to ignore his comments after the loss to the Patriots this week, where he seemed to dismiss responsibility for the offense’s woes. There’s no question that Wilson’s words and behavior accelerated an already simmering situation, and now everyone is doing damage control.

“I spoke to Zach, and he didn’t mean it to the extent that he didn’t mean he didn’t let the defense down.” CB Jets dj reed told PFF doug kyed. “He just didn’t like the way the reporter phrased the question. He felt that if you watched the whole interview, he took into account what he did and they had to figure it out, but they kept prompting him to answer the question, and he got a little frustrated, which he said was a mistake. . And he responded, ‘No, no’ like that, but that was more on the reporter. But looking at him, it seems like he’s not the problem or anything.

“But he knows he needs to play better, the offense needs to play better. He is well aware of that. The media today are going to blow that up. It was definitely a tough situation, but everyone in the locker room knows he didn’t mean it. We are moving forward and preparing for Chicago.”

  • Kyed spoke to sources at other NFL teams who believe the Jets should, at the very least, bring in a veteran to compete with Wilson next year. An NFC executive said: “I think the vet route is the way to go. Then see what happens with the draft the following year.”
  • Notes Kyed 49ers QB Jimmy GaroppoloRaiders QB Derek Carr and QB dolphins teddy bridgewater they are among several notable veterans expected to be available this offseason.
  • One AFC executive thought the Jets should aim high and go after Packers QB Aaron Rogers: “They can’t get another rookie where they’ll pick, and they have to win now. I think it has to be a home run.”
  • nfl media Ian Rapport He says he’s heard from Jets sources that Wilson seemed out of place since this spring during OTAs, with the word “yips” thrown out. The team and Wilson tried to move on, but things obviously didn’t improve, leading to this week’s benching.
  • The Jets received three defensive backs for workouts Tuesday, including Green Nasir, chris westry Y chris wilcox. (aaron wilson)


Patriots Quarterback mac jones hasn’t made the leap many expected for his sophomore season after he was a strong candidate for offensive rookie of the year in 2021. It’s been a tough year for Jones, with injuries and the buzz surrounding his job status with QB from fourth round. bailey zape starting some games. But the NBC Sports analyst and former QB chris simms he believes it can’t be ruled out that Jones lost his offensive coordinator this offseason.

“Losing josh mcdaniels it was huge,” Simms said via Athletic mike jones. “You can’t get over the fact that one of the best offensive coordinators in football was taken from Mac Jones and now you have two guys who have never run an offense. McDaniels always found a way to move the ball, even without superstar talent, and the offense isn’t as solid and detail-oriented as it was in the past.”

Simms is concerned Jones may be developing some bad habits in a less-than-ideal situation, but he’s still confident in Patriots HC. bill belichick has the back

“I think he will get back on the right track. Bill Belichick is too smart for him not to.” Simms said. “Mac will never provide the wow factor like we saw with Lawrence and Wilson. That’s not his game. His surprise is, ‘My God, another 10-yard completion on the money, another 12-yard completion with great decision.’ But when we see him turn the tables, it’s like you can’t be Mr. Gunslinger. jose allen. You have to take care of the ball. Be smarter with the ball and make tactical decisions.”

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