The New England Patriots will be the odds-on favorites to win the AFC East in 2015. The Patriots have won the division in each of the past six seasons and in 12 of days gone by In the last 14 years. The New England Patriots will be the defending Super Bowl champions so it’s not surprising to see them listed as the favorites to win the AFC East. The Dolphins are the next Predictions with odds of about 3-1 at online sportsbook as the Buffalo Bills are 5-1 and the New York Jets 8-1.
New England Patriots
The Patriots might be without quarterback Tom Brady to start the season as he is facing a suspension for his role in the Deflategate scandal. The Patriots remain laden with talent and Brady might not miss much time. As long as the Patriots have a healthier Rob Gronkowski then their offense is will click. The concern is on the defensive side of the ball while the secondary is going to be much weaker minus the departed Darrelle Revis and Kyle Arrington.
The Dolphins went out and signed All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh who should boost their defense. The offense has made strides and quarterback Ryan Tannehill may get ready to take the next step and lead the team to the playoffs. He had some new weapons to throw to in Brandon Marshall, Kenny Stills and rookie DeVante Parker.
The Bills have a brand new head coach in Rex Ryan and he has some talent to utilize while the Bills were 9-7 last season. The Bills will have one of the top defenses in the league with Ryan as head coach. The team added some offensive talent by getting LeSean McCoy and Percy Harvin however they still have a hole at quarterback. They’re hoping that someone can come in and win the task and play well whether it is EJ Manuel, Tyrod Taylor or Matt Cassel.
New York Jets
The Jets have a brand new head coach in Todd Bowles who is a defensive guy so their defense is going to be very good, especially with the addition of Darrelle Revis. The issue is on offense since they are still stuck with Geno Smith at quarterback
AFC East Predictions
1. New England Patriots
2. Buffalo Bills
3. Miami Dolphins
4. New York Jets