Can Any AFC East Team Challenge New England?

With two Super Bowl victories in three years and 14 of the last 16 AFC East titles (including eight consecutive), the Patriots remain the cream of their division. However, the Miami Dolphins (a playoff team last year), the New York Jets (double-digit victories in 2015), and the Buffalo Bills (in the playoff hunt the past three seasons) have not sat quietly. But have they done enough to end the New England Patriots’ stranglehold on the AFC East? Can they end the eight year run of consecutive AFC East championships? Is there a legitimate contender to the Patriots in the AFC East this season? Let’s check-in on the competition in the AFC East and catch-up with what each team has done to try and catch the Patriots in 2017.

New England Patriots: Can Any AFC East Team Challenge New England?