New England Patriots AFC East Analysis: New York Jets

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Dec 7, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith (7) breaks away from Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) during the fourth quarter at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings defeated the Jets 30-24 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Now heading into the 2015 season the New England Patriots will face another round of new challenges in the AFC East. The Dolphins have reworked their offensive weapons and spent big in free agency yet again to challenge the Patriots. The Jets have spent millions and millions on reworking their secondary and adding players to the offense. Finally, the Bills have made a number of big moves to improve including trading for Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy.

All three teams in the AFC East have improved on paper with flashy moves via trades and free agency. However, will any of the teams be in position to overtake the Patriots in 2015? A three-part series here at looks at what the opponents in the AFC East have done this offseason will examine who is capable of challenging the Patriots. The analysis of those moves began with a look at the second place team in the AFC East in 2014: the Buffalo Bills. Next up was the Miami Dolphins. Finally the series concludes here with the New York Jets.

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