A couple of weeks ago, I asked the following question on Twitter:
It's a good question, when you think about it, because there are plenty of players who have made appearances in at least two different AFC East jerseys. Is it someone like Drew Bledose, who appeared in both the New England Patriots' and Buffalo Bills' uniforms? What about Thurman Thomas, who after a Hall of Fame career in Buffalo, spent one year with the Miami Dolphins? For Dolphins fans, there's always that one year in which Jason Taylor was tempted by the dark side and landed with the New York Jets.
I got a lot of great responses, from fans of all four teams. And there were answers that would not have even crossed my mind, but should absolutely be in the disussion. It's taken a little while to get back to those answers, but we did compile all of them and take a look at the Twitter-verse's reponse now:
And my two favorite answers:
For those of you keeping score at home, that's Jason Taylor and Wes Welker tied for the top spot with five votes each. Just behind them was Thurman Thomas, with four votes, and Irving Fyrar and Drew Bledsoe each picking up three responses. Nick Buoniconti, Curtis Martin, and Chad Pennington each showed up in two of the tweets. Everyone else received one reply.
|Votes||AFC East Team 1||AFC East Team 2||AFC East Team 3||Pro Bowls||All Pro||Super Bowl Champion||Hall of Fame|
|Jason Taylor||5||Miami Dolphins (1997-2007, 2009, 2011)||New York Jets (2010)||6||4|
|Wes Welker||5||Miami Dolphins (2004-2006)||New England Patriots (2007-2012)||5||2|
|Thurman Thomas||4||Buffalo Bills (1988-1999)||Miami Dolphins (2000)||5||2||Class of 2007|
|Drew Bledsoe||3||New England Patriots (1993-2002)||Buffalo Bills (2002-2004)||4||XXXVI (NE 2001)|
|Irving Fryar||3||New England Patriots (1984-1992)||Miami Dolphins (21993-1995)||2 (5 total)|
|Chad Pennington||2||New York Jets (2000-2007)||Miami Dolphins (2008-2010)|
|Curtis Martin||2||New England Patriots (1995-1997)||New York Jets (1998-2005)||5||1||Class of 2012|
|Nick Buoniconti||2||Boston Patriots (1962-1968)||Miami Dolphins (1969-1976)||6 AFL, 2 Pro Bowl||5||VII (MIA 1972), VIII (MIA 1973)||Class of 2001|
|Bryan Cox||1||Miami Dolphins (1991-1995)||New York Jets (1998-2000)||New England Patriots (2001)||3||3||XXXVI (NE 2001)|
|Clyde Gates||1||Miami Dolphins (2011)||New York Jets (2012-2014)|
|Darrelle Revis||1||New York Jets (2007-2012)||New England Patriots (2014)||4 (5 total)||3|
|Junior Seau||1||Miami Dolphins (2003-2005)||New England Patriots (2006-2009)||0 (12 total)||0 (8 total)|
|Larry Izzo||1||Miami Dolphins (1996-2003)||New England Patriots (2001-2008)||New York Jets (2009)||3||XXXVI (NE 2001), XXXVIII (NE 2003), XXXIX (NE 2004)|
|Terrell Buckley||1||Miami Dolphins (1995-1999, 2003)||New England Patriots (2001-2002)||New York Jets (2004)||XXXVI (NE 2001)|
|Tim Tebow||1||New York Jets (2012)||New England Patriots (2013)|
|Ty Law||1||New England Patriots (1995-2004)||New York Jets (2005, 2008)||5||2||XXXVI (NE 2001), XXXVIII (NE 2003), XXXIX (NE 2004)|
Is there anyone not listed that should be considered ? Should someone be higher on the list? Is there any better answer than Tebow or Gates? Give us your answers in the comments below.