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Week 6: AFC East Review

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Four games took place in the AFC East over the weekend, as we bring you all the talking points from all those games.

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What a difference two weeks makes, as the Miami Dolphins trounced the Tennessee Titans in Dan Campbell's first game in charge as head coach. We bring you the review from that game, as well as the rest of the games from the AFC East.

Miami Dolphins 38 - 10 Tennessee Titans

Who said the Miami Dolphins were devoid of talent? Miami showed they still have the season to play for with a big win against the Tennessee Titans.  Miami did something they hadn't done all season by starting fast. In the opening drive, the Dolphins went 80 yards for a touchdown, culminating for a dazzling 30-yard run from Jarvis Landry for the touchdown. On the day, Lamar Miller also had an impressive game, averaging 5.9 yards per carry and 1 touchdown, behind a rejuvenated offensive line. Despite throwing 2 interceptions, Ryan Tannehill also enjoyed a solid day, completing 22 of his 29 passes for 266 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Before the game, the Miami had only 1 sack all season. That changed on Sunday, as Marcus Mariota had a tough day in the office behind his offensive line. Cameron Wake made 4 sacks as well as a forced fumble, while Olivier Vernon also recorded a sack in the first half.

In a fitting finale, Dan Campbell received a Gatorade shower from his team, before receiving warm embraces from players and coaching staff. While it's too early to suggest this could be the start of something for Miami, this is a huge step forward to where the team was 2 weeks ago. The Dolphins are now 2-3 for the season.

Washington Redskins 20 - 34 New York Jets

The Jets started off slow against Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins, trailing 13-10 at the halfway mark of the game. However in the second half, New York went on to score an impressive 24 points in a row to down the Washington Redskins.

Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 19 passes from 26, for 253 yards and 2 touchdowns. Chris Ivory continued his strong start to the season, averaging 7.3 yards per carry on 20 attempts for 146 yards and a touchdown. On the other side of the football, Kirk Cousins scored a touchdown off 196 yards from 25 out of 43 passes.

The New York Jets are now 4-1, while the Redskins fall to 2-4.

Cincinnati Bengals 34 - 21 Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills dropped to 3-3 for the season as an Andy Dalton led Bengals team cruised to victory to maintain their undefeated start to the season (6-0). Dalton completed 22 passes from 33 attempts, along with three touchdowns for 243 yards.

With Tyrod Taylor injured with a sprained left knee, EJ Manuel started the game, making 28 passes out of 42 for 263 yards, a touchdown and an interception.

New England Patriots 34 - 27 Indianapolis Colts

The New England Patriots (5-0) continued their winning ways as Tom Brady threw three touchdowns for 312 yards and 23 completions.

It all went wrong for the Colts when they attempted to confuse the Patriots in the third quarter with an unusual formation on a fourth and 3 punt, only for Brandon Bolden to tackle safety Colt Anderson for a loss of one yard. The Patriots then used the ball at Indianapolis' 35-yard line to power into a 34-21 lead.

For Indianapolis, Andrew Luck threw for 312 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Alex Parish is an Associate Editor at The Phinsider. Be sure to follow me on Twitter@AlexParish89.