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Week 3: AFC East Review

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This week the Miami Dolphins welcome the Buffalo Bills to Sun Life Stadium for their first home game of the season. Lets check out how the team performed, along with the other games in the AFC East.

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The Buffalo Bills make the long journey south this week to face the Miami Dolphins.  We bring you all the storylines from the AFC East right here.

Jacksonville Jaguars 17 - 51 New England Patriots

The Jaguars may have broken hearts in Miami last week, but Tom Brady and company ensured that did not happen when the team travelled north to New England. Brady had an impressive showing, completing 33 passes of 42, for 358 yards and 2 touchdowns. He has now thrown 400 touchdown passes in his career, only the 4th quarterback in NFL history to do so. In fact, the team had 35 first downs in the game, which ties for a franchise record.

The best play Jacksonville could muster was a 59-yard throw from Blake Bortles to Allen Hurns at the halfway mark of the third quarter, to make it 30-10.

The New England Patriots have cruised through the first 3 weeks of the season, and now face a Dallas Cowboys side who let Atlanta put 39 points on them.  Patriots showing they are no pretenders, and are clear favorites to take the AFC East.

Philadelphia Eagles 24 - 17 New York Jets

The New York Jets lost their first game of the season to a resurgent Philadelphia Eagles team. The Eagles surged to a 24-0 lead in the first half, with Darren Sproles scoring 2 touchdowns, while Sam Bradford connected with Ryan Matthews, for a 23-yard touchdown.

However, the Jets managed to put some points on the board with 2:11 left in the first half. When a 79-yard drive made it 24-7 at half time.  And that Brandon Marshall fumble?  That won't make Miami's fans miss him one bit.  In the end, the Jets threatened a comeback in the second half, but it was all too little, too late.  After the first two games, many thought the Jets might just become a playoff team, but at this stage it seems a bridge too far.  Plenty of work for the Jets as they travel to London next week to face the Miami Dolphins.

Buffalo Bills 41 - 14 Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins got absolutely pummeled by a strong Buffalo Bills team on Sunday evening. Tyrod Taylor made 277 yards in the air for three touchdowns.  Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill was intercepted 3 times in the first two quarters alone.

The defeat leaves Miami dead last in the AFC East.

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