5 Bills Named to NFL.com All-AFC East Team

When looking over the entire AFC East landscape, Dave Dameshek listed five Bills on his All-AFC East team.

Dave Dameshek of NFL.com unveiled his All-AFC East Team on Wednesday. Five Buffalo Bills were represented on the list: LeSean McCoy, Sammy Watkins, Marcell Dareus, Mario Williams and Dan Carpenter.

Here’s what Dameshek said about each Bills player listed.

McCoy:

“There's not a close second in the division. (For the record, the second-best RB is probably McCoy's new Bills teammate, Fred Jackson.)”

Watkins:

“He didn't quite keep pace with superstar first-year pros Odell Beckham and Mike Evans last season, but Watkins showed enough to validate the Bills' affection for the Clemson burner -- and to edge out yet another fellow rookie dynamo from 2014, Miami's Jarvis Landry, for this spot.”

Dareus:

“This large person might not be as good as Suh -- he might be better. But is he as good as teammate Kyle Williams?”

Williams:

“We had to find room for Williams, who has been better than ever since moving to Buffalo three years ago; luckily for us, it seems he'll likely serve as an outside linebacker under new coach Rex Ryan after functioning as a 4-3 defensive end for the Bills last season. (Almost a decade after he went ahead of Reggie Bush and Vince Young in the 2006 NFL Draft, Williams is the clear-cut best of that trio.)”

Carpenter:

Stephen Gostkowski made a league-leading 35 field goals for the Pats last year. Carpenter made just 34 ... but he hit a remarkable 6 of 8 from 50-plus yards out.”

The New England Patriots were represented by eight players, the Miami Dolphins had six players on the list and the New York Jets tied the Bills with five players.


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