The AFC Notebook

A compilation of news, views and a little 'tude concerning the AFC.

Even after leaving the Miami Dolphins to sign with AFC East rival New York, the south Florida franchise is still planning to honor former NFL Defensive Player of the Year Jason Taylor. Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the linebacker will be inducted into the team's "Ring of Honor." No date has been set for ceremony.

According to Associated Press reports out of Cleveland, free agent wide receiver Bobby Engram has signed with the Browns. The AP says that Cleveland has not disclosed terms of the deal, which was reached on Thursday.

And the spin continues. Contrary to information leaked by his agent, no definite decision has been made with regard to Darrelle Revis's contract negotiations with Jets and any possible holdout from team training camp, per NBCSports.com.

The NY Jets signing of left tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson to a six-year, $60 million contract extension gives them blindside protection for the foreseeable future but leaves the rest of the AFC in a bit of a quandary. The size of the deal and the guaranteed money is creating issues in San Diego for example. According to the San Diego Tribune, the Chargers find themselves on slightly more tenuous ground in their ongoing stalemate with Pro Bowler Marcus McNeill because of Ferguson's deal. McNeill seems to feel that his value is close to that of Ferguson. San Diego doesn't want to part with that much scratch.

Titans' cornerback Jason McCourty has surpassed Ryan Mouton in the competition to start opposite Pro Bowler Cortland Finnegan for the coming season. NBCsports.com is reporting that the former Rutgers Scarlet Knight has looked impressive in mini-camp. Here's hoping that they don't have to play a Brian Kelly offense this year – oh snap!

Defensive tackle Darnell Dockett of the Cardinals ripped the recent misbehavior of Steelers' signal caller Ben Rothlisberger, telling ESPN that "The easiest QB to sack is Ben Roethlisberger if you can catch him in a bathroom stall." Dockett did not express whether an audible would change his chances of sacking the Steelers' QB.

If you have nothing else better to do and re-runs of "The City" aren't on (we can't get enough of that delightfully driven and always impeccably dressed Erin Kaplan either), then check out T.O's television show which had its season premiere Sunday with the episode focusing on his departure from the Bills. Of course, it will be re-aired 17 times between now and next Sunday night, sandwiched between re-runs of "Flavor of Love" and a rock docs special exploring the life and times of Joan Osborne. Yeah, that's what we thought…

T.O might have the reality show, but the former Chad Johnson is seeking the cameras too. On the bandwagon for attention it is Ochocinco, a Miami native, who is putting in his two cents on the Lebron James move. "I feel bad for the fans of Cleveland because he invested his time and his heart with them and did all he could to help them win a championship and I feel it's the owner's job to build the team around him to make that possible and it didn't happen," Ochocinco told CBSSports.com. And we care because?


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