The AFC East has been a one-team show for more than 15 years as the New England Patriots have dominated the division during that span. Led by future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady — a five-time Super Bowl champion — the Patriots won nine straight AFC East titles and 14 in the last 15 seasons. The division, which was founded in 1960, also consists of the Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins and New York Jets. In total, the Patriots have captured 10 AFC East division crowns.
Their latest came in 2016 when Brady helped the franchise win its fifth Super Bowl crown. New England has also won the AFC Championship nine times.
Entering the 2017 season, the Patriots had the most wins in the division’s history, posting a record of 476-383-9 with a playoff record of 32-19.
The Dolphins have the second most AFC East titles with 14 to go along with two Super Bowl championships. The Bills are next up with 10 division titles followed by the Jets with four.
The division has been represented in 19 Super Bowl finals, winning eight times overall. The Bills reached the Super Bowl four consecutive years and lost each time, becoming the only team in NFL history to do that.
What Are The Current AFC East Standings
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AFC East Online Betting Tips
Experts doubted Tom Brady could lead the Patriots to another Super Bowl at age 39 but he did just that. With an illustrious career winding down, does the greatest quarterback in NFL history have one more championship run left in him?
Heading into the 2017-18 campaign, sportsbooks weren’t easing up on taking the Patriots to come out on top yet again. Bovada.lv pegged the Patriots as +375 favorites to capture a sixth Super Bowl championship.
What the Patriots did in 2016 was truly remarkable — finishing with a 14-2 record and going 11-1 against conference opponents. The Pats boasted the NFL’s best offense, scoring a league-best 441 points for while allowing 250 for a differential of +191. Bovada is also offering +600 odds that Brady will record the most passing yards in the regular season in 2017.
Coming off a 14-win season, Bovada has set New England’s projected wins total for 2017 at 12.5. As for the other teams in the AFC East? Bovada has set the Dolphins’ projected win total at 7.5, the Bills at 6 and the Jets at 4.5. If one of these three teams can challenge for a playoff berth, take the Bills, who will continue running their offense through running back LeSean McCoy. The Bills had the top rushing offense in 2016 — compiling 2,630 total yards — and will continue that trend when the upcoming season kicks off.
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