AFC East best teams by position

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New York Jets

May 27, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis (24) and cornerback Antonio Cromartie (31) walk off the field after organized team activities at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

The Jets can boast one of, if not the best, cornerback unit in the NFL. Anonio Cromartie and the returning Darrelle Revis give the team a potent shutdown unit on both sides of the field. Buster Skrine brings a solid contributor in the nickel package as well as quality depth. The Jets defense is solid from top to bottom and while the bread and butter is the front seven, the additions of both Cromartie and Revis this season improves the unit ten fold over last years squad.

Miami Dolphins

Dec 7, 2014; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes (21) tackles Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Kamar Aiken (11) short of the end zone in the first half of a game at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports

All-pro Brent Grimes has a lock on one side of the secondary and Jamar Taylor, a former 2nd round pick has improved to take over the 2nd CB spot. Both will be joined by the very talented Brice McCain who has looked very good as the teams nickel corner. The Dolphins have good depth but unproven depth at the position. Entering the 2015 season there were questions about the unit opposite Grimes but through training camp the unit has improved considerably.

Patriots and Bills

The Buffalo Bills are stock full of youth at the position where most players are entering their 2nd and 3rd seasons in the NFL. The Bills have two players with four years experience and one with five but the unit as a whole is not the strongest in the AFC East but will play better with the defensive front the Bills have. The Patriots had a very good secondary in 2014 but they have lost all of their starters and will rely on unproven starters Malcolm Butler and Logan Ryan.