By Justin DiLoro
Since the start of the millennium, the AFC East has been owned by the New England Patriots. The combination of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have run roughshod over their foes, piling up 16 divisional crowns, including being on top of the AFC East for ten consecutive years.
That type of dominate defies competitive balance issues. It also makes for one of the least exciting divisions to predict entering the season.
In addition, it usually reduced the number of teams in contention for the playoffs by three early in the season.
Around the NFL ranked the eight NFL divisions based on their competition presented among the groups, posing the following question: “How many teams can you realistically imagine playing in Super Bowl LIV in Miami next February?”
Apparently, there’s only in the AFC East, which placed the division at the bottom of the rankings. The outlet shared the following about the AFC East and their place in the basement of the rankings:
The home to the greatest team of the decade in any decade is often home to the least amount of competition. At least the AFC East is far more compelling because of the presence of young quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Josh Allen and Josh Rosen. This should be an improved division, but it comes in last in a balanced NFL because there’s only one team with legitimate Super Bowl hopes. Yes, the Pats are the only AFC East team that can say missing the playoffs would truly be a...