Some Jets fans thought New York might have a chance — even if it’s a distant one — to win the AFC East for the first time in years.
That feeling seemed to change with the Patriots’ newest addition.
The Daily News’ back page cover doesn’t touch on the Pats’ punishment, but rather the impact the Newton signing will have on the Jets.
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While the Buffalo Bills and Patriots were the early favorites in the division following the departure of Tom Brady, a healthy Newton makes New England the clear frontrunner in the AFC East.
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