While the New England Patriots were the only winning team in the AFC East, the division saw some very good individual efforts all across the board. Here's our All-AFC East Team for the 2012 season (hate if you must):
QB - Tom Brady, NE | Future Hall-of-Famer just barely edged Mark Sanchez.
RB - C.J. Spiller, BUF | One of the most dynamic players in the NFL.
RB - Stevan Ridley, NE | Fumbles aside, a major sleeper with tons of upside.
LT - D'Brickashaw Ferguson, NYJ | Still an elite tackle in this league.
LG - Andy Levitre, BUF | Mr. Consistency.
C - Mike Pouncey, MIA | Can do it all, and well... especially on the pull.
RG - Brandon Moore, NYJ | Always been underrated.
RT - Sebastian Vollmer, NE | Very disciplined and good in the screen game.
TE - Rob Gronkowski, NE | Still the best tight end in the NFL.
WR - Wes Welker, NE | Lots of drops this year, yet remains extremely dependable.
WR - Stevie Johnson, BUF | Plays like he cares and made some stellar catches this season.
DL - Cameron Wake, MIA | One of the better stories in pro football.
DL - Muhammad Wilkerson, NYJ | Doesn't get due credit, but will. Watch.
DL - Vince Wilfork, NE | Butt-fumble MVP.
DL - Kyle Williams, BUF | Stellar run stuffer and has hit quarterbacks his fair share.
LB - Jerod Mayo, NE | Stout in coverage and even better against the run.
LB - Nick Barnett, BUF 1A and Kevin Burnett, MIA 1B | Tough one.
LB - Brandon Spikes, NE | Too many penalties, but a small price to pay.
DB - Antonio Cromartie, NYJ | Phenomenal year replacing the best corner in the league.
DB - Devin McCourty, NE | Was stout moving from cornerback to safety.
DB - Jairus Byrd, BUF | A Pro Bowl snub. As if "Pro Bowl" means anything.
DB - Reshad Jones, MIA | Has an unteachable nose for the ball and improving steadily.
ST - Alex Carrington, BUF | Likes to get his hands on kicks.
K - Stephen Gostkowski, NE | Steady and loses very little accuracy beyond 40 yards.
P - Brandon Fields, MIA | Averaging over 50 yards a boot with 35 inside the 20.
R - Leodis McKelvin, BUF | The best punt returner in NFL and almost as good on kickoff.
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