NFC East News and Rumors
Report: Giants made recent offer to Tuck
profootballtalk.com Updated 22 minutes ago
The NFL’s look-but-don’t-touch/touch-but-don’t-taste tampering period opened earlier today, making veteran Giants defensive end Justin Tuck free to negotiate-but-not-agree with other teams. Per Jordan Ranaan of NJ.com, the Giants made a recent effort to…Upvote Share Tweet
Quick takes: Open negotiationsESPN.com Updated 3 hours agoThere will be a lot of rumors circulating this weekend, based on who the Redskins have contacted during this open negotiating period. But it’s not as if these are all meaningful discussions. Nobody can be signed and just because they talk to someone ear…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys depth along defensive line is lackingESPN.com Updated 4 hours agoNFL teams can begin speaking to free agents today and the Cowboys have to deal with some issues along their defensive line. As it stands today, the Cowboys released Everette Brown and Corvey Irvin from the unit and are in discussions about a pay cut wit…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated 20 hours agoIn an annual rite that is as discussed and as worried-about and as inevitable as potty training infants, the Cowboys are under the salary cap before the start of the league year. Amazingly, it happened again. Via Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Tel…Upvote Share TweetThe Giants visited with free agent linebacker Jameel McClain this week, signaling the need for some new blood at the position for the 2014 season. It won’t be out with all of the old, however. The team announced Friday that they have re-signed linebacke…Upvote Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- Wade Phillips has the second-best winning percentage of any coach in Dallas Cowboys' history. Better than Tom Landry's. I think Phillips might know that. On Thursday, Phillips tweeted this: Jason Garrett is tied with Wade Phillips for 5…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles should think Runyan, not AsomughaAs free agency approaches, there has been a lot of talk about the Philadelphia Eagles' reluctance to get burned the way they did in 2011. General manager Howie Roseman has cited that disastrous spending spree as inspiration for a new philosophical appro…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)Kevin Gilbride retired as the Giants’ offensive coordinator after an unsuccessful 2013 season, but Gilbride says his offensive schemes haven’t grown old. Although Giants G.M. Jerry Reese said it was time for a change on the Giants’ offense, Gilbride dis…Upvote Share Tweet
Free-agency primer: RedskinsKey free agents: LB Brian Orakpo (franchise), LB Perry Riley, WR Josh Morgan, WR Santana Moss, S Brandon Meriweather, S Reed Doughty, LB Rob Jackson Where they stand: The Redskins have about $30 million of cap space available, even with the franchise te…Upvote Share TweetKey free agents: QB Michael Vick, WR Jason Avant, S Nate Allen, P Donnie Jones, S Kurt Coleman. Where they stand: By keeping wide receivers Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin off the market, the Eagles assured their starting offense would look very much as …Upvote Share TweetKey free agents: DT Linval Joseph, LB Jon Beason, WR Hakeem Nicks, DE Justin Tuck, RB Andre Brown, TE Brandon Myers, CB Terrell Thomas, CB Trumaine McBride Where they stand: The Giants have 23 unrestricted free agents and a crying need to rebuild an off…Upvote Share Tweet
Free-agency primer: CowboysKey free agents: Jason Hatcher, Anthony Spencer, Brian Waters, Danny McCray, Ernie Sims, Jarius Wynn Where they stand: After finishing with the worst-ranked defense in the NFL in 2013, the Cowboys need help everywhere, but mostly on the defensive line. …Upvote Share Tweet
Should the Redskins pursue ...It happens quite often: Well-known Player gets released and within seconds the question is asked. Will the Redskins pursue Well-known Player? It’s a, uh, fun game. But it’s also understandable, especially when the team involved (the Redskins) has many s…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)The Cowboys have told defensive end DeMarcus Ware that they want him to stay in Dallas for the 2014 season, but that he will have to cut his $12.25 million salary coming off a year plagued by injury. If Ware were agree to the haircut or be cut, the Cowb…Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Cowboys Get Under The CapMar 7Todd Archer discusses how the Cowboys were able to maneuver their way under the salary cap.
RG III Models Baylor Uniforms, AfroMar 7The Redskins' Robert Griffin III posted pictures to his Facebook account of himself with an afro wearing Baylor's new basketball uniforms.
Tillman and Griffin III discuss their military upbringingsMar 7Chicago Bears defensive back Charles Tillman and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talk about what the military and the USAA have meant to their families.
Phillips Takes Shot At Garrett On TwitterMar 7Mark Brunell and Tedy Bruschi react to Wade Phillips' tweets about Jason Garrett and discuss whether the Cowboys would have been better off keeping Phillips as coach.
NFL free agency - Rocky road awaits Champ BaileyMar 6The NFL hasn't been kind to aging stars seeking lucrative deals in recent years, meaning Champ Bailey may face a harsh reality on the free-agent market, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Don Banks: Raiders, Steelers among AFC front offices under pressure this o…Mar 6As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
Don Banks: Cowboys, Rams among NFC front offices under pressure this offse…Mar 4As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
The Tuesday MailbagMar 4Three hot topics and then your mail, in a league that never sleeps: For now, the extra point’s not going anywhere, though it should. Judy Battista of the NFL Digital Media Group wrote Monday that the Competition Committee, at its Florida meeting, is con…