NFC East News and Rumors

  • Report: Bob Bicknell possible candidate for offensive coordinat…

    Report: Bob Bicknell possible candidate for offensive coordinator role with 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Updated 2 hours ago
    An Eagles assistant coach is reportedly on San Francisco’s radar as it tries to fill its offensive coordinator vacancy. Eagles wide receivers coach Bob Bicknell has been “discussed” as a potential candidate for the 49ers’ coordinator role, Albert Breer …
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  • Scott Fitterer chooses to stay in Seattle rather than join Eagl…

    Scott Fitterer chooses to stay in Seattle rather than join Eagles front office

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    The Eagles have been searching for a personnel executive to assist coach Chip Kelly in the front office since reorganizing their hierarchy and moving Howie Roseman out of the General Manager job earlier this month. It’s been a fitful process for the Eag…
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  • Rob Gronkowski happy to be healthy for this Super Bowl

    Rob Gronkowski happy to be healthy for this Super Bowl

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    The last time the Patriots advanced to the Super Bowl, tight end Rob Gronkowski was slowed by an ankle injury that left him at less than 100 percent for the loss to the Giants. Gronkowski spent the next two seasons battling a variety of injuries to his …
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  • Ex-Giants DC Fewell to coach Skins' secondary

    Ex-Giants DC Fewell to coach Skins' secondary

    The Washington Redskins added another piece to their defensive staff, hiring former New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell to become the Redskins' secondary coach, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
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  • Should the Giants try to do something about Victor Cruz's contr…

    Should the Giants try to do something about Victor Cruz's contract?

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    We have spent -- and will continue to spend -- a great deal of time talking about New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning's contract. At $19.75 million, Manning's is by far the largest salary cap hit on the Giants' 2015 roster at this point, and they'd …
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  • Cowboys position breakdown: RBs

    Cowboys position breakdown: RBs

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    Cowboys reporter Todd Archer breaks down the Cowboys, position by position, analyzing what the players did in 2014, what they can do in the future and what the team can do to improve the position in 2015. Under contract: Joseph Randle, Lance Dunbar, Rya…
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  • Ernie Accorsi: John Fox’s experience made him right choice for …

    Ernie Accorsi: John Fox’s experience made him right choice for Bears

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    The Bears brought former Giants General Manager Ernie Accorsi on board as a consultant to assist with their searches for a new head coach and General Manager this year, so it’s not a big surprise that a former Giants assistant coach wound up replacing M…
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  • Cowboys have to 'put socks back on' all over again

    Cowboys have to 'put socks back on' all over again

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    IRVING, Texas -- On Sunday, ESPN and Pro Football Focus unveiled a project to determine how close each team not in Super Bowl XLIX is to playing in the Super Bowl. The Dallas Cowboys were deemed to be the closest of the 30 teams not in the Super Bowl. P…
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  • On this Odell Beckham Jr. hamstring thing

    On this Odell Beckham Jr. hamstring thing

    It's a headline world, and very few people seem to read beyond them, so all day Monday it was, "Did you hear Odell Beckham Jr. played the whole season with TWO tears in his hamstrings???? OH MY GOD!!!!!!" Someone even asked me on Twitter what …
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  • Report: Rams interested in trading for Nick Foles

    Report: Rams interested in trading for Nick Foles

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    Last year, the Eagles made one of the most surprising moves of the offseason when they released receiver DeSean Jackson. This year, the Eagles may again make a surprising move by getting rid of starting quarterback Nick Foles. Multiple stories have surf…
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  • Packers sign punter Cody Mandell

    Packers sign punter Cody Mandell

    profootballtalk.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    The Packers have added a punter to their offseason roster. Green Bay has signed Cody Mandell, who appeared in one preseason game for Dallas in 2014. An Alabama product, the 22-year-old Mandell signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in May. H…
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  • Report: Richard Smith joining Raheem Morris on Falcons staff

    Report: Richard Smith joining Raheem Morris on Falcons staff

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    The Falcons continue to keep busy while waiting to officially make Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn their new head coach. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that Redskins defensive backs coach and former Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris has ve…
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  • Cowboys position breakdown: QBs

    Cowboys position breakdown: QBs

    ESPN.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    Cowboys reporter Todd Archer breaks down the Dallas Cowboys, position by position, analyzing what the players did in 2014, what they can do in the future and what the team can do to improve the position in 2015. Under contract: Tony Romo, Brandon Weeden…
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  • Cowboys should keep Tony Romo's cap figure where it is

    Cowboys should keep Tony Romo's cap figure where it is

    ESPN.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    IRVING, Texas -- According to ESPN Stats & Information, the highest salary-cap figure in the NFL since 2000 has been the $24,752,941 the Washington Redskins heaped on defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth in 2010. The Dallas Cowboys could very well br…
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  • Darren Sproles shines in first Pro Bowl

    Darren Sproles shines in first Pro Bowl

    ESPN.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    When Connor Barwin tackled Darren Sproles, the Philadelphia Eagles faced a Pro Bowl conundrum they hadn’t had to worry about before. The last time the Eagles had a defensive player in the Pro Bowl was three years ago. Defensive end Jason Babin was selec…
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  • Giants matriarch Ann Mara recovering after a fall

    Giants matriarch Ann Mara recovering after a fall

    profootballtalk.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    The Giants didn’t have a season to remember, but things got worse for team matriarch Ann Mara recently. Via Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News, the matriarch of the team is recovering after slipping on ice and hitting her head. The 85-year-old A…
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  • Report: Chris Polian interviews with Eagles for second time

    Report: Chris Polian interviews with Eagles for second time

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25 (2 days ago)
    The Eagles have opened the offseason by making a change to the structure of their organization with Howie Roseman’s title changing from General Manager to executive vice president of football operations and coach Chip Kelly taking on a bigger role in pl…
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  • Packers’ Sam Shields admits he thinks Dez Bryant made the catch

    Packers’ Sam Shields admits he thinks Dez Bryant made the catch

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25 (3 days ago)
    Packers cornerback Sam Shields was covering Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant on his infamous overruled catch when their teams met in the playoffs. At the time, Shields said the ref made a good call in reversing the catch. Now Shields admits that’s not how he…
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  • Pro Football Focus Names Kerrigan, Way To All-NFC East Team

    Pro Football Focus Names Kerrigan, Way To All-NFC East Team

    redskins.com Jan 24 (4 days ago)
    (AP Image) RELATED LINKS: –Ryan Kerrigan Caption Contest Winner –John Riggins Discusses His Role In ‘Wedding Ringer’ For more from the team, including exclusive videos, photos and written content, be sure to “like” the Redskins’ Official Facebook page. …
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  • Romo is pressing Jerry to re-sign DeMarco and Dez

    Romo is pressing Jerry to re-sign DeMarco and Dez

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24 (4 days ago)
    Tony Romo wants Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray to remain in Dallas. Jerry Jones knows that. Romo made sure Jones knows the importance of re-signing the Cowboys’ top wide receiver and top running back. Romo told KESN-FM that he’s been talking to Jones “pr…
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  • Video - #WithDad:  Clay Matthews Jr. discusses fatherhood 02:00

    #WithDad: Clay Matthews Jr. discusses fatherhood

    Jan 26
    Former All-Pro LB Clay Matthews Jr. discusses growing up in a football household.
  • Video - Falcons' Coaching Staff Taking Shape 02:47

    Falcons' Coaching Staff Taking Shape

    Jan 26
    Vaughn McClure discusses Atlanta's decision to hire Raheem Morris and Richard Smith to its defensive coaching staff, and how they would be able to work with Dan Quinn if the Seattle defensive coordinator is hired to coach the Falcons.
  • Video - Beckham Bothered By Hamstring 03:32

    Beckham Bothered By Hamstring

    Jan 26
    ESPN Giants reporter Dan Graziano discusses the hamstring injury that sidelined rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for the first month of the 2014 season and that never completely healed the rest of the year.
  • Video - #WithDad:  Clay Matthews Jr. discusses fatherhood 02:00

    #WithDad: Clay Matthews Jr. discusses fatherhood

    Jan 26
    Former All-Pro LB Clay Matthews Jr. discusses getting his sons into football.

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