NFC East News and Rumors
Lane Johnson puked his way through brutal offseason workoutsprofootballtalk.com Updated May 24 (yesterday)Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson wasn’t interested in rest and relaxation this offseason. Johnson spent five weeks early in the offseason doing a workout routine based around mixed martial arts principles and devised by Jay Glazer and former UFC cha…Share Tweet
Staubach on Hardy: I wouldn’t want an abuser as a teammateprofootballtalk.com May 23 (3 days ago)If it were up to Hall of Fame Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach, Greg Hardy wouldn’t be in Dallas. Staubach said on KTCK-AM that while he admires the way Cowboys Executive Vice President Charlotte Jones Anderson has taken a leadership role in the NFL’s…Share TweetEarlier on Friday, there was a report that the Texans, Redskins and Bills were the three teams under consideration to be featured on this summer’s edition of “Hard Knocks.” It seems that the Texans may be ahead of the other two teams in terms of who wil…Share Tweet
Mike Shanahan: Injuries aren’t why RGIII has struggled last two yearsWhen Robert Griffin III landed in the NFL in 2012, the Redskins closed the regular season with seven straight wins to take the NFC East and advance to the playoffs. Griffin missed one of those games with a knee injury, which served as a preview of the m…Share Tweet
Which defensive stats matter most in helping teams win?ESPN.com May 22 (4 days ago)Which defensive stats matter most in helping teams win?Share Tweet
Giants Expected Win Total for 2015 Right at .500 at 8-8giantsgab.com May 22 (4 days ago)The New York Giants along with the rest of the NFC East are set to embark on another season, this after free agency, the draft, and a first look at some of the new players in OTA’s over the last few weeks. There’s been many odds already out there as far…Share TweetMichael Sam is bound for the Canadian Football League. Sam, the former Rams and Cowboys defensive end, has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes, the club announced Friday. “With the signing of Michael Sam, we have become a better organ…Share TweetThe Cowboys and cornerback Orlando Scandrick have come to terms on a new deal. Scandrick had skipped the early part of offseason work because he was unhappy with his contract, but Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Scandrick will sign his new cont…Share Tweet
Cowboys' workouts include former first-, second-round picksESPN.com May 21 (4 days ago)Cowboys' workouts include former first-, second-round picksShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 21 (4 days ago)The Cowboys, who must replace departed feature back DeMarco Murray, have taken a look at a tailback selected nine picks before Murray in the 2011 NFL Draft. Daniel Thomas, a Dolphins reserve for the last four seasons, went through a workout with Dallas …Share TweetESPN.com May 21 (5 days ago)Washington Redskins rank 153rd in ESPN salary surveyShare TweetWe’re still four months away from the season, and the New York Giants are already down an offensive lineman. The team announced Thursday that starting left tackle Will Beatty suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights on Tuesday. The injury r…Share Tweet
Preston Smith's hands, long arms provide hope as pass-rusherESPN.com May 21 (5 days ago)Preston Smith's hands, long arms provide hope as pass-rusherShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 21 (5 days ago)It looks like Ben Tate won’t be the only veteran free agent trying out for the Cowboys on Thursday. Rob Phillips of the team’s website reports that there will be a group of wide receivers and running backs working out in front of team brass and his coll…Share Tweet
Cowboys linemen focused on working hard, not historical legacyAfter he signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent, La’El Collins displayed some Texas-sized bravado when he said that the team would have the best offensive line in history. It will be a tall order for the line to go down as the best in team h…Share TweetRandy Gregory has his chance. And now he has a contract to go with it. The Cowboys announced their second-rounder had signed his rookie contract, realizing a significant savings over what he might have made at one point. Once considered a top-10 pick, a…Share TweetIn the months leading up to the draft, Landon Collins was often pegged as the first safety to come off the board in the first round by those that make their living guessing about where players will go in the draft. As it turned out, however, Collins was…Share TweetGiants kicker Josh Brown believes the NFL’s new rule moving extra point kicks back by 13 yards will make him a little more valuable. Brown said after the NFL adopted the new rule that he thinks some kickers will struggle with the longer extra points, pa…Share Tweet
Cowboys' O-line thinking of work, not of being the best everESPN.com May 20 (6 days ago)Cowboys' O-line thinking of work, not of being the best everShare TweetESPN.com May 20 (6 days ago)NFL Nation TV catches up with Hall of Famer Jim KellyShare Tweet
Jason Witten still driven to succeed after all these yearsESPN.com May 19 (7 days ago)Jason Witten still driven to succeed after all these yearsShare TweetESPN.com May 19 (7 days ago)Tannehill deal is the latest evidence that Eli Manning is wise to waitShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 19The Cowboys have taken some criticism for signing defensive end Greg Hardy, who is suspended for the first 10 games of the season for a domestic violence incident. Hardy says he is motivated to play well in part because he wants to reward Cowboys owner …Share Tweet
Staubach not a fan of Hardy on CowboysMay 25The First Take crew discusses the comments made by Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Dallas Cowboys great Roger Staubach on the Cowboys signing Greg Hardy.
Schlereth pitches must-see teams for 'Hard Knocks'May 23Mark Schlereth makes a pitch for the Bills, Redskins and Texans to be part of HBO's "Hard Knocks" series.
Cowboys, Scandrick agree on new dealMay 22Herm Edwards discusses why it made sense for the Cowboys and Orlando Scandrick to agree on a deal that keeps the cornerback in Dallas through the 2019 season.
How do the Cowboys replace DeMarco Murray?May 22Dan Graziano breaks down the options, including Joseph Randle, the Cowboys are looking at to replace Darren McFadden at running back.
J.J. Watt's bruise continues storied tradition of athletes playing through…May 21The photo of J.J. Watt's bruise is nasty, but imagine playing with torn knee ligaments or a tooth stuck in your arm. Jeffri Chadiha recounts some memorable moments of athletes ignoring injuries.
What About Frank Clark?May 20What About Frank Clark?
Don’t Grow Attached to the NFL’s New PAT RuleMay 20When the time came at the league meetings in San Francisco to discuss changing the extra point, there wasn’t much debate. Insiders say the discussion lasted less than a half hour. In the end the owners were ready for a change in the way the NFL treats t…
Fixing the Most Boring Play in All of SportsMay 19In 1912, eight years before the birth of the professional football association now known as the National Football League, the system of scoring that would serve the pro game was adopted. The touchdown was changed from five to six points, a two-point saf…