NFC East News and Rumors
LeSean McCoy's comments are a sign that Chip Kelly is caught in a trapShare Tweet
profootballtalk.com 4 hours agoThe Eagles have joined the Bears and Buccaneers as teams that have started signing members of their 2015 draft class less than a week after the draft got underway. The team announced Wednesday that they have signed second-round defensive back Eric Rowe,…Share Tweet
Stephen Jones: Veteran running back not a priority right nowprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoVeteran running back Chris Johnson told a TMZ cameraman that he’d be a good fit with the Cowboys and invited the team to “holler at me,” but it appears the Cowboys plan to do their hollering in different directions at the moment. The Cowboys passed on t…Share Tweet
Todd Herremans: Kelly is “equally racist to all races” so he’s “not racist”profootballtalk.com 5 hours agoBefore the Ted Wells report on Deflategate was released on Wednesday, it looked like Bills running back LeSean McCoy’s assertion that Eagles coach Chip Kelly got rid of “all the good black players” the “fastest” since becoming the coach of the Eagles. I…Share Tweet
What Giants should expect from Owamagbe OdighizuwaESPN.com 10 hours agoWhat Giants should expect from Owamagbe OdighizuwaShare TweetFive days ago, the Cowboys drafted defensive end Randy Gregory. Much longer than five days from now, the Cowboys will be part of Gregory. Gregory’s forearm carries a large tattoo in the shape of the star the Cowboys wear on their helmets. “This journey …Share Tweet
Chris Johnson wants to be a CowboySome people don’t want to be a Cowboy. Others do. Veteran running back Chris Johnson does. Via the Dallas Morning News, Johnson recently made his pitch to be signed by the Cowboys in a sidewalk interview with TMZ. “I’d fit good in Dallas,” Johnson said.…Share TweetWe’re starting to get more of an idea about the teams that are potential landing spots for La’El Collins as an undrafted free agent and the group reportedly includes the Giants. Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reports that the Giants are “in the mix” for the pr…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 13 hours agoDonte Rumph isn’t giving up on his dream, even if it means being thrown out of an NFL facility. The former Kentucky defensive tackle, who is getting a tryout with the Giants this weekend, has taken an unusual path as he pursues his football career. Rump…Share Tweet
Eagles first-rounder Nelson Agholor says he’ll “work like a peasant”profootballtalk.com 14 hours agoFirst-round pick Nelson Agholor wasn’t an Eagle long before he met Troy Robinson, a janitor at the Eagles training center. In fact, coach Chip Kelly had Robinson pose for photos with him, as a tribute to the background that got him to this place, at thi…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 15 hours agoWhen you hear Jerry Jones talk about the Cowboys family, and their great support system, maybe he means having his former players prop up his questionable decisions. Just as Hall of Famer Charles Haley has defended the acquisitions of both their dubious…Share Tweet
Chip Kelly: If we’re ever in position to draft a top QB, I’ll be firedprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoEagles coach Chip Kelly tried to trade up to draft quarterback Marcus Mariota, but it didn’t work out. And he doubts he’ll ever get to draft a top quarterback. Kelly said he’d love to be able to draft a quarterback first and second overall, but he think…Share Tweet
PFT Live: Landon Collins, Kevin ColbertSafety Landon Collins was projected to be a first-round pick by many people heading into the draft, but he wound up lasting until the Giants traded up to take him at the start of the second round. Collins will join Mike Florio on Tuesday’s PFT Live to t…Share Tweet
Cowboys give undrafted George Farmer a $55,000 guaranteeFormer USC wide receiver George Farmer went undrafted last week, but he made out OK anyway. Farmer is signing with the Cowboys and will get $55,000 guaranteed, according to Field Yates of ESPN. That’s a very rare, and very hefty, guarantee for an undraf…Share TweetCowboys linebacker Rolando McClain was convicted on misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in Decatur, Alabama last year, but appealed to have another trial in state court. That trial was set for a May 18 start, but it won’t take…Share TweetESPN.com May 5 (yesterday)NFL Nation TV delves into 'Thumbs Down' NFL draft gradesShare Tweet
Mychal Kendricks joins Eagles workoutsLinebacker Mychal Kendricks opted not to take part in the first phase of the Eagles’ offseason workout program and found his way into the swirl of trade rumors that enveloped the team leading up to the draft. The Eagles never wound up making the big jum…Share Tweet
Redskins GM Scot McCloughan pleased with scouting staffESPN.com May 4 (2 days ago)Redskins GM Scot McCloughan pleased with scouting staffShare TweetFew people expected defensive lineman Leonard Williams to be on the board for the fifth pick of the first round last Thursday night and those that did likely thought thought that the Redskins would be happy to add him to their defense. Washington went a…Share Tweet
Peter King's Credulity Is A Character Flawdeadspin.com May 4 (2 days ago)So Peter King, the NFL’s ambassador to Sports Illustrated, published something stupid and offensive in this morning’s edition of his weekly Monday Morning Quarterback column: his own writing. Within that, though, a particular passage, explaining the Dal…Share TweetCowboys owner Jerry Jones said in January that cornerback Morris Claiborne had done enough to justify picking up his fifth-year option. But the Cowboys apparently did enough in the draft to make Jones change his mind. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDal…Share TweetWith the 2015 NFL Draft in the books, it’s the time for teams with new General Managers to clear out the old scouting staff so they can bring in their own guys. But while the Eagles didn’t technically bring in a new G.M., they’re shuffling out some of t…Share TweetCowboys defensive end Greg Hardy said farewell to Twitter last night, apparently at the behest of the team after making a decidedly unfunny reference to the 9/11 attacks. But the farewell wasn’t really a farewell. After posting a “Goodbye 4ever” tweet t…Share TweetESPN.com May 4 (2 days ago)Leftover thoughts: Redskins' draft features toughnessShare TweetThe Cowboys keep signing or picking talented-but-troubled pass-rushers, using Charles Haley as justification. So it stands to reason that Haley himself would endorse the moves. As he did when the Cowboys signed free agent Greg Hardy, the Hall of Fame de…Share TweetESPN.com May 4 (3 days ago)Mel Kiper, Todd McShay high on Scot McCloughan's first Redskins draftShare Tweet
Garrett on Hardy: Distinguish yourself with play, not what you sayWhen someone on Twitter referred to Panthers receivers Kelvin Benjamin and Devin Funchess as the Twin Towers, Cowboys defensive end and former Panther Greg Hardy angered some people when he responded by saying “didn’t the twin towers get blown up lol.” …Share TweetThe Cowboys took cornerback Byron Jones with their first round pick last Thursday, a move that came after several weeks of speculation about whether the team would try to get veteran corner Brandon Carr to take a pay cut from his scheduled $8 million sa…Share Tweet
Chip Kelly's plan for EaglesMay 6ESPN NFL Insider Ashley Fox discusses coach Chip Kelly's roster overhaul and the culture in Philadelphia's locker room.
Cowboys' plans at running backMay 6Adam Caplan discusses Dallas' plans for the position after the team lost DeMarco Murray in free agency and did not select a running back in the NFL draft.
LeSean McCoy blasts Chip KellyMay 6Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless react to former Eagles RB LeSean McCoy's comments that there is a reason why Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly got rid of all the good black players.
LeSean McCoy not happy with Eagles exitMay 6ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak discusses his interview with RB LeSean McCoy, who had harsh comments about Eagles coach Chip Kelly's relationship with black players.
The Post-Draft MailbagMay 6Before I get to your mail this week, three topics in the wake of the draft that have gotten attention in the three days since the 256th pick was made: The sexual assault case involving Jameis Winston. When I asked Tampa Bay general manager Jason Licht a…
How Winston Became the Buccaneers' No. 1 HopeMay 4TAMPA, Fla. — Get off the plane here Friday afternoon, and go to the newsstand to see what the local papers say about what was, according to Bucs general manager Jason Licht, probably the most important draft pick in the history of the franchise. Pick u…
ESPN NowMay 3Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay each think an AFC East team had the best pick of the opening round: Kiper: WR DeVante Parker to Miami (No. 14) McShay: D...
Big Ten quarterbacks Connor Cook, Christian Hackenberg, Cardale Jones lead…May 3Three Big Ten players -- Michigan State's Connor Cook, Ohio State's Cardale Jones and Penn State's Christian Hackenberg -- lead the 2016 QB draft class, writes Jeffri Chadiha.