NFC East News and Rumors
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Since the Giants will be playing the Bills on Sunday night (on NBC), the Giants are required to release a depth chart, too. It doesn’t contain many surprises, but it begins to answer the fairly important question of who will start at the undermanned tig…Upvote Share Tweet
New Coach Has Giants Huddling in Hurry, or Not at Allnytimes.com 22 minutes agoBen McAdoo, the Giants’ new offensive coordinator, wants the offensive unit ready to start the next play well before the 40-second play clock reaches the teens.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 1 hour agoPHILADELPHIA – A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Philadelphia Eagles training camp: The Eagles drew just under 15,000 fans for the first of three open training camp practices this summer. It was the first chance for fans to see the changes …Upvote Share TweetTraining camp is time for optimism, so you might as well shoot high. Or, in the Giants' case with Eli Manning, shoot for one of the greatest seasons in NFL history, in terms of completion percentage. Giants quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf told the Ne…Upvote Share Tweet
Bills release first depth chart (spoiler alert: Watkins is a starter)profootballtalk.com 3 hours agoNothing says football season like the non-binding depth charts teams are required to release when preseason games approach. Up first in six days against the Giants for the Hall of Fame game, the Bills have issued the first depth chart of 2014. To no sur…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants awarded Mark Asper on waiversprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoThe Giants added a veteran offensive guard Tuesday, claiming Mark Asper on waivers from Buffalo, according to the league’s transaction wire. The 28-year-old Asper was active for six regular season games for the Bills in 2013. He has also had stints with…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoThe Seahawks lost cornerback Walter Thurmond to the Giants as a free agent, costing them a bit of depth that they may fill with a player who used to play for the Giants. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the Seahawks have agreed to terms on a contract th…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants' TE situation not getting any clearerESPN.com 5 hours agoEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The crux of the New York Giants' tight end problem, with six weeks until the regular season begins, continues to be this: Their new offense wants to rely on the tight end to a significant extent, but it still doesn't really have…Upvote Share Tweet
RG III report: Strong finishESPN.com 5 hours agoRICHMOND, Va. -- With the speed the Washington Redskins have at receiver, if defenses don’t get home on the blitz, the Redskins will be in position for some big plays on short passes. We saw that the other day when quarterback Robert Griffin III hit And…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 6 hours agoPHILADELPHIA -- Chip Kelly expanded a bit on comments he made to Sports Illustrated's Peter King over the weekend. The Philadelphia Eagles' coach raised some eyebrows by saying the "hype" surrounding the NFL draft "is insane. Totally insa…Upvote Share Tweet
Can Tyron Smith teach rookie Lawrence?ESPN.com 7 hours agoOXNARD, Calif. -- Left tackle Tyron Smith benefited tremendously from his daily battles with DeMarcus Ware, the best pass-rusher in Dallas Cowboys’ history, during the past few training camps. It wasn't just the reps against Ware that helped prepare Smi…Upvote Share Tweet
Another day, another fight at Eagles' campESPN.com 7 hours agoPHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles' defense is a little ahead of coordinator Bill Davis' schedule. "The personality of this group will show itself when we play games in the preseason and as we play games on Sunday," Davis said the other d…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoWide receiver Mario Manningham tore his ACL late in the 2012 season with the 49ers and finished last season on injured reserve because of continued knee troubles that still haven’t resolved themselves. Manningham returned to the Giants this offseason as…Upvote Share Tweet
Pierre Garçon leaves practice after hamstring tweakprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoDuring wide receiver Pierre Garçon’s first season with the Redskins, he missed time with a foot injury that hampered him even after he returned to the lineup in the second half of the season. Garçon knows about the problems caused by lingering injuries …Upvote Share Tweet
Rookie Zach Martin impresses MeltonESPN.com 8 hours agoOXNARD, Calif. -- First-round pick Zack Martin had a welcome-to-the-NFL moment on the first full-speed practice rep of his NFL career. Defensive tackle Henry Melton exploded past the rookie right guard in the one-on-one pass-rush drill. In the blink of …Upvote Share TweetOXNARD, Calif. -- Trying to figure out the truth from Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones can be difficult. Take Johnny Manziel for example. Speaking on NFL Network during Sunday’s practice, Jones talked about just how close the Cowboys…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 9 hours agoThe Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 gets inducted on Saturday. Shutdown Corner will profile the seven new Hall of Famers this week, looking at each of their careers and their impact on the game. Michael StrahanNew York Giants, 1993-2007Defensi…Upvote Share Tweet
Kempski's Corner: Bold Prediction for the NFC Eastphilly.com 10 hours agoOn today's Kempski's Corner, Philly.com's Jimmy Kempski and Pat Gallen discuss how the Eagles stack up against the rest of the NFC East and predict where they will finish.Upvote Share Tweet
Donovan McNabb offends everyone with opinion on Nick Folesphilly.com 10 hours agoDonovan McNabb has no problem picking the Eagles to finish first in the NFC East , but balks a bit when pressed on the success of Nick Foles.Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Thompson feels fast againESPN.com 12 hours agoRICHMOND, Va. -- The one trait Washington Redskins Chris Thompson couldn't show last summer is the one trait that made him dangerous. He'd watch a run in practice on film and know he could have hit it faster. Or burst through quicker. Or finish better. …Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA -- LeSean McCoy is the NFL’s defending rushing champion, so he takes it more than a little personally when people say running backs aren’t as important as they used to be. “When people say the position is decreasing, or that people don’t va…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 13 hours agoOXNARD, Calif. -- Throughout the offseason, Dallas Cowboys teammates, coaches and staff noticed a difference in Morris Claiborne. On the first day of full-padded practices on Saturday, Claiborne showed part of that difference for everybody else to see. …Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins sign Everette Brownprofootballtalk.com 13 hours agoEverette Brown has landed with yet another NFC East club. According to ESPN’s John Keim, the Redskins have reached a deal with the 26-year-old Brown, who likely will play outside linebacker in Washington’s 3-4 scheme. Brown (6-1, 263) appeared in seven …Upvote Share Tweet
Philadelphia Eagles' projected rosterESPN.com 14 hours agoWith training camp now under way, here's a look at how the Eagles' final 53-man roster could pan out: QUARTERBACKS (3) Nick Foles Mark Sanchez Matt Barkley A year ago, Foles competed for the starting job with Michael Vick. Now the competition is between…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Set High Completion Rate Bar For ManningJul 28Dan Graziano discusses whether the 70 percent completion rate target set by the Giants for Eli Manning is a realistic goal.
New York Giants clash and connect during training campJul 28Tempers flare and big plays are made during training camp as the New York Giants are on a quest to get back in contention for a Super Bowl.
Why not us?: Philadelphia EaglesJul 28Emerging quarterback Nick Foles and NFL's leading rusher last year LeSean McCoy plan to make a huge splash in the 2014 season. Do the Eagles have the potential to make it to the Super Bowl?
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant: 'We ready to go'Jul 27Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant chats with Rich Eisen and Michael Irvin about his strong desire to win in the 2014 season under the new offense.
Five Things I Think I Think: New Orleans SaintsJul 28.
Scenes from an Ongoing Tour of Training CampsJul 28WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — This is what a real training-camp practice sounds like, via the verbal stylings of New Orleans defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and his defensive coach, Bill Johnson. The scene: First padded Saints practice of camp … Sunday …
Mailbag -- Johnny Manziel's uphill battle and other early training camp ob…Jul 27Mailbag: The early days of training camps were marked by injuries, a scarcity of holdouts, Johnny Manziel's uphill battle and more, John Clayton writes.
The Ray Rice FalloutJul 25OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Head bowed, Ray Rice went out to his first practice of his seventh NFL season Thursday morning. General manager Ozzie Newsome had just told him he’d be suspended for the first two games of the 2014 NFL season—important division games…