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Cowboys could pounce on Manziel
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From the moment the Joneses who own the Cowboys started gushing about Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, we began to pay attention to the possibility that the Cowboys would be inclined to add the potential franchise quarterback a year after givin…Upvote Share Tweet
Robert Griffin III couldn’t steer his team out of a skid last year. Hopefully, Saturday night goes more smoothly. According to Bob Pockrass of the Sporting News, the Redskins quarterback will serve as an honorary pace-car driver for Saturday’s NASCAR ra…Upvote Share Tweet
Josh Freeman: I still see myself as a starting-caliber quarterbackprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoJosh Freeman rapidly declined from a franchise quarterback in Tampa Bay to a disappointment in Minnesota to a backup where he is now, with the Giants. But Freeman thinks he can be a franchise quarterback again. Although Freeman knows he has no chance of…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Bob Glauber, PFT Planet calls and tweetsprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoThe Jets and Giants both opened up their offseason workouts this week after a couple of months spent trying to build themselves into teams capable of making it back to the playoffs. The Jets added wide receiver Eric Decker, running back Chris Johnson an…Upvote Share TweetAn interesting battle took place Tuesday on Twitter. New York Giants cornerback Walter Thurmond claimed that he is the best slot cornerback in the NFL, according to a report on Pro Football Talk. Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin took except…Upvote Share Tweet
Big Blue Morning: First impressionsESPN.com 6 hours agoThe New York Giants made 18 of their players available for media interviews on Tuesday afternoon. Some faces were familiar, others were new. Here are four quick things I took away from the day: 1. Eli Manning's ankle injury may not turn out to be a huge…Upvote Share Tweet
Eli Manning wants to reinvent himself this seasonprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoGiants quarterback Eli Manning threw 27 interceptions last season, the most in his career and the most any NFL player had thrown in any season in the last eight years. But Manning thinks things will change this year. At the first day of the Giants’ offs…Upvote Share TweetWhile expanding the playoff field from 12 teams to 14 seems inevitable, it won’t be happening this year. Though such a sudden change hasn’t been ruled out by commissioner Roger Goodell, Giants president John Mara, a member of the competition committee, …Upvote Share TweetEli Manning’s surgically repaired left ankle was wrapped up, and for protection, he was wearing a big, gray boot — not a good look for the franchise quarterback just 85 days before the start of training camp and 137 days before the season opener.Upvote Share Tweet
Snyder says team name isn’t an issue, Halbritter disagreesprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoWhen it comes to the Redskins name, the two sides have become as entrenched as they can be. The question becomes whether enough folks who don’t have an opinion — and enough of those who have an opinion but not a strong one — will ever swing one way or t…Upvote Share TweetWashington Redskins owner Dan Snyder was in the news today. If you're short on time, yes, he continues to not give a fuck about Native Americans, or you, or your opinion of him exploiting and slurring Native Americans for personal gain.Read more...Upvote Share TweetGiants running back David Wilson isn’t afraid to get back on the field. If anything, he’s eager. After having neck surgery in January, Wilson said he’s feeling good, and is hoping to be cleared to return to OTAs later this spring. “For sure,” he said, v…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 22 (yesterday)IRVING, Texas -- Before people get carried away with Kyle Orton's absence from the Dallas Cowboys' offseason program, two factors need to be put out there: the workouts are voluntary and he missed just one day. But the Cowboys should not look at Orton's…Upvote Share Tweet
Gruden's style might be better fit in D.C.ESPN.com Apr 22 (yesterday)The atmosphere Jay Gruden would create seemed like something Washington needed. Not because the players disliked Mike Shanahan, but because it would be different. After the end of last season, different was welcomed. And, for one player at least, differ…Upvote Share TweetSo New York Giants safety Will Hill could be suspended for the season as a result of his latest failed drug test. Or not. He could win his appeal and not be suspended at all. There's no way to know what's going to happen with Hill. That is his defining …Upvote Share Tweet
Josh Freeman glad to be a Giant after “rough all around” 2013The Giants signed Josh Freeman to be their backup quarterback, despite seeing the worst of him last year. And Freeman vowed to not repeat that kind of performance, with a little help. Upon signing his contract with the Giants yesterday, Freeman said he …Upvote Share Tweet
DeSean Jackson expects “something special” when playing the EaglesWashington wide receiver DeSean Jackson will circle two dates on his calendar when the NFL releases this year’s schedule. Jackson told Arsenio Hall that he’s eager to play the Eagles, who cut him for reasons Jackson still doesn’t fully understand. “Oh y…Upvote Share Tweet
Snyder Says Team Name Is Not An IssueApr 23"First Take" discusses comments made by Redskins owner Daniel Snyder, who defends the team name and says the name is not an issue.
NFL Playoff Expansion On Hold, But SoonApr 23Kevin Seifert discusses Giants president John Mara's comments about talk of expanding the NFL playoffs being tabled for 2014.
Eli Manning Expects To Be Ready For CampApr 22Josina Anderson and Dan Graziano report from East Rutherford, N.J., where Eli Manning said he expects to be ready for training camp, and safety Will Hill is facing a suspension for a failed drug test.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III on wide receiver DeSean Jackson: 'He's as advertised'Apr 22Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III takes some time out of his busy schedule to attend the White House Easter Egg Roll and offer his take on newly acquired wide receiver DeSean Jackson.
NFL schedule to be released Wednesday nightApr 22The NFL schedule is going to be officially announced and released at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday.
Don Banks: 2014 NFL Mock Draft 4.0Apr 22Not only will the NFL draft fall later than ever this year when it finally commences on the night of May 8, but also it will apparently pass the threshold of the calendar's fifth month while retaining its sense of utter mystery at the top. There are ple…
Chadiha: Time for Bradford to deliverApr 21If Sam Bradford can't stay healthy and produce in 2014, the Rams should seek other solutions at quarterback, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Mailbag - Market only getting worse for running backsApr 20Mailbag -- While there's still on-field value for RBs, it no longer translates into big contracts, writes John Clayton.