NFC East News and Rumors

  • Tom Coughlin: Not coaching “a very difficult thing”

    Tom Coughlin: Not coaching “a very difficult thing”

    profootballtalk.com Updated 2 hours ago
    For the first time since 2004, Tom Coughlin isn’t going to be preparing a team for September. Coughlin was replaced as the Giants’ head coach by Ben McAdoo after a second straight 6-10 season and brief dalliances with the 49ers and Eagles didn’t lead an…
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  • Bengals sign veteran CB Chykie Brown

    Bengals sign veteran CB Chykie Brown

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    The Bengals have signed veteran cornerback Chykie Brown. Brown was out of the NFL last season but has 54 games of experience with the Ravens and Giants from 2011-14. He played in every game when the Ravens won the Super Bowl in the 2012 season. He went …
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  • Eagles release Riley Cooper

    Eagles release Riley Cooper

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    The Eagles announced the release of wide receiver Riley Cooper on Monday. Cooper was due to make $4.5 million in 2016. He’d signed a five-year deal worth a guaranteed $8 million prior to the 2014 season. He’ll still count for $2.4 million against the ca…
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  • Report: Eagles haven’t had discussions about Nick Foles return

    Report: Eagles haven’t had discussions about Nick Foles return

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    On Sunday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that the Eagles are interested in turning back the clock and bringing Nick Foles back to Philadelphia a year after trading him to the Rams for Sam Bradford. That report also indicated that the Eagles are leaning…
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  • Terrell Owens announces he didn’t get into Hall of Fame

    Terrell Owens announces he didn’t get into Hall of Fame

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6 (2 days ago)
    The official announcement about this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class is coming shortly, but reports about who is in and who didn’t make the cut are starting to surface. Among those that didn’t make the cut is Terrell Owens. The former 49ers, Eagl…
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  • Beckham, Norman both would have been ejected under proposed rul…

    Beckham, Norman both would have been ejected under proposed rule

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6 (2 days ago)
    If NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gets his way, a situation like the one that arose in this season’s Panthers-Giants game would result in multiple ejections. Goodell wants the NFL owners to adopt a rule that would result in an automatic ejection for any…
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  • Mara gets defensive about concussions

    Mara gets defensive about concussions

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6 (2 days ago)
    Yes, Commissioner Roger Goodell gets millions to be the pin cushion for the great and powerful men behind the curtain. Sometimes, however, one of Goodell’s bosses emerges from hiding to provide him with a little cover. On Friday, Giants co-owner John Ma…
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  • Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Burress to Pay or Face Prison

    Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Burress to Pay or Face Prison

    nytimes.com Feb 6 (3 days ago)
    The former Giants and Jets star Plaxico Burress has five years to repay New Jersey $56,000 in back taxes and restitution.
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  • Giants owner doesn’t think Titans ownership is a major concern

    Giants owner doesn’t think Titans ownership is a major concern

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    The NFL has expressed concerns about the Titans ownership in recent months, specifically the lack of a clear succession plan. But while commissioner Roger Goodell talked around those issues Friday, one influential owner said he didn’t think it was a tre…
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  • Jim Schwartz has chance to rejuvenate Eagles' defense

    Jim Schwartz has chance to rejuvenate Eagles' defense

    ESPN.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    Jim Schwartz has chance to rejuvenate Eagles' defense
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  • Cowboys rank: 1992 team wins fan vote as Dallas' greatest

    Cowboys rank: 1992 team wins fan vote as Dallas' greatest

    ESPN.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    Cowboys rank: 1992 team wins fan vote as Dallas' greatest
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  • Emmitt Smith: Every player has to decide between nightlife and …

    Emmitt Smith: Every player has to decide between nightlife and career

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    When running back Emmitt Smith was on the Cowboys in the 1990s, he was part of a team that had great success on the field despite off-field issues that regularly made headlines. Johnny Manziel has made the same kind of headlines without having the same …
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  • Sources: Cowboys likely won't add Manziel in '16

    Sources: Cowboys likely won't add Manziel in '16

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)
    Sources: Cowboys likely won't add Manziel in '16
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  • Victor Cruz had torn fascia in left calf, expects he can get ba…

    Victor Cruz had torn fascia in left calf, expects he can get back to 100 percent

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5 (4 days ago)
    New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz hasn’t played in an NFL game since October 2014 due to injuries to his right knee and left calf. A torn patellar tendon in his knee ended his 2014 season and a nagging calf injury derailed his 2015 season before it e…
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  • Malcolm Jenkins: A skills competition would be better than the …

    Malcolm Jenkins: A skills competition would be better than the Pro Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (4 days ago)
    Fresh off his first Pro Bowl, Eagles defensive back Malcolm Jenkins says the game will never be a real football game, and it would be better to turn it into a full weekend of activities, with skills competitions. “We’ll never be able to get a real game …
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  • Murray on his future: 'I'm committed' to Eagles

    Murray on his future: 'I'm committed' to Eagles

    ESPN.com Feb 4 (4 days ago)
    Murray on his future: 'I'm committed' to Eagles
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  • DeMarco Murray: I’m committed to Eagles

    DeMarco Murray: I’m committed to Eagles

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (4 days ago)
    Running back DeMarco Murray’s first year with the Eagles wasn’t a great one for him or for the team and his relationship with former coach Chip Kelly was under the microscope for much of the year because of Murray’s steep drop in playing time from his f…
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  • Bruce Allen on Alfred Morris: If he gets a great contract, we’l…

    Bruce Allen on Alfred Morris: If he gets a great contract, we’ll applaud him

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (4 days ago)
    There are two members of the starting offensive backfield headed for free agency in Washington this offseason. Members of the Redskins organization have been unanimous that the team is going to do whatever it takes to bring quarterback Kirk Cousins back…
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  • Younger Manning Eli Says Peyton's Legacy Safe, Win or Lose

    Younger Manning Eli Says Peyton's Legacy Safe, Win or Lose

    nytimes.com yahoo.com Feb 3 (5 days ago)
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning says older brother Peyton has not talked to him about his playing future this week, adding that the legacy of the Denver Broncos quarterback is set, win or lose Super Bowl 50.
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  • Howie Roseman says Eagles still have money to spend

    Howie Roseman says Eagles still have money to spend

    profootballtalk.com Feb 3 (5 days ago)
    The Eagles have spent a pile of money already this offseason. But they apparently have more to spend. Via Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, Eagles executive Howie Roseman said that recent deals for Lane Johnson, Zach Ertz and Vinny Curry wouldn’t preclude …
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  • Report: Romo to decide on surgery in four weeks

    Report: Romo to decide on surgery in four weeks

    profootballtalk.com Feb 3 (5 days ago)
    Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had a CT scan of his left collarbone last month as part of the process to determine whether he’ll have surgery in an attempt to avoid further injuries after breaking it twice during the regular season. Reports at the time w…
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  • Giants get defensive line help in latest Todd McShay mock

    Giants get defensive line help in latest Todd McShay mock

    ESPN.com Feb 3 (5 days ago)
    Giants get defensive line help in latest Todd McShay mock
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  • Super Bowl Rosters Filled With Castoffs From Other Teams

    Super Bowl Rosters Filled With Castoffs From Other Teams

    nytimes.com Feb 3 (6 days ago)
    Evan Mathis got released by the Eagles because Chip Kelly didn't want to give the two-time Pro Bowl guard a raise. Kurt Coleman got dumped by Kelly a year earlier.
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  • Video - There's a movement to undo anything that has to do with Chip Kell... 03:03

    There's a movement to undo anything that has to do with Chip Kell...

    Feb 8
    ESPN Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan discusses the team's motivation to release WR Riley Cooper after six seasons with the team.
  • Video - Romo: Return worth the risk 02:24

    Romo: Return worth the risk

    Feb 8
    Cowboys QB Tony Romo talks to Hannah Storm about his decision to return after breaking his collarbone and subsequently breaking it again and how difficult a season it was.
  • Video - Romo: Drama more about record 02:49

    Romo: Drama more about record

    Feb 8
    Cowboys QB Tony Romo says the drama surrounding the team last season can be attributed to a 4-12 record, shares his thoughts on whether he wants DE Greg Hardy to return and his drive to win a championship.
  • Video - Going out on top 02:44

    Going out on top

    Feb 7
    Few athletes have been able to retire and win a championship in their final game. Jerome Bettis, Ray Lewis, Mel Renfro and David Robinson discuss Peyton Manning's potential to win on the way out if Super Bowl 50 is indeed his last game.