NFC East News and Rumors
Needing to Replenish, Giants Finally Catch a Breaknytimes.com 3 hours agoMembers of the Giants could almost be heard exhaling as they looked forward to a bye week they hope will restore battered bodies and weary minds.Upvote Share TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The view from the outside is that the New York Giants are basically what their 3-4 record says they are, an inconsistent team that might not be good enough to be a contender. Jason Pierre-Paul isn't buying it. He looks at the Gi…Upvote Share TweetASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins now have to replace yet another starting defensive player. Already this season they've had to replace corner DeAngelo Hall (for the season), nose tackle Barry Cofield (for half a season) and now linebacker Brian O…Upvote Share TweetAdd Jason Garrett to the list of questions about new contracts facing Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.Upvote Share Tweet
Eli Manning on big brother Peyton Manning's record: 'Pretty special'EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Eli Manning didn't get to watch his older brother set the NFL's all-time record for touchdown passes Sunday night. Manning and the New York Giants were on a flight back home from Dallas when Peyton Manning whizzed past Brett Fav…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants injury update: When will Schwartz, Jennings be able to return?ESPN.com 7 hours agoEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Most of the New York Giants' players finished up meetings Monday and headed out for a long midseason break. The Giants are on bye next week and don't play again until Nov. 3. So guys who want to shut it down, get out of town for…Upvote Share Tweet
Evan Mathis cleared to practiceprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoThe Eagles have been without their preferred starting offensive line the entire season, but they are getting closer to having everyone healthy and available at the same time. Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly reports that Mathis has been cleared to return to p…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoA frustrating season has continued for Giants linebacker Jon Beason. Giants coach Tom Coughlin told reporters that Beason was going to see foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson after leaving yesterday’s game against the Cowboys. Beason’s been bothered by …Upvote Share Tweet
Nick Foles needs to regain 2013 turnover formESPN.com 7 hours agoPHILADELPHIA -- With the Philadelphia Eagles' running game on the way to a full recovery, the No. 1 order of business when Chip Kelly’s training sessions resume Tuesday is getting Nick Foles back on track. The timing is pretty good. Although the Eagles …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 8 hours agoRedskins coach Jay Gruden says that unless Robert Griffin III is 100 percent ready to return from injury, Colt McCoy will start at quarterback against the Dallas Cowboys next week.Upvote Share TweetIf Robert Griffin III is completely ready, he'll start for the Washington Redskins against the Dallas Cowboys next Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
After reboot, Eagles must find grooveESPN.com 9 hours agoPHILADELPHIA -- The Eagles liked where their bye week fell this season. It’s fair to wonder, though, if they weren’t better served by their late-November bye last year. The Eagles’ 2013 bye came after they had won three games in a row to improve their r…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 10 hours agoWhen the Bills beat the Lions, they carried defensive coordinator and former Lions head coach Jim Schwartz off the field at the end of the game. The Cowboys didn’t carry anyone off the field at the end of their victory over the Giants on Sunday, but the…Upvote Share TweetIRVING, Texas – Officially, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams was targeted on three Tony Romo passes in Sunday’s win against the New York Giants. Realistically, he was targeted just once, on a go route in the first quarter. He was just in t…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 12 hours agoIRVING, Texas -- In the offseason Terrell McClain was one of the Dallas Cowboys' biggest surprises, but then the defensive tackle suffered a high ankle sprain in training camp that kept him out of the preseason games. The ankle injury kept him out of th…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 13 hours agoDallas Cowboys strongside linebacker Bruce Carter has missed the past three games with a thigh injury, but he did some running before Sunday's game against the New York Giants and expects to practice this week. "For the most part, I'm able to do ev…Upvote Share Tweet
Analyzing the remaining schedules in the NFC Eastphilly.com 13 hours agoThe landscape of the NFC East has begun to take shape, and... SURPRISE! The Dallas Cowboys have the best record in the NFL, at 6-1.Upvote Share Tweet
Dallas Cowboys' key: Third-down successESPN.com 14 hours agoARLINGTON, Texas -- When attempting to find out why the Dallas Cowboys are rolling along offensively, the easy answer is the running game and DeMarco Murray’s 913 yards. Tony Romo believes it goes past what Murray has done. “This is the best we have eve…Upvote Share Tweet
For change, Cowboys enjoy homefield advantageESPN.com 15 hours agoARLINGTON, Texas -- How ‘bout that homefield advantage? For the first time this season, it didn’t feel like a bowl game when the Dallas Cowboys played at home. Sure, there were some New York Giants fans sprinkled into the crowd of 91,028 at AT&T Sta…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 16 hours agoARLINGTON, Texas -- Normally when a kicker is limping, there is not much of a reaction, but Dan Bailey is not a normal kicker. As he limped back to the sideline after making a point-after attempt in the third quarter, he was greeted by head athletic tra…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL morning after: Teams win and lose, quarterbacks don’tprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoColt McCoy is a winner. And so is Blake Bortles. Kyle Orton and Ryan Tannehill, too. And don’t forget Austin Davis, who made a loser of Russell Wilson. Drew Brees? Like Wilson, a loser. Philip Rivers is a loser, and so is Eli Manning. Cam Newton is a bi…Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com 23 hours agoThe Giants had the formula to beat the Cowboys. They even carried it out for a while. But when you analyze how they lost this must-win game, it was because of everything that has plagued them in each of their losses and everything the Cowboys have been …Upvote Share Tweet
Playoff Possibilities After Week 7Oct 20Jim Basquil and Eric Allen take a look at the playoff odds based on NFL teams' records through Week 7.
Dallas Hot Button: Offense vs. DefenseOct 20Jim Basquil and Eric Allen debate who is doing the better coordinator job for the Cowboys: passing game coordinator Scott Linehan or defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli.
Brian Baldinger breaks down Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's 'spin move'Oct 20NFL Media's Brian Baldinger takes a look at some of Tony Romo's recent big plays and examines why Terrance Williams may be the Dallas QB's new security blanket.
Will Redskins Move On From Orakpo?Oct 20John Clayton talks about what the loss of Brian Orakpo will mean to the future of the linebacker position in Washington.
Tamba Hali: On the Fight Against EbolaOct 20The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
At 38, Peyton Manning’s Prime is Right NowOct 20In the Denver locker room Sunday night, after his 246th NFL regular-season game, Peyton Manning asked, “Where’s Demaryius?” Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, someone said, was on his way out to the field to do an interview with NBC. “We gotta get him back…
Clayton's Last Call: 'Crazy' sums up the dayOct 19There was no shortage of bizarre outcomes Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, the struggling Saints, the beleaguered champs and more.
Jets acquire Seahawks WR Harvin in tradeOct 17The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to trade wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets, sources confirmed to ESPN.