NFC East News and Rumors
Tom Coughlin: Not coaching “a very difficult thing”profootballtalk.com Updated 2 hours agoFor 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…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoThe 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 …Share Tweet
Eagles release Riley Cooperprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoThe 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…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoOn 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…Share TweetThe 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…Share Tweet
Beckham, Norman both would have been ejected under proposed ruleIf 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…Share Tweet
Mara gets defensive about concussionsYes, 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…Share Tweetnytimes.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.Share Tweet
Giants owner doesn’t think Titans ownership is a major concernprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
Jim Schwartz has chance to rejuvenate Eagles' defenseESPN.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)Jim Schwartz has chance to rejuvenate Eagles' defenseShare Tweet
Cowboys rank: 1992 team wins fan vote as Dallas' greatestESPN.com Feb 5 (3 days ago)Cowboys rank: 1992 team wins fan vote as Dallas' greatestShare Tweet
Emmitt Smith: Every player has to decide between nightlife and careerprofootballtalk.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 …Share TweetSources: Cowboys likely won't add Manziel in '16Share Tweet
Victor Cruz had torn fascia in left calf, expects he can get back to 100 percentprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
Malcolm Jenkins: A skills competition would be better than the Pro BowlFresh 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 …Share TweetESPN.com Feb 4 (4 days ago)Murray on his future: 'I'm committed' to EaglesShare TweetRunning 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…Share Tweet
Bruce Allen on Alfred Morris: If he gets a great contract, we’ll applaud himThere 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…Share TweetNew 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.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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 …Share Tweet
Report: Romo to decide on surgery in four weeksprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
Giants get defensive line help in latest Todd McShay mockESPN.com Feb 3 (5 days ago)Giants get defensive line help in latest Todd McShay mockShare Tweet
Super Bowl Rosters Filled With Castoffs From Other Teamsnytimes.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.Share Tweet
There's a movement to undo anything that has to do with Chip Kell...Feb 8ESPN Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan discusses the team's motivation to release WR Riley Cooper after six seasons with the team.
Romo: Return worth the riskFeb 8Cowboys 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.
Romo: Drama more about recordFeb 8Cowboys 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.
Going out on topFeb 7Few 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.