NFC East News and Rumors

  • Lane Johnson puked his way through brutal offseason workouts

    Lane Johnson puked his way through brutal offseason workouts

    profootballtalk.com Updated May 24 (yesterday)
    Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson wasn’t interested in rest and relaxation this offseason. Johnson spent five weeks early in the offseason doing a workout routine based around mixed martial arts principles and devised by Jay Glazer and former UFC cha…
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  • Staubach on Hardy: I wouldn’t want an abuser as a teammate

    Staubach on Hardy: I wouldn’t want an abuser as a teammate

    profootballtalk.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    If it were up to Hall of Fame Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach, Greg Hardy wouldn’t be in Dallas. Staubach said on KTCK-AM that while he admires the way Cowboys Executive Vice President Charlotte Jones Anderson has taken a leadership role in the NFL’s…
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  • Report: Texans favorites to be on “Hard Knocks”

    Report: Texans favorites to be on “Hard Knocks”

    profootballtalk.com deadspin.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Earlier on Friday, there was a report that the Texans, Redskins and Bills were the three teams under consideration to be featured on this summer’s edition of “Hard Knocks.” It seems that the Texans may be ahead of the other two teams in terms of who wil…
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  • Mike Shanahan: Injuries aren’t why RGIII has struggled last two…

    Mike Shanahan: Injuries aren’t why RGIII has struggled last two years

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    When Robert Griffin III landed in the NFL in 2012, the Redskins closed the regular season with seven straight wins to take the NFC East and advance to the playoffs. Griffin missed one of those games with a knee injury, which served as a preview of the m…
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  • Which defensive stats matter most in helping teams win?

    Which defensive stats matter most in helping teams win?

    ESPN.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Which defensive stats matter most in helping teams win?
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  • Giants Expected Win Total for 2015 Right at .500 at 8-8

    Giants Expected Win Total for 2015 Right at .500 at 8-8

    giantsgab.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    The New York Giants along with the rest of the NFC East are set to embark on another season, this after free agency, the draft, and a first look at some of the new players in OTA’s over the last few weeks. There’s been many odds already out there as far…
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  • Montreal Alouettes sign Michael Sam

    Montreal Alouettes sign Michael Sam

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Michael Sam is bound for the Canadian Football League. Sam, the former Rams and Cowboys defensive end, has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes, the club announced Friday. “With the signing of Michael Sam, we have become a better organ…
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  • Cowboys, Orlando Scandrick agree to new contract

    Cowboys, Orlando Scandrick agree to new contract

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    The Cowboys and cornerback Orlando Scandrick have come to terms on a new deal. Scandrick had skipped the early part of offseason work because he was unhappy with his contract, but Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Scandrick will sign his new cont…
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  • Cowboys' workouts include former first-, second-round picks

    Cowboys' workouts include former first-, second-round picks

    ESPN.com May 21 (4 days ago)
    Cowboys' workouts include former first-, second-round picks
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  • Report: Cowboys put Daniel Thomas through a workout

    Report: Cowboys put Daniel Thomas through a workout

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (4 days ago)
    The Cowboys, who must replace departed feature back DeMarco Murray, have taken a look at a tailback selected nine picks before Murray in the 2011 NFL Draft. Daniel Thomas, a Dolphins reserve for the last four seasons, went through a workout with Dallas …
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  • Washington Redskins rank 153rd in ESPN salary survey

    Washington Redskins rank 153rd in ESPN salary survey

    ESPN.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Washington Redskins rank 153rd in ESPN salary survey
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  • Giants starting OT Will Beatty out 5-6 months

    Giants starting OT Will Beatty out 5-6 months

    We’re still four months away from the season, and the New York Giants are already down an offensive lineman. The team announced Thursday that starting left tackle Will Beatty suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights on Tuesday. The injury r…
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  • Preston Smith's hands, long arms provide hope as pass-rusher

    Preston Smith's hands, long arms provide hope as pass-rusher

    ESPN.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Preston Smith's hands, long arms provide hope as pass-rusher
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  • Felix Jones trying for another chance with the Cowboys

    Felix Jones trying for another chance with the Cowboys

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    It looks like Ben Tate won’t be the only veteran free agent trying out for the Cowboys on Thursday. Rob Phillips of the team’s website reports that there will be a group of wide receivers and running backs working out in front of team brass and his coll…
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  • Cowboys linemen focused on working hard, not historical legacy

    Cowboys linemen focused on working hard, not historical legacy

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    After he signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent, La’El Collins displayed some Texas-sized bravado when he said that the team would have the best offensive line in history. It will be a tall order for the line to go down as the best in team h…
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  • Cowboys sign second-rounder Randy Gregory

    Cowboys sign second-rounder Randy Gregory

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    Randy Gregory has his chance. And now he has a contract to go with it. The Cowboys announced their second-rounder had signed his rookie contract, realizing a significant savings over what he might have made at one point. Once considered a top-10 pick, a…
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  • Landon Collins: Giants got the best safety in the draft

    Landon Collins: Giants got the best safety in the draft

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    In the months leading up to the draft, Landon Collins was often pegged as the first safety to come off the board in the first round by those that make their living guessing about where players will go in the draft. As it turned out, however, Collins was…
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  • Giants’ Josh Brown thinks extra point rule adds to his value

    Giants’ Josh Brown thinks extra point rule adds to his value

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    Giants kicker Josh Brown believes the NFL’s new rule moving extra point kicks back by 13 yards will make him a little more valuable. Brown said after the NFL adopted the new rule that he thinks some kickers will struggle with the longer extra points, pa…
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  • Cowboys' O-line thinking of work, not of being the best ever

    Cowboys' O-line thinking of work, not of being the best ever

    ESPN.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    Cowboys' O-line thinking of work, not of being the best ever
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  • NFL Nation TV catches up with Hall of Famer Jim Kelly

    NFL Nation TV catches up with Hall of Famer Jim Kelly

    ESPN.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    NFL Nation TV catches up with Hall of Famer Jim Kelly
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  • Jason Witten still driven to succeed after all these years

    Jason Witten still driven to succeed after all these years

    ESPN.com May 19 (7 days ago)
    Jason Witten still driven to succeed after all these years
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  • Tannehill deal is the latest evidence that Eli Manning is wise …

    Tannehill deal is the latest evidence that Eli Manning is wise to wait

    ESPN.com May 19 (7 days ago)
    Tannehill deal is the latest evidence that Eli Manning is wise to wait
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  • Greg Hardy vows to reward Jerry Jones for taking a chance on hi…

    Greg Hardy vows to reward Jerry Jones for taking a chance on him

    The Cowboys have taken some criticism for signing defensive end Greg Hardy, who is suspended for the first 10 games of the season for a domestic violence incident. Hardy says he is motivated to play well in part because he wants to reward Cowboys owner …
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  • Video - Staubach not a fan of Hardy on Cowboys 05:58

    Staubach not a fan of Hardy on Cowboys

    May 25
    The First Take crew discusses the comments made by Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Dallas Cowboys great Roger Staubach on the Cowboys signing Greg Hardy.
  • Video - Schlereth pitches must-see teams for 'Hard Knocks' 02:24

    Schlereth pitches must-see teams for 'Hard Knocks'

    May 23
    Mark Schlereth makes a pitch for the Bills, Redskins and Texans to be part of HBO's "Hard Knocks" series.
  • Video - Cowboys, Scandrick agree on new deal 02:17

    Cowboys, Scandrick agree on new deal

    May 22
    Herm Edwards discusses why it made sense for the Cowboys and Orlando Scandrick to agree on a deal that keeps the cornerback in Dallas through the 2019 season.
  • Video - How do the Cowboys replace DeMarco Murray? 01:13

    How do the Cowboys replace DeMarco Murray?

    May 22
    Dan Graziano breaks down the options, including Joseph Randle, the Cowboys are looking at to replace Darren McFadden at running back.

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    May 21
    The photo of J.J. Watt's bruise is nasty, but imagine playing with torn knee ligaments or a tooth stuck in your arm. Jeffri Chadiha recounts some memorable moments of athletes ignoring injuries.
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  • Don’t Grow Attached to the NFL’s New PAT Rule

    May 20
    When the time came at the league meetings in San Francisco to discuss changing the extra point, there wasn’t much debate. Insiders say the discussion lasted less than a half hour. In the end the owners were ready for a change in the way the NFL treats t…
  • Fixing the Most Boring Play in All of Sports

    May 19
    In 1912, eight years before the birth of the professional football association now known as the National Football League, the system of scoring that would serve the pro game was adopted. The touchdown was changed from five to six points, a two-point saf…