NFC East News and Rumors
Report: Cowboys think Dez is bluffing, needs his Week 1 paycheckprofootballtalk.com 45 minutes agoWould Dez Bryant really decline to sign the franchise tag and skip Week One of the regular season, missing a $750,000 paycheck in the process? The Cowboys reportedly don’t think so. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report (via the Dallas Morning News…Share TweetCowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, putting two key Dallas defenders on the sideline to start the season with pass rusher Greg Hardy's 10-game ban.Share Tweetyahoo.com 21 hours agoThe Washington Redskins are considering a move from their current home of FedEx Field in Maryland. But the Obama administration will not make it an easy process to return to the District of Columbia. FedEx Field is only 18 years old. Even so, Snyder is …Share Tweet
Report: Rams not interested in Evan Mathisprofootballtalk.com 21 hours agoGuard Evan Mathis remains unsigned after his release from the Eagles last month and it doesn’t look like he’ll wind up in St. Louis for the 2015 season. Jason Cole of Bleacher Report reports that the Rams are not interested in signing Mathis. Per Cole, …Share Tweet
NFC East Q&A: Did the Eagles close the QB gap with Sam Bradford?ESPN.com 23 hours agoNFC East Q&A: Did the Eagles close the QB gap with Sam Bradford?Share TweetFormer Eagles WR DeSean Jackson right on one pointShare Tweetyahoo.com Jul 1 (yesterday)It appears that DeSean Jackson still hasn’t gotten over his unceremonious departure from the Philadelphia Eagles. On the first episode of Jackson’s BET reality show, “DeSean Jackson Home Team,” the Washington Redskins wideout was loud and clear about hi…Share TweetNational Football League free agent safety C.J. Spillman has been charged with sexual assault in a September incident at a Dallas-area hotel when he was playing for the Cowboys, officials said on Wednesday.Share TweetOdell Beckham Jr. is a man of many talents. The reigning rookie of the year was a highly regarded soccer prospect as a teen before starring as a wide receiver at LSU and now for the New York Giants. And on Friday, he showed that his athleticism also tra…Share Tweet
Giants says they’ve “implemented a few programs” to update medical practicesprofootballtalk.com Jul 1 (yesterday)When asked to contrast Tom Coughlin with Chip Kelly and Pete Carroll, Eagles defensive back Walter Thurmond said that all three coaches share the drive to win championships but that Coughlin takes a different path when it comes to some of the new medica…Share Tweet
Cowboys unsure who their starting running back will beprofootballtalk.com Jun 30 (3 days ago)Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones has said he’s very comfortable with the group of running backs he has on his roster. But what the Cowboys don’t know is which one of those running backs will be primarily responsible for replacing the depart…Share Tweet
Hey, a fun quiz for you to fart away two minutes on!deadspin.com Jun 30 (3 days ago)Hey, a fun quiz for you to fart away two minutes on! Can you identify whether each quote is defending the Confederate battle flag, or the name “Redskins?” more...Share TweetWalter Thurmond: Tom Coughlin 'doesn't believe in the modern medicine'Share Tweet
Experts liked Redskins' offseason, but not yet sold on their futureExperts liked Redskins' offseason, but not yet sold on their futureShare TweetNFL Nation TV wonders if Russell Wilson should be league's highest-paid QBShare Tweet
NFC East Q&A: Do teams fear the Giants' pass rush?NFC East Q&A: Do teams fear the Giants' pass rush?Share Tweet
Report: Free agent linebacker Kyle Knox suspended four gamesprofootballtalk.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)Free agent linebacker Kyle Knox has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season, according to Howard Balzer of lockerdome.com. Knox, 26, has spent time with the Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars, New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowb…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 29 (4 days ago)The Eagles have officially added John Moffitt to their offensive line. Moffitt, a guard who abruptly retired from the Broncos during the 2013 season, will now compete for a roster spot in Philadelphia, the team announced today. The 28-year-old Moffitt h…Share TweetEagles' Kelce rips Giants punter after his QB jabsShare Tweet
NFC East Q&A: How do teams defend the Dallas Cowboys' offensive line?ESPN.com Jun 29 (4 days ago)NFC East Q&A: How do teams defend the Dallas Cowboys' offensive line?Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 29 (4 days ago)Running back Darren McFadden is coming off three years of dismal returns with the Raiders that have led some to suggest that there’s not much left in the tank of the former first-round pick. The Cowboys placed a bet the other way when they signed McFadd…Share Tweet
Rolando McClain suspended four gamesJul 2The NFL Insiders crew breaks down how Rolando McClain's four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy will impact the Cowboys.
NFL, NBA pay inequality questionedJul 2ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses safety Duke Ihenacho's comments on his frustration with the discrepancy of guaranteed money between most NBA and NFL contracts.
How does the salary cap affect the NFL?Jul 1Kevin Seifert discusses how much star NFL players like Russell Wilson and Dez Bryant would be paid if the league didn't have a salary cap.
Justin Tuck talks DeSean JacksonJul 1Raiders DE Justin Tuck reacts to Redskins WR DeSean Jackson's comments that the Eagles engaged in a "smear campaign" against him after his release.
One Team, 25 Years OnJul 2Mike Martin (Michael J. LeBrecht II/1Deuce3 Photography) This week The MMQB is running a few stories by Peter King from the pages of Sports Illustrated. This story first appeared in the December 12, 2011 issue. With Special Reporting by Matt Gagne, Joan…
Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 PackersJul 1Favre’s game against the Lions, as well as past injuries, left him battered, bruised and in full recuperation mode on Monday morning. (Focus on Sports/Getty Images) This week The MMQB is running several past stories by Peter King from the pages of Sport…
Mel Kiper's top 2016 prospects by position - NFLJun 29With the 2015 college football season nearly here, Mel Kiper turns his attention to the 2016 draft, ranking the top 10 prospects at each position.
The MMQB 100: 61-70Jun 23Editor’s note: This is part of our summer series, The MMQB 100, counting down the most influential people for the 2015 season. It’s a strange task, picking the 100 most influential people in the NFL for 2015. Highly subjective, of course. You can make a…