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NY Giants lack the talent to fix problems at the point of attac…

NY Giants lack the talent to fix problems at the point of attack 

nydailynews.com Updated 2 hours ago
They limped back from Dallas saying all the things that teams say when they are on the precipice: about sticking together, about working hard, about eliminating mistakes.
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  • Needing to Replenish, Giants Finally Catch a Break

    Needing to Replenish, Giants Finally Catch a Break

    nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    Members 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.
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  • Jason Pierre-Paul believes Giants can run the table after bye w…

    Jason Pierre-Paul believes Giants can run the table after bye week

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    EAST 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…
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  • How the Redskins will replace Brian Orakpo

    How the Redskins will replace Brian Orakpo

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    ASHBURN, 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…
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  • Garrett Shuns Contract Talk With Hot Dallas Start

    Garrett Shuns Contract Talk With Hot Dallas Start

    nytimes.com ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    Add Jason Garrett to the list of questions about new contracts facing Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
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  • Eli Manning on big brother Peyton Manning's record: 'Pretty spe…

    Eli Manning on big brother Peyton Manning's record: 'Pretty special'

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    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…
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  • Giants injury update: When will Schwartz, Jennings be able to r…

    Giants injury update: When will Schwartz, Jennings be able to return?

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    EAST 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…
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  • Evan Mathis cleared to practice

    Evan Mathis cleared to practice

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    The 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…
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  • Jon Beason going to see a foot specialist again

    Jon Beason going to see a foot specialist again

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    A 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 …
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  • Nick Foles needs to regain 2013 turnover form

    Nick Foles needs to regain 2013 turnover form

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    PHILADELPHIA -- 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 …
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  • Unless RG III OK, Redskins' McCoy to start

    Unless RG III OK, Redskins' McCoy to start

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    Redskins 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.
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  • Unless RG3 Is Ready, McCoy to Start for Redskins

    Unless RG3 Is Ready, McCoy to Start for Redskins

    If Robert Griffin III is completely ready, he'll start for the Washington Redskins against the Dallas Cowboys next Monday night.
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  • After reboot, Eagles must find groove

    After reboot, Eagles must find groove

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    PHILADELPHIA -- 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…
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  • Cowboys give game ball to TE coach Mike Pope after beating his …

    Cowboys give game ball to TE coach Mike Pope after beating his former team

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    When 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…
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  • Cowboys' Terrance Williams at best when things break down

    Cowboys' Terrance Williams at best when things break down

    IRVING, 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…
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  • Terrell McClain comes to life in third quarter

    Terrell McClain comes to life in third quarter

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    IRVING, 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…
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  • Bruce Carter expects to practice this week

    Bruce Carter expects to practice this week

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    Dallas 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…
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  • Analyzing the remaining schedules in the NFC East

    Analyzing the remaining schedules in the NFC East

    philly.com 13 hours ago
    The 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.
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  • Dallas Cowboys' key: Third-down success

    Dallas Cowboys' key: Third-down success

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    ARLINGTON, 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…
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  • For change, Cowboys enjoy homefield advantage

    For change, Cowboys enjoy homefield advantage

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    ARLINGTON, 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…
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  • Dan Bailey takes whipping, keeps kicking

    Dan Bailey takes whipping, keeps kicking

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    ARLINGTON, 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…
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  • NFL morning after: Teams win and lose, quarterbacks don’t

    NFL morning after: Teams win and lose, quarterbacks don’t

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Colt 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…
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  • NY Giants had things going to plan vs. Dallas Cowboys... until …

    NY Giants had things going to plan vs. Dallas Cowboys... until they didn't

    nydailynews.com 23 hours ago
    The 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 …
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  • Video - Playoff Possibilities After Week 7 03:53

    Playoff Possibilities After Week 7

    Oct 20
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen take a look at the playoff odds based on NFL teams' records through Week 7.
  • Video - Dallas Hot Button: Offense vs. Defense 02:32

    Dallas Hot Button: Offense vs. Defense

    Oct 20
    Jim 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.
  • Video - Brian Baldinger breaks down Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's 'spin move' 02:20

    Brian Baldinger breaks down Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's 'spin move'

    Oct 20
    NFL 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.
  • Video - Will Redskins Move On From Orakpo? 00:57

    Will Redskins Move On From Orakpo?

    Oct 20
    John Clayton talks about what the loss of Brian Orakpo will mean to the future of the linebacker position in Washington.

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