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OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs hopes a torn right biceps won't keep him out of Sunday's game against Washington. He says his status won't be determined for sure until late in the week.Upvote Share Tweet
Rookie running back Bryce Brown has been a real and rare bright spot during this lost Philadelphia Eagles season. Filling in while starter LeSean McCoy recovers from a concussion, Brown has rushed for 178 and 169 yards, respectively in the past two game…Upvote Share TweetFor all of the talk you hear about the Washington Redskins and their "gimmicky" offense with rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, Griffin's actually been pretty good this year when he's thrown the ball way downfield. Griffin is the leading p…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Dec 5, 2012The picture above was taken at the Philadelphia Eagles' practice facility today and sent to us by a friend of the site who covers the team. According to our tipster, that's Trent Edwards' locker with the makeshift Tebow nameplate on it. More »Upvote Share TweetThe Cowboys have been playing without center Phil Costa for the last six weeks, so they’ll be more than prepared to play without him for the rest of the season. Costa has been placed on injured reserve with the partially dislocated ankle that’s been kUpvote Share Tweet
Yet again, defense will decide it for DallasLast year, when the Dallas Cowboys finished 1-4 and lost the NFC East to the New York Giants, blame fell on the defense. They couldn't stop anybody. They blew fourth-quarter leads in key games against the Cardinals and Giants. Opposing fullbacks hurdled…Upvote Share TweetThe Giants will be turning back to David Diehl at right tackle. Sean Locklear suffered a gruesome looking knee injury during Monday night’s loss to the Redskins and coach Tom Coughlin said Tuesday that it was a serious one that will require surgery. CouUpvote Share Tweet
DeAngelo Hall on crutches, says he’ll play SundayThe Redskins secondary will be without cornerback Cedric Griffin for the final four games of the season after he was suspended for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances. Given that blow to the team’s depth on the corner andUpvote Share Tweet
All-NFC East Team: Week 14 updateCertain things creep up on you when you do an exercise like this one every week. You really have to look at it fresh, or else you might miss a trend. Did you know, for instance, that Tony Romo leads this division in passing yards this year, and by quite…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins were worn down prior to post-bye surgeThe Redskins look like a different team since their bye, the bye week that coincided with Mike Shanahan’s odd “evaluate” comments. Can it really be as simple as they were “a tired group,” as linebacker London Fletcher suggested? The Skins were aUpvote Share TweetThe Giants were effusive of their praise of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III in the days leading up to their game, a little too much so for Antrel Rolle’s tastes. During his weekly appearance on WFAN, Rolle said he had to tell some teammates it wUpvote Share TweetAnd a good morning to you all, and thanks for joining us here on the NFC East blog. It is Wednesday, which means All-Division Team, fresh injury reports and a general resetting of our attention toward the week ahead. We start, as ever, with the links. N…Upvote Share Tweet
NY Giants struggling in year after winning Super Bowl is nothing new, going back to before Plaxico Burress shooting incidentnydailynews.com Dec 5, 2012The Giants have never worn their Super Bowl rings well. It has always been something. In 1987, it was the players’ strike and three straight losses by an almost comical replacement team. No playoffs. In ’91, Ray Handley was the convenient scapegoat. NUpvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Ravens Defense Looks For BoostDec 5Episode 231: Wendi Nix and Chris Mortensen discuss the impact on Ray Lewis' return to the Ravens defense. Tim Hasselbeck breaks down why Eli Manning is set to be in the Hall of Fame. The NFL32 crew discuss which team in the NFC will make the playoffs
'Sound FX': London FletcherDec 5There was no one more excited for Monday Night Football than Washington Redskins LB London Fletcher. Take a look at the best sights and sounds from his performance against the New York Giants.
Blogger Blitz: Image MakeoverDec 5NFC East blogger Dan Graziano thinks the Eagles will look to someone PR friendly in their search for a new head coach
Countdown Daily AccuScore: NO-NYGDec 5Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Saints-Giants