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Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs said Wednesday that he would be a game-time decision for Sunday’s game against the Redskins and he took a step toward making that decision a positive one on Thursday. Suggs took part in practice as a limited participant aUpvote Share Tweet
The Giants have been waiting most of the season for wide receiver Hakeem Nicks to get back to full health and resume his role as one of the more productive receivers in the NFL. The wait has been a frustrating one and it might have hit another snag on T…Upvote Share TweetDuring Sunday's Fox telecast of Mark Sanchez's public flogging, in between the moments when Brian Billick repeated "jump street" and read copy for New Girl, a graphic popped up: Mark Sanchez, it read, had turned the ball over 81 times since hi…Upvote Share TweetThe Cowboys’ offensive line will have a tough task protecting quarterback Tony Romo from Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins on Sunday. And that task will get even tougher if they’re down a starting guard. But with starting guard Nate Livings out ofUpvote Share TweetIn the wake of the abrupt termination of Eagles defensive line coach Jim Washburn, reports surfaced that Washburn openly disrespected former defensive coordinator Juan Castillo by calling him “Juanita” in front of players. Eagles defensive lineman CulUpvote Share TweetThe defensive backfield has not been a team strength for most of this season, and the problem the Washington Redskins' secondary faces at this point is a potential lack of bodies. With cornerback Cedric Griffin suspended for the rest of the regular seas…Upvote Share Tweet
Man Shoots At Police Because He Was Upset The Giants Lost To The Redskinsdeadspin.com Dec 6, 2012What could possibly possess a Florida man to beat up his wife, shoot at three deputies trying to arrest him, and hole up in his house for an hours-long standoff? RG3. Also, lots of alcohol and pills. More »Upvote Share TweetOften, when a team that struggles to sell out its home stadium does, it’s because the fans of the visiting team plan to put their butts in the seats. With the Eagles coming to Tampa on Sunday, that’s definitely not the case. Instead, the Bucs have solUpvote Share TweetThe Dallas Cowboys play the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. One of the Bengals' starting cornerbacks is former Cowboy Terence Newman, whose disappointing play down the stretch last year led the Cowboys not only to cut him loose but to spend a great deal o…Upvote Share Tweet
Giant collapse would stain Coughlin, EliIt wasn't supposed to be like this for the New York Giants, not this season. Those old problems about starting fast and struggling in the second half? Those were behind them, drowned under a wave of Super Bowl confetti on the floor of Lucas Oil Stadium …Upvote Share Tweet
The Redskins Were So Excited That Donald Trump Praised RGIII That They Slapped It On Their Facebook Pagedeadspin.com Dec 6, 2012So, everything about this is just powerfully loathsome: Trump's face, the fact that the Redskins are so historically starved for praise that they consider an endorsement from a vitamin-selling pyramid-schemer an important plug, and, oh, right, "You…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Zimmer: Dez Bryant reminds me of Michael IrvinCowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has been on quite a roll lately. He has 29 catches for 475 yards and six touchdowns in his last four games, three of which have been Cowboys wins that have kept them in striking distance of the Giants in the NFC East. It…Upvote Share TweetWith Andy Reid almost certainly on his way out the door as Philadelphia Eagles coach, I get a lot of questions these days about who will replace him. Fact is, I don't have any idea, and I can't find anyone who does. All anyone's got right now is specula…Upvote Share TweetIn their last two games against the Giants, which came in 2009 and 2011, the Saints have put up 97 points on their way to two blowout victories. Despite that, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul thinks this week’s date with New Orleans will go better than MUpvote Share TweetNew York Giants Sean Locklear is officially out for the season. That means David Diehl returns to right tackle, where he caused many of my Giants readers angst earlier this season when he took the job back from a healthy Locklear. Diehl says this time h…Upvote Share TweetThe Cincinnati Bengals play host to the Dallas Cowboys this weekend in a match up that could determine the playoff fate for both teams. But to Bengals cornerback Adam Jones, there’s even a little bit more on the line as well. Jones gets to play againstUpvote Share Tweet
NY Giants are the anti-NY Jets, a picture of stability at quarterback, despite another up-and-down regular seasonnydailynews.com Dec 6, 2012Nobody troubled Tom Coughlin on Wednesday about whether Eli Manning or David Carr will be starting at quarterback against the New Orleans Saints. Taken out of context, it might be a reasonable question. After all, Manning ranks only 16th in the NFL quar…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Cowboys Keeping Playoff Hopes AliveDec 6Episode 232: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Cowboys chances to make the playoffs. John Clayton breaks down the impact of Brian Urlacher's injury on the Bears defense. The NFL32 discuss the return of Ben Roethlisberger.
Who will hold the NFC East crown?Dec 6The Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants are in a tight race to win the NFC East. Which team will cross the finish line first? The "Thursday Night Kickoff" crew gives their answers.
NFL Cold Hard FactsDec 6Cold Hard Facts looks at the Robert Griffin III, Redskins vs. Ravens and Giants vs. Saints.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Saints-GiantsDec 6The NFL Live crew makes their picks for New Orleans at the New York Giants
Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 6No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.