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Myers: If Giants win Sunday, they could become Redskin fans

Myers: If Giants win Sunday, they could become Redskin fans

nydailynews.com Updated Dec 26, 2012
The Giants messed up their season so badly the last two weeks after first controlling their own destiny in the NFC East, then controlling their own destiny in the wild-card race.
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  • Lorenzo Alexander finally makes it to the Pro Bowl

    Lorenzo Alexander finally makes it to the Pro Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Dec 26, 2012
    One of the most important - and most unheralded - players in the league has finally earned external recognition for his contributions. Redskins special-teams captain Lorenzo Alexander has made it to the Pro Bowl, for the first time in his career. Via
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  • Peyton Manning, Peterson returning to Pro Bowl

    Peyton Manning, Peterson returning to Pro Bowl

    CNNSI.com Dec 26, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Sensational comebacks have Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson headed for the Pro Bowl.
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  • NFC East Pro Bowl analysis

    NFC East Pro Bowl analysis

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Perfect sense: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III ranks second in the league in passer rating behind Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers and has 26l touchdowns (20 passing, 6 rushing) against just five interceptions. He has led the Redskins to the…
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  • Martellus Bennett wants to stay with Giants, preferably with hi…

    Martellus Bennett wants to stay with Giants, preferably with his brother there too

    profootballtalk.com Dec 26, 2012
    Earlier on Wednesday, we shared Broncos linebacker Von Miller’s hopes of playing on the same defense with Marcell Dareus and Aldon Smith in a group Miller compared to the Miami Heat’s trio of LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Miller’s not th
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  • Josh Brent indicted for felony intoxication manslaughter

    Josh Brent indicted for felony intoxication manslaughter

    In the wake of the wreck that claimed the life of Cowboys practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown, his family said they didn’t want to see Josh Brent prosecuted. The Dallas County district attorney’s office does not share that sentiment. Brent was indic
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  • Jason Babin Blasts The Eagles And Their "Socialistic System"

    Jason Babin Blasts The Eagles And Their "Socialistic System"

    deadspin.com Dec 26, 2012
    Before the 2011 season, the Eagles brought in Jim Washburn and then Jason Babin-who's only ever thrived in Washburn's 4-3. It worked well for a year, when Babin recorded a team-record 18 sacks. Like everything else defensive-related in Philly this year
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  • What it's come to: Giants playing for pride?

    What it's come to: Giants playing for pride?

    For a long time now -- since mid-December 2011, actually -- New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin has been preaching a consistent message about his team's ability to control its own destiny and opportunity. Until their ugly loss Sunday in Baltimore, it was…
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  • Programming Note: Pro Bowl rosters

    Programming Note: Pro Bowl rosters

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    The NFL is announcing the Pro Bowl rosters tonight at 7 p.m. ET, and we will of course keep you posted on all the NFC East-relevant selections and snubs. Remember, the fan voting counts for one-third of the Pro Bowl voting process, while votes of coache…
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  • In a shocking development, Dallas unprepared for ice

    In a shocking development, Dallas unprepared for ice

    profootballtalk.com Dec 26, 2012
    With cold weather in the forecast for Sunday’s win-and-in game at Washington, you’d think the Cowboys might want to prepare outdoors. But after being caught off guard by a snow and ice storm, the Cowboys were forced to prepare inside Cowboys Stadium,
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  • Pondering Andy Reid's future

    Pondering Andy Reid's future

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    There has, for some time now, been a school of thought that the Philadelphia Eagles might not completely part ways with Andy Reid once his time as their head coach was done. The idea would be to replace him as coach but move him into a front-office role…
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  • Eagles officially end Foles' year with broken hand

    Eagles officially end Foles' year with broken hand

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles have placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract.
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  • The RG3 Christmas carol is the most precious thing ever to come…

    The RG3 Christmas carol is the most precious thing ever to come out of D.C.

    yahoo.com Dec 26, 2012
    Your browser does not support iframes. Sure, you're probably holiday'ed out by this point, but this is just adorable: a group of kids singing a carol of praise to Robert Griffin III, the Washington Redskins' franchise-saving quarterback. These precious …
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  • Cowboys-Redskins: Comparing the QBs

    Cowboys-Redskins: Comparing the QBs

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Four days, nine hours and something like 20 minutes until kickoff of the NFC East title game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field, and there is much to break down. Pro Football Focus has this Insider look at the two quar…
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  • Programming note: All-NFC East team

    Programming note: All-NFC East team

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Each week at this time, we update our running All-NFC East Team. However, this week's going to be a little different. We're doing some season wrap posts Thursday -- each division blogger doing his own -- and All-Division Teams are a part of that. So you…
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  • Giants have some big decisions this offseason

    Giants have some big decisions this offseason

    profootballtalk.com Dec 26, 2012
    While “wholesale changes” as pending free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora suggested aren’t consistent with the Giants’ style, there are a number of big decisions general manager Jerry Reese is going to have to make. Ralph Vacchiano of the New Yo
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  • Breakfast links: Ageless London Fletcher

    Breakfast links: Ageless London Fletcher

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    We always had scrapple for breakfast on Christmas. Long-standing tradition in my house. Day after, though, back to links. Washington Redskins Things aren't as easy as they used to be for 37-year-old Redskins linebacker London Fletcher, who looks his age…
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  • Giants hope for 'stranger things'

    Giants hope for 'stranger things'

    philly.com Dec 26, 2012
    TOM COUGHLIN looked at the four-rung ladder that the 8-7 Giants must climb on Sunday to get into the playoffs, the first step being a win over the Eagles followed by three other favorable results in the NFC East and North. "Stranger things have hap…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Pagano Makes His Return 02:59

    NFL32OT: Pagano Makes His Return

    Dec 26
    Episode 238: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the impact of Chuck Pagano's return to the Colts. Merril Hoge breaks down the playoff race in the NFC. The NFL32 crew discuss which quarterback on an NFC bubble team has the best chance to win.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo 04:12

    'Sound FX': Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo

    Dec 26
    Dallas QB Tony Romo is mic'd up during the Cowboys' heartbreaking loss to the New Orleans Saints. Find out what kind words Romo had for wide receiver Dez Bryant during the game.
  • Video - Josh Brent Formally Indicted 01:30

    Josh Brent Formally Indicted

    Dec 26
    Cowboys DT Josh Brent formally indicted on one count of intoxication manslaughter.
  • Video - Pro Bowl Rosters Announced 00:52

    Pro Bowl Rosters Announced

    Dec 26
    Robert Griffin III the only rookie QB to be selected to the 2013 Pro Bowl roster.

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    Dec 26
    Where does Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson rank among the 10 best NFL seasons of all time?
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    Dec 26
    Adrian Peterson is pursuing Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record and might be producing the best season in NFL history in the process.