This is the January 28, 2013 news archive. View today's NFC East rumors and news.
NFC East News and Rumors
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has made headlines for his Twitter use before, but there’s a big difference between trash talking with Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora and what happened between him and the mother of his son over the weekend. McCoy loShare TweetCowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff was arrested on DWI charges last week and Monday brought the news that his blood alcohol content was 0.16 when he crashed his car into a highway median. That’s twice the legal limit and the arrest comes less than twoShare TweetIt does not appear as though the Washington Redskins are planning to make any major coaching staff changes this offseason. Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett did a fine job holding together a consistently undermanned defense down the stretch. Offensive c…Share TweetAlthough the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles have defensive coordinator openings and ex-Bears coach Lovie Smith would be a respectable choice for either job, Smith’s plans for 2013 reportedly don’t involve coaching in the NFL. Per ESPN’sShare TweetThe Pro Bowl has left Hawaii for the year, but Redskins tackle Trent Williams is taking home a seven-stitch souvenir. The man who gave Williams the injury via the use of a champagne bottle (it should be one of the weapons in Clue) also owns the nightclu…Share TweetWe shared earlier that the Eagles’ search for a defensive coordinator included a couple of coaches who have a pretty big game coming up on Sunday, but they aren’t limiting their search to members of the Ravens and 49ers coaching staffs. Adam SchefterShare Tweet
Trent Williams Is An Unkillable Force Of Naturedeadspin.com Jan 28, 2013We found out Saturday that Redskins tackle Trent Williams would miss the Pro Bowl after being involved in a Honolulu nightclub brawl, his roster spot going to Matt Kalil. (Aside: how did Kalil drop whatever he was going, get to Hawaii, and get ready to …Share TweetThe Eagles open Super Bowl week without a defensive coordinator and it doesn’t look like they’ll hire one until after the big game. 49ers defensive backs coach Ed Donatell has been linked with the job for a while and Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia InShare Tweet
Sure looks like Kelly wants a 3-4 defenseThe latest name to surface in the Philadelphia Eagles' hunt for a defensive coordinator is that of Cleveland Browns linebackers coach Billy Davis. Tim McManus reported Sunday that Davis' name was one to keep an eye on, and our man Adam Schefter reports …Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Live from LouisianaNEW ORLEANS -- Greetings, and welcome to Super Bowl week, which is a bit of an eat-your-heart out affair for NFC East fans this year. The New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers, and the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles beat the Baltimor…Share Tweet
More Than A Game: Doug WilliamsJan 28Doug Williams and others comment on the importance of his historic Super Bowl start.
Clayton's mailbag: What's next for fired GMs?Jan 28There are plenty of experienced GMs sitting on the sidelines, waiting to get back into the NFL. Plus, answers to reader questions.
Don Banks: Ken Whisenhunt breaks down Niners-Ravens matchupJan 28NEW ORLEANS -- The Super Bowl pairing of San Francisco and Baltimore holds little surprise factor for Ken Whisenhunt. The newly named San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator, and former Arizona Cardinals head coach, witnessed first-hand the rise of the…