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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The stress of coping with life led Will Hill to use marijuana, the New York Giants safety said Sunday in his first comments after being hit by the NFL with his second four-game suspension.Upvote Share Tweet
Off-Season Problems Cloud Hopes for Giants’ Connor and Hillnytimes.com Updated Jul 28, 2013While most of the Giants at training camp were busy looking ahead, linebacker Dan Connor and safety Will Hill were addressing their off-the-field issues.Upvote Share Tweet
Vick, Foles keep splitting reps with neither showing signs of emergingEagles coach Chip Kelly has said the Vick-and-Nick show will continue at quarterback until one of them emerges as the starter. Through three days of camp, neither is showing signs of doing so. Via John Gonzalez of CSNPhilly.com, Mike Vick and Nick Foles…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles set crowd record at practice with 30KThey grilled burgers, drank beers and tossed footballs around the parking lots as if it were an ordinary Sunday during the NFL season.Upvote Share TweetThe Redskins are looking for some depth at inside linebacker in the wake of Keenan Robinson’s torn pectoral, but Joe Mays won’t be jumping into that role. Tarik El-Bashir of CSNWashington.com reports that Mays visited with the team on Saturday and left …Upvote Share TweetNot everyone hides behind the shield of “pending legal proceedings.” Giants linebacker Dan Connor spoke Sunday about his recent arrest for having a switchblade in his luggage at the Philadelphia International Airport. “I was flying out to a wedding in P…Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles have lost receiver Jeremy Maclin for the year. They’ll try to find his replacement within the building. “You want your young players to grow and develop, and that’s why you keep young players on your roster,” G.M. Howie Roseman said Sunday, v…Upvote Share TweetThere's always room for Jell-O, there's always money in the banana stand, and there's always drama around the Dallas Cowboys. No matter how innocuous the cause, no matter the time of year, nothing's easy with the Cowboys, and so it's no surprise that th…Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb will officially retire a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons experimenting with Umenyiora as stand-up linebackerOver the course of Osi Umenyiora’s nine years with the Giants, we grew accustomed to seeing him with his hand in the dirt before taking off after an opposing quarterback. He’ll be wearing a different uniform after signing with the Falcons and that might…Upvote Share TweetLast week, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said that defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has done well in his rehab from back surgery but stopped short of giving a prediction about whether or not the defensive end would join his teammates on the field for the fir…Upvote Share Tweet
A look at Giant question marksIf you've watched "SportsCenter" this morning, you've likely noticed that it's camped out at New York Giants training camp up in East Rutherford, N.J. Hannah Storm, Sal Paolantonio and Antonio Pierce are discussing everything from Jerry Reese'…Upvote Share TweetDuring offseason workouts, the Eagles experimented with wide receiver Jeremy Maclin as a punt returner. With Maclin lost for the season on Saturday with a torn ACL, he obviously won’t be fielding any kicks. The team has Damaris Johnson, who did the job …Upvote Share Tweet
Justin Tuck thanks “ignorant writers” for motivationGiants General Manager Jerry Reese told his team that everyone is “on notice” that missing the playoffs again this season isn’t an acceptable outcome. One of the ways the Giants can avoid that fate is by getting more productivity out of defensive end Ju…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins move into tie for PED suspension leadThe Redskins have moved into a tie for first with the Seahawks. Not for crowd noise, or preseason hype. But for PED suspensions. When defensive end Jarvis Jenkins joined linebacker Rob Jackson in receiving a four-game suspension for violating the league…Upvote Share Tweet
Jones’ L.A. comments could have been a message to AEGSo why did Cowboys owner Jerry Jones decide not once but twice this past week to talk about how close the NFL is to returning to L.A.? We may have a theory. Or at a minimum a hypothesis. Or at a bare minimum the product of a couple of glasses of wine on…Upvote Share Tweet
Which Dallas Cowboy is shining?Jul 28Which member of the Dallas Cowboys has been impressive at training camp? Can DeMarco Murray establish himself as a dominant running back? The "Total Access" crew breaks down the current state of the Cowboys.
Justin Tuck goes 1-on-1 with Shaun O'Hara at New York Giants cCampJul 28New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck goes 1-on-1 with former teammate Shaun O'Hara on how the defensive line reads the offensive running game.
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin discusses torn ACLJul 28Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin talks about the torn ACL injury he suffered Saturday during training camp with Jeff Darlington.
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle aiming for Super BowlJul 28New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle breaks down the adjustments the team needs to make in order to get back in contention for a Super Bowl.
NFL 2013 training camps -- Cris Carter's top 10 wide receiversJul 28Cris Carter's list of the NFL's 10 best receivers favors big men and has an easy choice at No. 1.
Don Banks: Newsome, Ravens not panicking after loss of PittaJul 28OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The news of Baltimore tight end Dennis Pitta's likely season-ending hip injury on Saturday was the kind of solar plexus blow that can knock a football team back on its heels, especially one that's riding high as it opens the defense…
NFL mailbag - Injuries could slow offensive plansJul 28Mailbag: Injuries and suspensions could keep teams from going full speed ahead with their offensive plans, writes John Clayton.