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Back in February, the thought of wide receiver Ramses Barden remaining with the New York Giants appeared to be a long-shot. Barden, a third-round pick of the Giants in 2009, was vocal about his desire to find a different opportunity after four years in …Upvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com Updated May 22, 2013Aaron Curry won the Butkus Award as the nation’s finest linebacker in 2008 while playing for Wake Forest, but he stumbled in stays with the Seahawks and the Raiders.Upvote Share TweetThe Giants have signed seventh-round pick Eric Herman, an offensive guard from Ohio. The move was disclosed in the NFL’s Wednesday transaction report. Should he make the Giants’ roster, Herman (6-4, 320) would likely backup either left guard Kevin BooUpvote Share TweetThese are voluntary practices, these OTA workouts the New York Giants are having this week, and what that technically means is that no one has to be there if they don't want to be there. But you know how that goes. NFL coaches expect their players to vo…Upvote Share TweetTom Nalen, a center who anchored one of the best offensive lines in NFL history, has been chosen as the next member of the Broncos’ Ring of Fame. The Broncos announced today that Nalen will be formally inducted at halftime of the September 29 game againUpvote Share Tweet
2012 Rewind: Sweep Of NFC East Rivalredskins.com Updated May 22, 2013(AP photo) Since 1934 the Redskins and Eagles have squared off 156 times and unlike the heated rivalry with the Cowboys and the longstanding tension with the Giants, the Redskins have won over 50 percent of their games against their Pennsylvania counter…Upvote Share TweetLast month, the NFLPA gave Jay-Z a pass regarding his involvement in CAA’s recruitment of Giants receiver Victor Cruz, attributing any influence Jay-Z may have exercised to his longstanding friendship with Cruz (which likely didn’t date back to his daUpvote Share TweetThings can look really rosy in OTAs, and this is the case for the Dallas Cowboys and their redesigned defense. Starting safety Barry Church, who's recovering from an Achilles injury that cost him 13 games last year, believes the Dallas D can be the very…Upvote Share TweetVictor Cruz did not participate in the voluntary practice as he continues to try to work out a long-term extension with the team. But coach Tom Coughlin wasn't thrilled to see his other star receiver, Hakeem Nicks, also absent.Upvote Share TweetIn one of his many comments about the role he wants quarterback Tony Romo to play for the Cowboys, owner Jerry Jones invoked the name of another NFL quarterback. Jones said that he wants Romo to spend “Peyton Manning-type time on the job” watching filUpvote Share Tweet
What To Watch In 81st Chapter: WAS-NYGredskins.com Updated May 22, 2013(AP photo) The NFL schedule gods know that the Redskins and Giants will battle for the NFC East title in Week 17. How? In three of the last four seasons, the NFC East has come down to the last game of the NFL regular season calendar in a playoff play-in…Upvote Share TweetOur man Ron Jaworski has studied some tape of Chip Kelly's Oregon teams and has some concerns about Kelly's ability to bring the concepts he used in college with him to the NFL. Per Sheil Kapadia: “It’s going to be interesting to see if this style ofUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated May 22, 2013New York Giants defensive lineman Justin Tuck has gone through two frustrating regular seasons in 2011 and 2012, amassing a total of 9.0 quarterback sacks after putting up 11.5 in his All-Pro season of 2010. Tuck did play the game of his life in the Gia…Upvote Share TweetThe 2012 NFL coach of the year may be in for the coaching challenge of his life. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians, who has inherited a Cardinals team that would be wise to petition for relocation back to the NFC East, isn’t happy with the performance of hisUpvote Share Tweet
Reilly on all-time top coachesAs part of our project on the all-time greatest NFL coaches, Rick Reilly offers us a look at his top-20 ballot. This is an NFC East post because he ranked former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs as the No. 2 greatest coach of all time, behind only Vi…Upvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: All-time greatest coachesGood morning. You may have noticed this on our site Tuesday, but we have have begun a large series on the greatest coaches in NFL history. It includes a number of interesting features that we will analyze on this blog in the coming days and weeks, inclu…Upvote Share TweetYou hear about players having breakout seasons all the time, but you rarely hear anyone talk about someone having a breakout offseason. Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant had a breakout season in 2012. After two years of inconsistent performances and inju…Upvote Share Tweet