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NFC East News and Rumors
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan thought he was leaving Pittsburgh with far less than just the 27-12 loss the Redskins’ suffered at the hands of the Steelers in Week 8. According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Shanahan fiUpvote Share Tweet
Former NY Giants quarterback Phil Simms dares to criticize Eli Manning, quicker than most to swap old allegiances for fearless anydailynews.com Updated Nov 13, 2012When it comes to jocks turned microphone jockeys, former Giants quarterback Phil Simms was quicker than most to swap old allegiances for a candid, fearless approach.Upvote Share Tweet
Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11CNNSI.com Updated Nov 13, 2012The Philadelphia Eagles managed the near-impossible Sunday: They out-dumbed America's Dumbest Team, the Dallas Cowboys.Upvote Share Tweet
Pats pick up Mitch PetrusIn what could be a strong to quite strong hint that guard Logan Mankins will miss some time with an ankle injury suffered on Sunday against the Bills, the Patriots have signed free-agent guard Mitch Petrus. The team announced the move on Tuesday. Petrus…Upvote Share TweetBefore the season started, there was a lot of discussion about whether or not Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant would ever fulfill the potential he showed during his first two years. Doubters cited his off-field issues and his in-game lapses in concentra…Upvote Share TweetThe mathematically-inclined folks at NumberFire.com have calculated the odds of each NFL team reaching the playoffs, and they have concluded that once again the New York Giants will win the NFC East with a 9-7 record and be the only team from the divisi…Upvote Share TweetTwo days after not-commenting-while-commenting on the reported interest of outgoing Browns president Mike Holmgren in the not-currently-vacant head coaching job in Dallas, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has commented on his commitment to the guy who currentl…Upvote Share TweetYou’ve heard the chatter by the sports pundits and on the talk shows. Heck, you may have even heard it here. So are the knee-jerk reactions about your team based in reality? Our NFL bloggers weigh in.Upvote Share Tweet
Tiki Barber's Life Just Gets Sadder Every Daydeadspin.com Updated Nov 13, 2012It's been six years since Tiki Barber retired from football, which means we've spent six years watching him desperately try and fail at becoming some kind of relevant media personality. Having washed out of the television business, Tiki is on to much sa…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Eagles talk with Tim McManus, Wendy’s Rapid ReactionIt seems like there’s been some kind of crisis every week of this season for the Eagles and this week is certainly no exception. A concussion may be the thing that ends Michael Vick’s tenure as the team’s starting quarterback and Tim McManus of 97.5Upvote Share Tweet
Giants rookie David Wilson will ride the pine until he grows upThree running backs were chosen in the first round of this year’s NFL draft, and two of them are carrying the load as rookies: Tampa Bay’s Doug Martin has 173 carries for 862 yards and Cleveland’s Trent Richardson has 152 carries for 575 yards. AndUpvote Share TweetThe Cowboys haven’t proven themselves to be consistent enough to overlook anyone, but owner Jerry Jones sounded like a man looking down the schedule past the Browns, in respect to the condition of running back DeMarco Murray. Jones said they’d continuUpvote Share Tweet
The Giants, first-round picks and patienceThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers jumped ahead of the New York Giants in the draft to take running back Doug Martin, who ran for 251 yards two weeks ago against the Oakland Raiders. The Giants then picked running back David Wilson, who has rushed for 89 yards al…Upvote Share TweetGiants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has had a busy start to his bye week, going through a battery of medical tests to try to figure out the nature of his problems. And according to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com, that included an X-ray of his neck. Br…Upvote Share TweetEvery week, at the stroke of noon ET on Tuesday, we do a little thing we like to call the NFC East chat. How it works is you click on these little blue letters right here, any time between noon and 1 p.m. ET, and your web browser carries you off into ou…Upvote Share TweetCowboys coach Jason Garrett says he’s happy to take the bad with the good with his quarterback, Tony Romo. After the Cowboys beat the Eagles on Sunday, Garrett said that he views Romo as a great quarterback because he can improvise and do things when thUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys playoff-bound?Nov 13Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware dials in on "Around the League" to discuss the team's leader as well as its quest to contend for the playoffs.
Ryen Russillo Vs. Steve Weatherford Paper FootballNov 13Giants punter Steve Weatherford challenges Ryen Russilo to a game of paper football.
Weatherford On Giants' ChallengesNov 13Giants punter Steve Weatherford joins "First Take" to talk about Eli Manning's recent struggles and the Giants' state of affairs.
NFLPA Wants Concussion Specialists On SidelinesNov 13Stephania Bell discusses NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith's call for the league to hire "concussion specialists" to man the sidelines.
Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11Nov 13The Philadelphia Eagles managed the near-impossible Sunday: They out-dumbed America's Dumbest Team, the Dallas Cowboys.
Don Banks: As proven in Week 10, concussion recognition still an inexact s…Nov 13Week 10 in the NFL saw the vexing issue of concussions raise its ugly (and groggy) head again, with three starting quarterbacks in the NFC going down like so many bowling pins. Michael Vick on the East Coast, Alex Smith on the West Coast and Jay Cutler …
Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mailNov 13In the wake of the Week 10 news:
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 10Nov 13The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.