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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has agreed to a year of anger management counseling as part of a resolution to the misdemeanor charge against him stemming from an incident with his mother, Angela Bryant, back in July. According to Clarence E. Hi…Upvote Share Tweet
A person familiar with the situation says DeAngelo Hall has been fined $30,000 for his confrontation with an official in the Washington Redskins' loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last month.Upvote Share Tweet
Concerned Citizen Doesn't Want Redskins Training Camp In His Town Because The NFL "Has Murderers, Rapists, Wife And Girlfriend BThe Redskins are nearing a deal to move their training camp from Ashburn, Va., to Richmond, and not all of Richmond's citizens are thrilled. There are the typical objections-environmental impact, cost, the fact that a non-profit with ties to the CatholiUpvote Share Tweet
Bristolmetrics: ESPN Buries The EaglesThis a regular feature breaking down, minute-by-minute, the content that appears on ESPN's 11 p.m. edition of SportsCenter throughout the week. More »Upvote Share TweetOn one side of Pennsylvania, the starting quarterback already has been scratched for Sunday. On the other end of the Commonwealth, the starting quarterback is still in play to play. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger definitely won’t play. EaglUpvote Share Tweet
Robert Griffin III still thinking playoffs after becoming captainRedskins coach Mike Shanahan caused an uproar a couple of weeks ago when he said that the team would be shifting into evaluation mode for the rest of the season. That’s not where quarterback Robert Griffin III’s head is at, however. Griffin said WedneUpvote Share TweetSo here we are again with wide receiver Pierre Garcon, who's missed six games for the Washington Redskins this season due to a foot injury he suffered in the season opener. Rested through the bye week, Garcon is practicing with the team on a limited bas…Upvote Share TweetFormer Giants quarterback Phil Simms knew before the words were all the way out of his mouth he stirred something up. By saying Giants quarterback Eli Manning was “not one of the elites,” he opened up a can of worms about the two-time Super Bowl MVP.Upvote Share TweetThere’s been some uncertainty about just how long Saints running back Darren Sproles would be out after breaking his hand before the team’s Week Nine game against the Eagles. Some reports said he would miss four to six weeks and others maintained thatUpvote Share TweetDallas Cowboys wide receiver/punt returner Dwayne Harris was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 10, in which he returned a punt 78 yards for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys' victory over the Philadelphia Eagl…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeremy Maclin: Don’t say I eased off because I feared getting hitEagles receiver Jeremy Maclin wants to make something clear: He didn’t back away from contact out of a fear of getting hit in Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys. Maclin said today that FOX analyst Troy Aikman was wrong to suggest during the game that MaclinUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns coach Pat Shurmur made one thing clear: rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden must eliminate interceptions.Upvote Share TweetThe Raiders brought in some veteran linebacker depth, signing Omar Gaither Wednesday. Gaither has 40 career starts, between stints with the Eagles and Panthers. He was in camp with the Texans this summer. He replaced Travis Goethel, who was placed on on…Upvote Share TweetAfter picking apart the Giants’ secondary on Sunday, Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has been named the AFC offensive player of the week. Dalton completed 21 of 30 passes for 199 yards, with four touchdowns and no interceptions, as the Bengals dominatedUpvote Share Tweet
Brandt on Jerry Jones, Andy Reid, GM rolesVery interesting look from our man Andrew Brandt at the pitfalls of serving as an NFL team's chief personnel guy while also filling another role. Andrew's two examples come from our division: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who also serves as the team…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Shanahan Filed A Police Report Over Cash Stolen From The Locker Room In Pittsburgh, Later Found ItDuring the Redskins' Week 8 game in Pittsburgh, Mike Shanahan left his unlocked briefcase in an open locker. Not the smartest move, but one assumes the visitors' locker room is inviolable. After the game, an ugly whipping, Shanahan checked his stuff-andUpvote Share Tweet
Accorsi will have huge impact on future of Panthers, NewtonAs Gantt pointed out several days ago, the Panthers have hired former Giants G.M. Ernie Accorsi to help find the franchise’s next General Manager. The decision that Accorsi makes will resonate through the organization, both now and in the future. Some tUpvote Share Tweet
Brent Celek hopes Eagles understand jobs are on the lineEven though owner Jeffrey Lurie made it clear that the Eagles needed to show improvement from last year if they wanted to avoid major changes, tight end Brent Celek didn’t think that the team would be playing for Andy Reid’s job. That’s where CelekUpvote Share Tweet
Jammal Brown practices, wants to play this yearThe Redskins have two weeks to make a decision on whether to activate right tackle Jammal Brown. But while he said he was encouraged by his first practice after hip surgery, he also sounds unsure if he’s going to be ready in time. “I feel a lot looserUpvote Share Tweet
All-NFC East Team: Week 11 updateBack to our regular format this week after last week's dalliance as part of a league-wide midseason report. Not a lot has changed, especially at quarterback, where no one seems to be challenging Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III for the lead spot. Perh…Upvote Share TweetGood Wednesday morning to you. We have an update coming this morning to the All-Division Team, and a bunch of other goodies throughout the day. Hopefully it warms up a bit. Links. New York Giants As they spend their bye week assessing what's wrong with …Upvote Share TweetThe Cleveland Browns may finally be able to see their defensive tackle duo of Ahtyba Rubin and Phil Taylor on the field together for the first time this season Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. According to Tom Reed of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Rubin…Upvote Share Tweet
This Day in Philadelphia Eagles Tragicomedygrantland.com Nov 14, 2012Clay Harbor, for whatever reason, does not have Wi-Fi. According to Robert Griffin III, Andy Reid met with him at the NFL Scouting Combine back in Feb...Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Giants Look To Regain MomentumNov 14Episode 223: New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford assesses where his team is this season and the challenges that are ahead. The NFL32 crew discuss which back up quarterback has the best chance to win.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-RedskinsNov 14The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at Washington
Countdown Daily Prediction: Browns-CowboysNov 14The NFL Live crew makes its picks for Cleveland at Dallas.
Blogger Blitz: Is Eli Tired?Nov 14NFC East blogger Dan Graziano thinks Eli is tired, and the Giants need to figure out how to win while he rests up
Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscopeNov 14With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.