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LANDOVER, Md. -- In the final minutes of a lopsided loss to the Washington Redskins, with the Philadelphia Eagles trailing by 25 points, running back LeSean McCoy suffered a concussion. There was no immediate word on the long-term implications for McCoy…
Share TweetFOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Eagles got blown out of the building by the Redskins on Sunday, a result that was bad news for coach Andy Reid. It’s now six straight losses for the Eagles and the margin of defeat keeps getting bigger. Owner Jeffrey Lurie made it clear that the teaShare TweetMike Vick’s concussion symptoms could be subsiding quickly. With the Eagles struggling (again) on offense and defense and rookie quarterback Nick Foles not playing very well, the Eagles no longer have any reason to overstate the condition of Vick followShare TweetI will have some more extensive thoughts Monday on the Dallas Cowboys, the toughness they showed in coming back to win a tougher-than-expected game Sunday against the Browns and the fact that they're only one game out of first place with six games to go…
Ed Hochuli Reviewed An Un-Reviewable Play And Then Said He Did Not Review It Because It Was Un-ReviewableUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetCleveland unexpectedly forced Dallas to overtime, and after an incomplete pass to Miles Austin with 8:35 left to go in the extra period Cleveland called timeout-presumably to force a replay from the booth. Cleveland thought the play was a catch, fumbleSource: deadspin.com
Plenty of quarterbacks could be available in the offseasonUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetAs we get closer to the end of the regular season, and the coaching changes that inevitably will come with it, the fact that every coach wants his own quarterback could cause plenty of quarterbacks to be available via free agency or trade. It’s alreadyShare TweetIf you like overtime, you sure loved Sunday. Three early games were decided in OT. Chris Burke reviews the madness and examines the wild wins by the Texans, Bucs and Cowboys.Source: CNNSI.com
Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetWe'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the happiest person you'll ever see on the receiving end of a ball from Cam Newton, to the Cowboys onside kicking in the third quarter, and failing. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, …Source: deadspin.comShare TweetRedskins safety Brandon Meriweather probably shouldn’t walk under any ladders. Meriweather’s left knee injury kept him out for weeks of the regular season before he was finally ready to return on Sept. 30 against the Buccaneers. He collided with wideShare TweetLANDOVER, Md. -- On Nov. 15, 2010, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick played the game of his life and beat the Washington Redskins 59-28 on "Monday Night Football." That night, the Redskins didn't look as though they belonged on the …
RG III nearly perfect in Redskins winUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetRobert Griffin III threw for 200 yards during the Washington Redskins 31-6 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. By itself, that number is not that impressive. What is impressive is that of the 15 passes he threw, 14 were caught. Four were for touchdowns. …Source: yahoo.comShare TweetDan Bailey kicked a 38-yard field goal in overtime, and Dallas overcame a critical fumble by Tony Romo that sparked a wild ending in the Cowboys' 23-20 victory against Cleveland on Sunday.
Cowboys win after confusing replay sequenceUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetIt took nearly an extra nine minutes, but the Cowboys got it done in overtime. A 38-yard field goal from Dan Bailey lifted the Cowboys to a 23-20 win with 6:07 to play, capping a seven-play, 28-yard drive. An exchange of punts converted the game to sudd…Share TweetRobert Griffin III threw four touchdown passes Sunday, and the Washington Redskins broke a three-game losing streak with a 31-6 win over the skidding Philadelphia Eagles.Share TweetThey say everything’s bigger in Texas. Today, both of the NFL games being played there are. A 32-yard field goal from Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey has forced overtime against the Browns, joining the Jags-Texans extra-session contest in Houston. The Cowbo
Bad call fuels Browns comebackUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetAfter trailing by 13 into the third quarter, the Cowboys made a game of it. And the officials helped give the late lead to the Browns. After a goal-line stand by the Cowboys kept the score at 17-13, three runs followed by a punt gave Josh Cribbs the bal…Share TweetCowboys quarterback Tony Romo is 20-3 in the month of November. Coincidentally, that could be the final score of Sunday’s game. With the Cowboys losing. The Browns lead in the third quarter, 13-0. Yes, the Cowboys are driving. But it’s been allShare TweetThe name of the quarterback has changed, but the turnovers have continued for the Eagles. Nick Foles was intercepted on third down of his first drive as a starter, which set the Redskins up in good field position that they used to grab a 7-0 lead. Foles…
Mike Holmgren Is Not Interested In The Cowboys Job That Is Not Available: Your NFL Early Games Open ThreadUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetWeek 11 is here and we've got a lot to talk about including coaching controversies and the Vickless Eagles. Let's get going already. More »Share TweetDeMarco Murray will miss his fifth straight game because of a sprained left foot after the Dallas Cowboys de-activated the second-year running back before Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
Eagles so desperate that Jake Scott is startingUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetHow thin is the Eagles’ offensive line? So thin that Jake Scott, who has spent all year on his couch, will start at right guard today, just six days after signing with Philadelphia. Although players don’t usually step in off the street and into the st
Pierre GarÃ§on returns for the RedskinsUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetFor the first time since Week Five against the Falcons, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will be able to throw the ball to Pierre GarÃ§on. GarÃ§on has been sidelined since then with a foot problem that first cropped up in the season opener and ne…Share TweetThe Browns won’t have their best defensive player today against the Cowboys. Although cornerback Joe Haden made the trip to Dallas, he was ruled out after pregame warmups today. Haden suffered an oblique injury during practice on Wednesday, and the BrowShare TweetLANDOVER, Md. -- As the Washington Redskins prepare to host the Philadelphia Eagles today at 1 p.m. ET at FedEx Field, here's one reason for Eagles fans to feel good and one reason for Redskins fans to do the same. Eagles feeling good: The Eagles have w…
Curiosity has helped Dez improveUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetAs the saying goes, curiosity killed the cat. For Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant, curiosity is making that cat play a little prettier on the field. Via Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, Bryant recently explained to reporters that he’s asking more questio
NFC East Blog: Boys, Skins Should PrevailUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share Tweetfrom Jimmy Kempski of Blogging the bEast….. Browns at Cowboys: The Cowboys have three consecutive home games against bad teams (Browns, Redskins, Eagles). This is an absolute golden opportunity for them to make a serious run at the Giants for the divSource: giantsfootballblog.com
RG3 Guides Redskins To Biggest Win Since 2007Nov 18Robert Griffin III and Santonio Holmes address the media after leading the Redskins to their biggest win since 2007.
Romo Looking To Play Better Going ForwardNov 18Jason Garrett and Tony Romo talk about winning a tight battle against the Browns and getting ready for the Redskins on Thursday.
Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Redskins RecapNov 18Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Redskins' 31-6 win over the Eagles.
Eagles postgame press conferenceNov 18Eagles react following game with Redskins
Don Banks: Luck, Colts get an up-close lesson about what it takes to be el…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- By late Sunday night there was still no word yet on whether Andrew Luck's mother (or perhaps his father in this case) told him there'd be days like this. But no matter. By the time this one was over, it was well understood that a messa…
Don Banks: NFC East again a mess you can't take your eyes off of; more Sna…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...
John Clayton's Last CallNov 18NFL fans were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving feast of close games, wild finishes and crazy offensive efforts, writes John Clayton.