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NFC East News and Rumors
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler might not have wanted to listen to what offensive coordinator Mike Tice had to say on the sideline Monday night, but that doesn’t seem to have colored his views on how Tice fared as a play caller against the Cowboys. Cutler,Share TweetPittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin expects linebacker James Harrison and safety Troy Polamalu to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles barring any setbacks.Share Tweet
Outside the Game: DeSean Jackson is moving quickly toward a rap careeryahoo.com Oct 2, 2012Philadelphia Eagles star receiver DeSean Jackson grew up in and around Compton, Calif., when that area was the rap capital of the world. Though he went a different way with what has been a highly productive football career, Jackson hasn't forgotten his …Share TweetMike Florio updates the biggest quarterback stories around the NFL starting with Tony Romo’s Monday night debacle when he threw five picks to help the Chicago Bears blow out the Dallas Cowboys. Florio says if Romo is supposed to be an elite QB, he shoulShare Tweet
SNY Giants Big Blue Preview: Weeks 5-8giantsfootballblog.com Oct 2, 2012The New York Giants are off to a 2-2 start, which pits them in last place in the NFC East. Though two other divisional teams are both 2-2, the Giants own an 0-2 record within the division, which serves as the tiebreaker. Of course, the team has only pla…Share TweetRedskins wide receiver Santana Moss isn’t paranoid. He’s just smart enough to know everyone’s out to get him. Moss said Monday it was suspicious that it just so happened that rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III’s headset went out at just the inShare TweetDallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is disappointed, but he's not offering excuses after the team's lopsided 34-18 loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday night.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.Share TweetThe Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday cut linebacker Brian Rolle, who started 13 games last season, and signed linebacker Adrian Moten, whom the team had let go in the preseason.Share Tweet... sometimes you don't. But never on Tuesdays. On Tuesdays, you always feel like a chat. It's NFC East chat day, and we roll at noon ET for something like an hour. Way it works is, you click on these little blue letters right here and you are magically…Share Tweet
Motorin’: Your Highlight Reel Of The Most Night Ranger-Worthy Runs From College Football’s Week 5deadspin.com Oct 2, 2012Prompted by a discussion between Gawker's own Mobutu Sese Seko and Sports Illustrated college football writer Holly Anderson, we created this mp3 celebrating the best and only relevant moment of Night Ranger's musical career. We think it's worth using t…Share Tweet
Cowboys need to control damage betterAs everyone shouts and scrambles this morning to figure out who's to blame for what happened to the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night, I'd like to suggest that we at least consider the Bears as one possible answer. Chicago has a good, tough team with an op…Share TweetBack when the Giants were only worried about Hakeem Nicks’ broken foot, things were simple. They’d wait for the bone to heal, he’d be better, and they’d proceed. But it’s a knee problem that concerns them now, when the wide receiver experiencedShare Tweet
NFC East: Giants Enter Week 5 in Last Placegiantsfootballblog.com Oct 2, 2012They have not been blown out. They have not broken down. They have not completely stunk. Yet, the Giants sit at the bottom of the NFC East after one-fourth of the season has passed. The Eagles sit atop the division at 3-1. They have been trounced once (…Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Cowboys Monday meltdownYeah, I have plenty to say about what happened to the Cowboys on "Monday Night Football," but that's for a little bit later this morning. For purposes of this post, all that matters is that the Cowboys are 2-2 and their 1-0 division record put…Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012The host Cowboys stumbled mightily throughout their abysmal 34-18 loss to the Bears. But credit Chicago for taking full advantage of a slew of mistakes by Dallas, writes Chris Burke.Share TweetLance Briggs and Charles Tillman returned interceptions for touchdowns, and the Chicago Bears beat the Dallas Cowboys 34-18 on Monday night.Share Tweet
NFL32OT: RGIII Continues To ShineOct 2Episode 198: Tim Hasselbeck breaks down RGIII's great start. The NFL32 crew break down the Cowboys offensive collapse against the Bears.
Buy or Sell?: Should Tebow start?Oct 2Is it time for Tim Tebow to replace Mark Sanchez? Darren Sharper and Heath Evans debate that, plus whether the Packers are the best team in the NFL and if it's time for the Cowboys to get rid of Dez Bryant.
NFL Live OT: Cowboys Offense StrugglingOct 2Damien Woody, Tedy Bruschi and Eric Mangini talk about communication issues between Tony Romo and Dez Bryant in loss to Chicago.
Drew Pearson: 'Romo is trying to do too much'Oct 2Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson discusses the struggles of both Tony Romo and Dez Bryant and explains why there is a disconnect between the two players.