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NFC East update: Redskins ditch ex-Cowboys kicker for ex-Cowboys training camp kickerdallasnews.com Oct 9, 2012ASHBURN, Va. - The Washington Redskins released struggling kicker Billy Cundiff on Tuesday and replaced him with free agent Kai Forbath. Forbath emerged as the winner in a tryout at Redskins Park. He won the Lou Groza Award with UCLA in 2009 as the topShare TweetKyle Williams circled this week's game against the New York Giants as soon as the NFL schedule was released in April.Share TweetESPN's "E:60" will air a feature on New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck tonight at 7 pm ET. It includes a wide-ranging interview with ESPN.com NFL columnist Jeffri Chadiha that touches on Tuck's incredibly small-town roots in Alabama. Yo…Share Tweet
James Harrison Didn't Sack Michael Vick Because He Was "Worried More About A Fine"deadspin.com Oct 9, 2012Since the NFL instituted its "more significant discipline" for shots to the head two years ago, James Harrison has been a remorseless re-offender. He's been fined six times under the new protocol, and he's seemingly bitched about it just as of…Share TweetThe Washington Redskins have signed former UCLA kicker Kai Forbath, according to multiple reports and Forbath's own Twitter account. The Redskins have announced that Billy Cundiff, who has missed four field goal attempts in the past two weeks including …Share TweetApparently Willie Colon now has more to apologize for than his four holding penalties. Colon said Monday that his teammate Ben Roethlisberger thought the Eagles “were going after his head,” but his quarterback circled back Tuesday to deny that. “I jShare Tweet
The RG3 watch continuesNo, in answer to many questions, there has been no news yet today on the condition of Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III. There's not likely to be any today, either, since the Redskins don't practice or speak to the media on Tuesd…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 Tweet
Antrel Rolle said knee pain is “lingering” after hitting cameraprofootballtalk.com Oct 9, 2012Antrel Rolle never imagined his knee would still be sore three weeks after slamming into a cameraman in Charlotte. But the Giants safety said Tuesday on WFAN (via Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News) that the knee is a “lingering” issue. Now yoShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 9, 2012When the subject of rookies comes up with the Washington Redskins, the conversation is almost always about Robert Griffin III. That makes sense. It’s a quarterback league, Griffin was the second overall pick and the Redskins have needed a long-term soluShare Tweet
Prominent QBs strugglingOct 9What is wrong with Panthers QB Cam Newton, Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Eagles QB Michael Vick? Charlie Casserly explains what each of these quarterbacks needs to do to improve offensively.
Will the Dallas Cowboys lose 4 out of 5?Oct 9The "NFL Total Access" crew debates whether the Cowboys are struggling enough that they will lose four out of the next five games and fall to 3-6.
NFL32OT: Cowboys Look For New StartOct 9Episode 203: Brian Dawkins breaks down how the Cowboys can improve. The NFL32 crew discuss which running back can turn things around Chris Johnson or Darren McFadden.
Hot Button: On The Hot SeatOct 9ESPN Dallas' Tim MacMahon and Ben Rogers discuss whose seat is hotter, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett or Rangers skipper Ron Washington.