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profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 12, 2012
Jerry Jones’s new stadium is big and fancy, but it doesn’t necessarily give the Cowboys much of a home-field advantage. That’s the word from Hall of Fame former Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman, who says he doesn’t think Dallas fans are the type toShare Tweet
yahoo.com Oct 12, 2012Washington Redskins first round quarterback Robert Griffin practiced fully on Friday and is expected to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Griffin suffered a concussion in last week's loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Wide receiver Pierre Garcon (…Share TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has practiced for the second straight day and there is a chance he will play Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers in a rematch of the NFC title game.Share TweetIt doesn't generally take a lot to annoy San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh -- the man is a great football mind, but one suspects that he'd wake up grumpy about a failed third-down conversion that happened five years ago if he was vacationing i…Share TweetWashington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, who left Sunday's loss to the Falcons with a concussion, was a full participant in practice Friday but is officially listed as questionable on the team's injury report for this Sunday's game against th…Share Tweet
Redskins' RG3 full-go at practice, set to playWashington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is still on track to start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.Share TweetI have not seen the Dallas Cowboys in person since Week 1, so Saturday night I will drive past Philadelphia and stop short of Washington, D.C., and stay the night in Baltimore, where on Sunday I will watch the Cowboys face off against the Baltimore Rave…Share TweetPro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network will be getting a jump on Sunday with a pair of players from the AFC North on Friday afternoon. Erik Kuselias will speak with Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith ahead of this weekend’s date with the Cowboys. SmithâShare Tweet
Cowboys welcome three starters back to lineup this weekThe Cowboys know they’ll have three starters back in the lineup at Baltimore Sunday, and are awaiting word on a fourth. Nose tackle Jay Ratliff (ankle), defensive end Kenyon Coleman (knee) and center Phil Costa (back) were all listed as probable, accordShare TweetOkay, so, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick spent the week carrying a football around the team's training facility to help drill himself on the importance of not dropping it during games anymore. It's a trick that's been successfully employed…Share TweetAnthony Spencer's pectoral strain could keep him out of a second straight game and defensive coordinator Rob Ryan isn't so sure the Cowboys' outside linebacker will be able to play anytime soon.Share Tweet
For many 49ers, the bitterness toward Giants remainsKyle Williams isn’t the only 49ers player who looks at this week’s game with the Giants as a chance at redemption. From top to bottom of the 49ers roster, there’s a pain that came with last year’s loss in the NFC Championship Game that they can’Share Tweet
Final Word: NFC EastFive nuggets of knowledge about Week 6: Y'all ain't got no Honey Nut? History says things will be tough for the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday in Baltimore. The Ravens are 3-0 all time against the Cowboys and have outscored them 57-10 the past two times the t…Share Tweet
Mark Sanchez, Peyton Manning, the Giants: Answers to Readers' Questionsnytimes.com Oct 12, 2012Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 12, 2012Last week, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick created a stir when he tweeted what appeared to be a Rockwellian picture of himself playing on his iPad while his daughter studied at the kitchen table. The stir occurred when people noticed a box …Share TweetWhen Cowboys fullback Lawrence Vickers, hardly a future Hall of Famer, fired back at Ray Lewis earlier this week, it underscored what has become evident at times this season. Ray Lewis isn’t necessarily Ray Lewis anymore. The Ravens middle linebacker isShare Tweet
Breakfast links: Flacco or Romo?Philadelphia Eagles LeSean McCoy would like to be more involved in the passing game, since that was always fun back when he used to be. Of course, I think a lot of people would like to be more involved in the Eagles' passing game right about now. Couple…Share Tweet
'Playbook': Cowboys vs. RavensOct 12The "Playbook" crew explains why the running game will be important for both teams in the Dallas Cowboys' Week 6 matchup with the Baltimore Ravens.
'Playbook': Vikings vs. RedskinsOct 12Brian Baldinger, Shannon Sharpe and Donovan McNabb explain how the Minnesota Vikings have gotten off to a hot start and why they can continue it against the Washington Redskins in Week 6.
'Playbook': New York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ersOct 12The "Playbook" crew explains how the running game for the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers will determine which team has the better chance to win in Week 6.
'Playbook': Detroit Lions vs. Philadelphia EaglesOct 12Will the Lions offense be able to avoid the pressure by CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie? The "Playbook" crew explains why the Lions receivers will have a tough time, especially if they keep dropping balls.