Around the NFC East: Media Links Roundup
- Updated: February 26, 2014
Media Links Roundup
A collection of NFC East news stories from around the web
Washington Redskins News
Doug Williams Attending Player Interviews at Combine – Hogs Haven
Williams’s college coaching experience helps the Redskins
Why the Increase to the Salary Cap Might Not be a Good Thing for the Redskins | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
A look at why the increase in cap dollars may not be such a benefit to the Redskins this offseason.
RG III: We’re getting a fresh start – NFC East Blog – ESPN
Robert Griffin III started working out weeks ago, wanting to avoid a repeat of this past season. And making up for lost time because of his knee surge
Need to Know: Alfred Morris’ top five performances | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, February 24, 15 days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Here are Alfred Morris’ five best career games in terms of yards gained rushing. 1. Week 17, 2012 vs.
Bruce Allen ‘disappointed’ in Fred Davis
“I’m disappointed for Fred,” Allen said Friday during a round-table interview with local reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine. “We really can’t comment on the suspension because that’s a league matter with Fred. But I heard, like everyone else about what happened yesterday, and that’s disappointing.”
Jay Gruden said RG3 ‘mentally tough’ enough to bounce back for Redskins | Shutdown Corner – Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: INDIANAPOLIS —New head coach Jay Gruden is putting the finishing touches on the Washington Redskins’ playbook, and he will roll it out to quarterback Robert Griffin III and the rest of the offense when the team hits the April OTAs
Need to Know: Five who are more valuable to the Redskins than to another team | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, February 19, 20 days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Here are five pending Redskins free agents (update: four plus one who just signed) who are more valuable to Washington than to any other team.
Experts’ take: Jim Haslett’s return – NFC East Blog – ESPN
The Redskins face numerous questions this offseason. Too many to mention, perhaps. But there are a number that can be addressed and answered — with t
Fred Davis suspended indefinitely | Comcast SportsNet Washington
This time, however, the 28-year-old says the positive test was triggered by supplement that contained a banned substance, not marijuana. The NFL declined to comment on Davis’ situation beyond the 27-word statement it released earlier in the day. “I would like to clarify the circumstances that resulted in my current suspension,” said Davis in a statement released by the NFL Players Association. “In the past, I made the mistake of knowingly ingesting a banned substance. For over two years, I’ve worked very hard to eliminate marijuana from my life, and I have not had a positive test for it since 2011.”
Philadelphia Eagles News
LT Jason Peters Signed Through 2018
The best left tackle in the league is staying in Philadelphia. One year removed from a season lost to a torn and re-torn Achilles and months removed from a demonstratively impressive bounceback season that saw him start 16 games and earn Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors, Jason Peters made sure Wednesday that he’ll be paving the way for Chip Kelly’s high-octane offense for years to come.
The Importance of Keeping Riley Cooper – Bleeding Green Nation
Forget the combine and all its statistics. Chemistry wins Super Bowls, and Chip Kelly is developing it.
Eagles Rumors: DeMeco Ryans is Staying, Jason Avant is Likely Gone – Bleeding Green Nation
Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer posted a column pertaining to some of the sourced information he’s heard during his time at the 2014 NFL Combine this past week. Here are some of the highlights.
New York Giants News
Reese: Giants will be younger in 2014 | New York Post
“There’s going to be a significant difference in our roster,” said Reese, whose team has missed the playoffs the last two seasons and four of the past five years. “It’s going to have a lot of young players, and we’ll go out in free agency and see if we can find some guys that will fill some holes for us.”
10 Things we learned at the Combine
Giants.com highlights the top stories from the NFL Scouting Combine
The Giants made Cowboys owner Jerry Jones cry | NJ.com
Poor Jerry. Or not.
New York Giants free-agent possibilities if Justin Tuck leaves – ESPN New York
New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese said last week at the NFL scouting combine that he expects defensive end Justin Tuck to test the free-agen
Franchise/transition tags: New York Giants – ESPN New York
Monday is the first day NFL teams can designate franchise or transition tags in an effort to keep players they deem most valuable off the market. (The
Dallas Cowboys News
Manziel measures under 6 feet, eyes top 4 in NFL Draft | Dallas Cowboys | Latest news and vid…
Texas A&M star Johnny Manziel insists he’s tall enough after coming up a tad short at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Ware undergoes successful elbow surgery | Dallas Cowboys | Latest news and video on the Dalla…
Dallas defensive end DeMarcus Ware is expected to be ready for off-season work after having elbow surgery on Tuesday.
Young Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith will cash in big time – ESPN Dallas
IRVING, Texas — Jason Peters already had the highest average-per-year salary for left tackles before signing a four-year extension with the Philadelp
Dallas roster not stripped, but retooled – Dallas Cowboys Blog – ESPN Dallas
IRVING, Texas — On Sunday, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said stripping down the team and going through a complete overhaul is impossible in large
Cowboys have had talks with agent for Jason Hatcher, Anthony Spencer – ESPN Dallas
Cowboys have had talks with the agent for Jason Hatcher and Anthony Spencer
NFL considering giving 15-yard penalty for on-field use of racial slur | Shutdown Corner – Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: INDIANAPOLIS — Baltimore Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome, who also serves on the NFL’s competition committee, said the NFL is considering adding a rule for the 2014 season where players would be penalized for using the N-word on the field during … Continue reading →
Aaron Hernandez involved in prison altercation, according to sheriff – ESPN Boston
A Massachusetts sheriff says former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been involved in a prison altercation.
Scouting combine – Impressive 2014 class done showing off – ESPN
Let the draft debate begin now that the impressive 2014 class is done showing off at the scouting combine, writes John Clayton.
Russell Wilson of Seattle Seahawks says he would like to own professional team – ESPN
Russell Wilson said he wants to be a team owner at some point after his football career is over.
NFL sued by Minnesota police groups for banning off-duty officers from carrying weapons to games | Shutdown Corner – Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: The National Football league prohibits off-duty officers from bringing guns into their stadiums. Two Minnesota law-enforcement agencies have a problem with that rule. As a result, those agencies have filed a lawsuit against the NFL challenging its authority to prohibit