Around the NFC East: The Week That was (May 27-31)

Here is a collection of NFC East news links from the last week

NEW YORK GIANTS NEWS

Giants’ Kyle Bosworth always playing in shadow of his uncle, Brian Bosworth | NJ.com
Fourth-year linebacker officially signed with Giants Thursday

Hakeem Nicks’ absence annoys Tom Coughlin – ESPN
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Hey, if Tom Coughlin’s going to play the part of the cranky football coach, at least he’s honest about it. The New York Giant

Giants sign veteran LB Kyle Bosworth and rookie free-agent TE Chase Clement | NJ.com
Kyle Bosworth is the nephew of former NFL LB Brian Bosworth

Ramses Barden receives another chance from NY Giants with Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks absent – NY Daily News
Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks may not be back to work just yet. But an old teammate of theirs is more than happy to be back on the job.

Terrell Thomas looking to do individuals soon – ESPN New York
Terrell Thomas is trying to exert more self-control this time around. Last year, Thomas busted his rear end to make it back for training camp after

What can Giants expect from Jason Pierre-Paul in 2013? – Big Blue View
Why did JPPs production fall off in 2013 and what can the Giants expect in 2013? Pro Football Focus helps us take a closer

 

DALLAS COWBOYS NEWS

Cowboys notes: Dallas signs tackle, long snapper | Dallas Cowboys | Latest news and video on …
With Shugarts’ signing, the Cowboys have six tackles on the roster, including Doug Free, Tyron Smith, Jermey Parnell, Darrion Weems and Edawn Coughman.

Anthony Spencer hopes to finish his career with the Cowboys by signing a long-term deal | Dal…
“I’m really not worried about it,” Spencer said. “I come here; I work, and then I go home and relax. If it gets done, it gets done. I have the same attitude I had last year. It ended up working out for me, so I don’t worry about it much.”

Video: Debating Tony Romo’s new role – NFC East Blog – ESPN
The “NFL Live” crew — specifically Mark Schlereth and Herm Edwards in this video clip — took up the question of this “increased responsibility” quarterback Tony Romo is assuming in the Dallas Cowboys’ offense in the wake of his contract extension.

Dallas Cowboys Young Guns: Top 10 Players Under The Age Of 25 – Blogging The Boys
A few years down the road, some of the young players currently on the roster will be the faces of the Dallas Cowboys. We take a look at who the top ten Cowboys players under the age of 25 are.

Rob Ryan, who ‘got feelings hurt’ by Cowboys, using snub in new home | Dallasnews.com – News for Dallas, Texas – SportsDayDFW
“I don’t like getting fired,” Ryan said Thursday during his first meeting with reporters since Sean Payton hired him in February to revamp New Orleans’ last-ranked defense. “I know I got my feelings hurt and so did our players. We’re looking to do something about it.”

Dez Bryant is driven – NFC East Blog – ESPN
The talent has always been there. The questions with Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant have been about off-field issues. But with those not curr

Rebuilding In The Offseason Is Not Just About Team Structure For Dallas Cowboys – Blogging The Boys
While the team is undergoing a lot of changes to improve this season, the players in many cases are working hard to be individually better as well.

 

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES NEWS

Barkley Thrilled With Kelly’s Offense
“What I learned along the way, I think, set me up really well for the NFL and Philadelphia,” Barkley said on this week’s edition of Eagles Live! with Dave Spadaro.

Johnson Practices As First-Teamer
For the first time in his brief career, first-round pick Lane Johnson lined up as the starting right tackle in front of the assembled media on Monday. With Jason Peters absent, Johnson took over with the first unit while Dennis Kelly slid to Peters’ left tackle spot. Because Peters was out all of last week, it’s likely that this wasn’t Johnson’s first practice with the starters, but it was his first time presented as a first-teamer.

Head Coach Chip Kelly
Press Conference

Expect A New Tempo On Special Teams
Special teams may be considered the third phase of football, but under new coordinator Dave Fipp it, too, is in the process of a facelift much like the offense and the defense.

Eagles QB Coach Gives Us A Snapshot Of QB’s | GCOBB.COM
Yesterday Eagles quarterback coach Bill Lazor said it was too early say which of his quarterbacks, Michael Vick, Nick Foles, Matt Barkley, Dennis Dixon and G.J.

State of the Eagles Roster: Safeties
The Eagles finished their second week of OTAs this week, and they will practice throughout the next two weeks. After those practices, Chip Kelly will have a better idea of the Eagles roster. But there’s a lot that will happen between now and then.

 

WASHINGTON REDSKINS NEWS

Joe Theismann says RGIII is a more refined quarterback

Robert Griffin III’s father says he’d like to see ‘a lot’ of passing in Redskins’ offense – The Washington Post
The father of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said Wednesday that he hopes the team’s attack evolves in 2013 into more of a passing offense and one that relies less on his son’s legs.

Morris: Redskins motivated by ‘a bad taste in our mouth’ – Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
The Redskins had two rookies in their offensive backfield who set the NFL on fire last year. One of them, quarterback Robert Griffin III, has spent his offseason rehabbing his reconstructed right knee. The other, running back Alfred Morris, has been waiting to get back to work. “I’m glad to be back, I’ve been bored this offseason,” said Morris. “Just happy and excited to be back with my teammates to build off of what we accomplished last year.” The Redskins’…

Redskins Sign Jordan Reed, Have all Draft Picks Signed now
The Washington Redskins have now signed all of their draft picks from this years NFL draft as they signed tight end Jordan Reed on Friday.

Ranking the Redskins Defensive Players By Importance | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Ranking the Redskins Defensive Players by Importance for the 2013 season.

RGIII Serves as Grand Marshall of DC’s Memorial Day Parade

Film Sessions: Josh Morgan 2012 All Regular Season Targets and Catches
The signing of Josh Morgan was met with some raised eyebrows a year ago, but the D.C born Redskin quickly won people over with his attitude…and then lost it after a boneheaded but completely overblown penalty versus the Rams. Still, Morgan seemed to redeem himself in the eyes of most fans with his hard running and a few spectacular catches.

Redskins Position Battles: Runningbacks
This will be the first of many posts about upcoming Redskins position battles heading into training camp this year.

Redskins All-Decade Team 2001-2010: Offense | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
A look at the Redskins top players on offense from 2001-2010.

 

NFC EAST NEWS

Eight in the Box: RB status check – NFC East Blog – ESPN
How does each NFC East team look at running back, and what still needs to be done? Dallas Cowboys After a season in which they ranked third in the l

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