4:46 AM EDT, Wed August 20, 2014
Newsday 7 hours ago
Odell Beckham Jr. sits out Giants practice, won't play vs. Jets

Odell Beckham Jr. sits out Giants practice, won't play vs. Jets

Odell Beckham Jr. may need to visit the Hospital for Special Semantics.
Howie Kussoy / New York Post 8 hours ago

Beckham injury a huge bummer — unless you’re an upstart WR

Odell Beckham Jr.’s latest hamstring issue is bad news for the Giants, but not bad news for everyone on the Giants. With the team’s first-round pick essentially out since training...
New York Daily News 15 hours ago

Odell Beckham Jr. not practicing, Giants say it's rest day for rookie

Just when you thought Odell Beckham was ready for action, he is out of action again. On Tuesday, the Giants' first round pick appeared to be sitting out practice.

NFL practice squads expand to 10 players

We talkin' bout practice... squad. It's official: the NFL and the NFLPA have agreed to expand practice squad limits from 8 players to 10. The possibility of this change was first reported on Monday night. This agreement will only apply to the 2014 and 2015 NFL seasons unless a further extension is agreed upon. This is good news. It means that 64 new jobs have just been created. This expansion means more room for developmental players. The NFL also announced changes to practice squad eligibility. The two additional spots have different rules than the other original eight spots. See...
Brandon Lee Gowton / Bleeding Green Nation 12 hours ago

Philadelphia Eagles release Jason Phillips

In what turns out to be the team's first transaction since May 20, 2014, the Philadelphia Eagles announced they have released veteran inside linebacker Jason Phillips. Phillips, 28, was originally signed by the Eagles during the 2013 NFL offseason. He figured to be a key backup inside linebacker as...

Stephen Bowen’s restructuring saves Washington $1.9 million

The Redskins saved roughly $1.9 million in salary cap room when they restructured defensive end Stephen Bowen’s contract, according to a person familiar with the deal. Bowen was set to count $4 million against the cap this season, but now will count roughly $2.1 million. Bowen agreed to reduce his base salary from $4 million […]
Washington Post 14 hours ago

DC Sports Bog: Mike Ditka says Redskins name debate is ‘so stupid it’s appalling’

CBS Sports broadcaster Phil Simms said Monday the he is considering not using the Redskins name when he calls the “Thursday Night Football” Redskins-Giants game on Sept. 25 because he is sensitive to complaints about the name. Former Chicago Bears coach and ESPN analyst Mike Ditka made it clear that he has no such reservations about using the name in a recent interview with Mike Richman of RedskinsHistorian.com. Read full article >>
Washington Post 12 hours ago

Despite win over Cleveland, Redskins fail to follow Jay Gruden’s instructions

Coach Jay Gruden stressed two fundamentals before his Washington Redskins charged onto FedEx Field for their second preseason game: Protect the football and eliminate penalties. On both counts, Washington took a step backward under the white-hot glare of “Monday Night Football,” yet came away with a 24-23 victory over the Cleveland Browns, who had their own share of misadventures in the heavily hyped clash. Read full article >>
ESPN1stTake 11 hours ago
Video: Stephen A.: I'm Concerned about RGIII

Watch: Stephen A.: I'm Concerned about RGIII

First Take's Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss Robert Griffin III's performance against the Cleveland Browns on Monday Night Football.

NFL and NFLPA agree to expand teams’ practice squads from eight to 10 players in 2014, 2015 seasons

FROM THE NFL: The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to expand NFL Practice Squads for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Absent an extension of the agreement, the current rules will be reinstated beginning with the 2016 season. …
philly.com 3 hours ago
Polk's injury hurting chances to make Eagles

Polk's injury hurting chances to make Eagles

Running back Chris Polk hasn't practiced since suffering a torn hamstring last month.

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philly.com 3 hours ago

Eagles Notebook: Eagles' kicker gets verbal kick in pants

Special-teams coach Dave Fipp says they need to see game improvement from Alex Henery, while keeping an eye out for other kickers.

Don’t like all the penalties being called during the preseason? Jerry Jones says blame teams like Seattle

It’s not a secret that penalties are being called more frequently during the preseason games this year. Last Friday, 32 penalties were assessed in New Orleans’ 31-24 victory over Tennessee. According to research done by Sports Day columnist Rick Gosselin, …
New York Daily News 5 hours ago
Giants Insider: Jerrel Jernigan OK with receiving criticism

Giants Insider: Jerrel Jernigan OK with receiving criticism

Jerrel Jernigan won’t argue with the criticism he has drawn from Tom Coughlin. On Monday, the Giants coach expressed annoyance with his fourth-year receiver, saying that Jernigan had “not necessarily” carried his late-season 2013 breakout into training camp and hinting that he should have caught one of Eli Manning’s deep passes in Saturday’s preseason win in Indianapolis.
philly.com 5 hours ago

Concerns about McCoy's toe "overblown," Kelly says

Chip Kelly joked that he does not think LeSean McCoy will ever play again. The Eagles coach took a sarcastic approach Tuesday to the attention devoted to McCoy's left big toe, which kept the running back out of practice on Sunday. McCoy said his toe was sore and compared it to a less severe form of turf toe.
Express-Times 5 hours ago

Philadelphia Eagles pick up Kenjon Barner from Carolina Panthers

Last year, Barner was drafted in the sixth round by the Panthers.
Fort-Worth Star Telegram 7 hours ago
Rise and fall: Cowboys LBs McClain, Carter on opposite paths

Rise and fall: Cowboys LBs McClain, Carter on opposite paths

Ronald McClain is rising and Bruce Carter is falling as the Dallas Cowboys seek best combinations at linebacker.
Newsday 8 hours ago

Eli Manning, practical joker, is an object of payback

Eli Manning may be under pressure because of his slow transition to the West Coast offense, but the Giants quarterback remains a practical joker, and an object of payback.
CSN Washington 8 hours ago

Gruden: 'Wasn't going to call a pass in a million years'

Jay Gruden says he "wasn't going to call a pass in a million years" with the Redskins on the goal line. Check out more of his comments on the Browns game.

NFC East Player News

  • 6 Odell Beckham Jr.

    Odell Beckham Jr.

    Beckham injury a huge bummer — unless you’re an upstart WR

  • 3 Eli Manning

    Eli Manning

    Eli Manning, practical joker, is an object of payback

  • 3 Bruce Carter

    Bruce Carter

    Rise and fall: Cowboys LBs McClain, Carter on opposite paths

  • 3 Amobi Okoye

    Amobi Okoye

    Dallas Cowboys DT Amobi Okoye takes next step in comeback attempt

  • 2 Tony Romo

    Tony Romo

    Don’t expect Cowboys QB Tony Romo to play much more than two series against Miami

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