NFC East Notes: Cowboys, Eagles, Giants

Cowboys

Cowboys C Travis Frederick (Guillain-Barré syndrome) said during an interview with 105.3 The Fan on Tuesday that he likely won’t return this season, but he hopes to back in 2019.

I’m doing pretty well. Things have started to move along in the right direction,” Frederick said, via NFL.com. “I’m not sure if I’m going to be able to play football at this point this year, but I feel very good about where I’m headed moving into next year.”

“I have certainly made progress, but at this point in the season, having not been able to do my football movements. … even if I was 100 percent strength-wise to be able to come back and play. … I’m still six or eight weeks out from that,” Frederick added.

  • Cowboys HC Jason Garrett said he expects WR Cole Beasley to practice on Wednesday to some degree after suffering a foot injury late in last week’s game.
  • As for LT Tyron Smith (stinger) and LB Sean Lee (hamstring), Garrett mentioned that they will not practice on Wednesday. (Todd Archer)

Eagles

Eagles TE Zach Ertz said that setting the team’s single-season record for receptions was “very special” but pointed out that getting the win was the “most important.

To set the record at home is obviously very special,” Ertz said on Monday, via Mike Kaye of NJ Advance Media. “At the same time, the most important thing for me tonight was getting the win.”

Giants

  • Jordan Raanan reports that Giants S Landon Collins will undergo surgery to repair a partially torn labrum in his shoulder. 
  • Collins is expected to require 4-6 months to recover from the procedure, which could complicate his future.
  • The Giants will reportedly place Collins on injured reserve in the coming days. (NFLTR)

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