NFC East Notes: Cowboys, Eagles, Giants

     

Cowboys

During an interview with 105.3 The Fan, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones claimed that HC Jason Garrett would have “five offers for head coaching” if he was available.

“If Jason Garrett had been out on the market two weeks ago, he would’ve had five offers for head coaching,” Jones said, via Pro Football Talk. “I know that.”

As for a possible extension for Garrett, Jones said he had no updates at this time.

I don’t have any comments this morning about extensions, because my options are open,” Jones said. “Nobody knows, because I don’t know this morning, and I’m the last say.”

  • Todd Archer reports that the Cowboys have re-signed Marc Colombo to a new deal to serve as the team’s offensive line coach in 2019.

Eagles

Eagles QB Carson Wentz admitted that Nick Foles‘ success in Philadelphia could create pressure for him

“It could [add pressure]. Without a doubt,” Wentz said, via Pro Football Talk. “You look at that and you could say it could put more pressure. I mean, you can say coming into the season there was more pressure. But I do everything I can to block that stuff out. I think right now, going forward, my focus is getting my body right. And to play this game freely the way I did last year before the injury and cut it loose. Get rid of all that pressure and anxiety and whatever it may be, just play the game freely. And that’s where I’m going to get to.

  • On Tuesday, Eagles HC Doug Pederson announced that “Carson [Wentz] is the quarterback moving forward.” (Reuben Frank)
  • Regarding Wentz’s durability, Eagles executive VP Howie Roseman said they have “confidence in his ability to be our quarterback and to be hopefully a 19-game starter.” (Mike Garafolo)
  • Roseman said they would love to keep Nick Foles, but haven’t had discussions yet about his return. (Les Bowen)
  • Pederson said all three coordinators — Jim Schwartz, Mike Groh and Dave Fipp — will return in 2019. (Jeff McLane)

Giants

  • Jordan Raanan reports that Giants QB Kyle Lauletta pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a disorderly persons offense and two tickets — improper turn and disregarding an officer’s instructions.
  • According to Raanan, the other charges were dropped and as part of the conditional dismissal program. Although, Lauletta will have all charges dropped if he avoids further trouble over next 12 months.
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John Storch
1 year ago

REALLY!!!!! A traffic infraction and Lauletta warrants all of this negativity. GET REAL!!!!! Yet!!!!! Kareem Hunt physically abuses an under 21 year old woman on hotel video. And all you hear about Hunt is: when will Hunt be reinstated or the Bears have interest in signing Hunt. Not to forget!!!!! Sheriff Goofball Goodell hasn’t put Hunt on his exempt list. Why is that?! The video clearly depicts, what the NFL is supposedly against. But!!!!! Goodell thought Josh Gordon needed to be put immediately back on the exempt list. I guess marijuana and alcohol use are higher offenses then literally “knocking… Read more »