NFC East Notes: Cowboys, Eagles, Giants, Redskins


  • Cowboys G Connor Williams will undergo a scope on his knee and miss some time. (David Moore)
  • Dallas is expected to move Xavier Su’a-Filo into the starting lineup to replace Williams. 
  • Cowboys DE Robert Quinn earned an $880,000 bonus for topping seven sacks this season on Sunday. (Spotrac)



  • Per SNY’s Ralph Vacchiano, Giants HC Pat Shurmur said the team wasn’t considering putting RB Saquon Barkley on injured reserve and ending his season: “He was in today. He’s feeling much better. He’s fine. I saw him today and he said he’s feeling a lot better.”
  • Shurmur added he was not considering making any changes to the coaching staff after the Giants gave the Jets their second win of the season Sunday: “I’m not going to make any coaching changes. It’s important we coach and play better – period.” (Art Stapleton)
  • Shurmur mentioned the Giants liked how OT Nick Gates filled in on Sunday and he could be a long-term option: “We think he’s got a chance to be a good player.” (Vacchiano)
  • Giants TE Rhett Ellison was placed in the concussion protocol following Sunday’s game. Giants OT Nate Solder and CB Janoris Jenkins also both suffered concussions. (Pat Leonard)


  • Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer says that Redskins QB Colt McCoy likely won’t play again this season except in extreme emergency as he’s seen as Jay Gruden‘s guy.”

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