NFC Notes: Cowboys, Eagles, Giants, Washington

     

Cowboys

Eagles

The decline of the Eagles since winning the Super Bowl after the 2017 season has also matched the puzzling regression of QB Carson Wentz. The former No. 2 pick has gone from playing at an MVP level to leading the league in interceptions. If it was one thing, it would be fixed by now, but the reasons behind Wentz’s fall are complicated. Both he, the coaching staff and the team around him share in the blame. 

“Their reality is the team around Carson isn’t nearly as good as it used to be,” a current NFL scout told FanSided’s Matt Lombardo. “Their offensive line has been decimated by injuries, their wide receiving corps is banged up, and the running game just isn’t there from week to week. He’s definitely part of the issue and his decision-making is worse than ever, but all that goes hand-in-hand.”

Giants

  • NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero writes new Giants OL coach Dave DeGuglielmo was actually hired as a consultant a week ago and was supposed to start at the end of the week. 
  • DeGuglielmo was supposed to work alongside former OL coach Marc Colombo. But Colombo didn’t react well to the news which resulted in his firing Wednesday, per NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo
  • Garafolo reiterates a report from NorthJersey.com’s Art Stapleton and others on the beat that the argument between Colombo and HC Joe Judge was not physical. 
  • ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler writes if the Giants don’t end up picking in the top ten, their best option might be trying to make it work with QB Daniel Jones for another season. 

Washington

  • Per Nicki Jhabvala of the Washington Post, Washington OT Morgan Moses moved over to the left side after an injury on Sunday and HC Ron Rivera said he could stay there this week. 
  • ESPN’s John Keim reports Washington will stick with starting K Dustin Hopkins going forward.
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