NFC Notes: Eagles, Giants, Washington

     

Eagles

Giants

  • Art Stapleton reports that Giants T Andrew Thomas and his representatives continue to work on a contract with the team, and are optimistic it can be done by team physicals on Monday. Thomas took part in team testing Thursday.
  • Stapleton adds that Thomas wanted to report to camp regardless of whether his deal was finalized and did so. He will continue to participate as negotiations continue.

Washington

  • The Fritz-Pollard Alliance is making inquiries to determine if Washington followed the Rooney Rule when hiring EVP Terry Bateman and senior VP of media Julie Donaldson. (Mark Maske)
  • Bateman revealed the Washington Football Team was never close to selecting a new team name before deciding on the interim name for 2020. (Les Carpenter)
  • Bateman said keeping the burgundy and gold color scheme is likely one of their priorities with a new name: “That’s not something we ever discussed changing. We want to preserve the history. We have a great history, we want to link it in. The burgundy & gold is an important part of who we are. I can’t see that changing, but that’s not my call.” (John Keim)
  • Washington is hiring Diana Hymowitz as a Football Operations Assistant according to her Twitter account.
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