Tuesday Beastlines: Phillips, McNabb, more
January, 19, 2010
By Matt Mosley | ESPN.com
Let's take a quick look at the top storylines from around the NFC East. I realize that you're perfectly capable of finding these stories on your own, but allow me to save you a little time.
- Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com thinks that Wade Phillips has earned the right to coach another season.
- It's a done deal that Phillips is coming back in 2010, according to The Dallas Morning News. A source also confirmed that nightfall will arrive at approximately 6:10 p.m. local time.
- The man who once spent countless hours explaining the salary cap to me, Todd Archer of the DMN, has a helpful guide to the offseason.
- Jacques Taylor says it's high time the Cowboys made Felix Jones the starter.
- A man who covered the Cowboys of the early '90s, Tim Cowlishaw, says this current group won't be able to pull off any miracles this offseason.
- Did you hear that Brett Favre performed "Pants on the Ground" following Sunday's win? Good thing Keith Brooking wasn't around.
- Jen Engel of the Star-Telegram pays tribute to Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
- A radio icon in Philly has reported that Brian Westbrook's career is in jeopardy because of a left knee injury.
- Bob Ford says Eagles fans should hold off on saying their goodbyes to Donovan McNabb. Bob also digs up some numbers that illustrate how tough it is for a first-year starter to lead a team to the Super Bowl. Ford's research staff is second to none.
- Rich Hofmann, the esteemed columnist for the Daily News, says the Eagles need to start at the back end of their defense while making changes.
- Philly native and Inquirer columnist John Gonzalez has a funny column on Eagles fans.
- Is there any way for a Giants fan to root for the Jets?
- In case you missed it, Gary Myers of the Daily News said that Tom Coughlin is one more bad season away from getting canned.
- Left tackle David Diehl and right guard Chris Snee will join Shaun O'Hara at the Pro Bowl, according to Ralph Vacchiano.
- Perry Fewell's former players are saying some nice things about him, writes the Post's Paul Schwartz.