Let's take a quick spin around the division this morning. I'll be away from the blog for much of the day while preparing two columns for Saturday. Thanks in advance for your patience:
In an effort to reduce a staggering amount of penalties, Wade Phillips is hosting officials at practice -- for the rest of the season, according to ESPNDallas.com's excellent beat man Calvin Watkins.
Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News delves into this topic as well.
David Moore of the DMN says that more teams are going to pick on Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins after seeing all the penalties he's drawn.
Here's what DeMarcus Ware said to reporters about Jerry Jones' speech this week.
The Dallas Morning News now providing transcripts from Nate Newton's radio show on ESPN 103.3 FM in Dallas-Fort Worth. Nate said he'd start "getting rid of players."
Brandon Williams has received a promotion on special teams, according to Watkins of ESPNDallas.com.
Eagles left tackle King Dunlap is returning to his hometown Sunday, writes the Inquirer's Jeff McLane. He's trying to guard against being too excited.
Ed Barkowitz of the Daily News says that Chris Johnson will pose quite a threat to the Eagles' D.
Les Bowen of the Daily News says this should be a good measuring-stick game for the Eagles.
Mathias Kiwanuka says there's no timetable on his return from a neck injury, according to Hank Gola and Ralph Vacchiano of the Daily News.
Chase Blackburn thinks the league's new emphasis on helmet-to-helmet hits will result in more ACL tears, writes Gola.
The NFL said the Giants were in compliance with league rules when they placed Victor Cruz on injured reserve because of a hamstring issue, writes Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com.
Former Rutgers player Shaun O'Hara wants to help Eric LeGrand, the defensive tackle who suffered a spinal cord injury this past Saturday.
Mike Garafolo has more on Kiwanuka's injury.
Johnette Howard of ESPNNewYork.com has the latest from safety Deon Grant regarding the league's push for player safety.
John Keim of the Washington Examiner has a report on Carlos Rogers' butterfingers.
Rick Maese of the Post says that Mike Shanahan's trying to get Donovan McNabb to "widen his base" before he throws.
Are the Skins on pace to have the worst-rated defense (yards allowed) in league history? Bary Svrluga of the Post has more on this story.