Thursday, March 17, 2011
NFC East links: Banner 'stunned' by NFLPA
By ESPN.com staff
The NFL rules committee's proposed special-teams changes -- moving up the spot for kickoffs by 5 yards to the 35-yard line -- could hurt a strong-legged kicker such as David Buehler.
Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram looks at the numerous hits owner Jerry Jones has taken in the past year.
New York Giants
The Giants have arranged a pre-draft visit with University of Georgia linebacker Justin Houston.
The team's website details former receiver Amani Toomer's experience running the New York City marathon.
Eagles president Joe Banner was shocked the NFLPA walked away from negotiations without countering the owners' latest offer. "We thought we would be damn close to a deal. But to not even give us a counterproposal? That was really stunning," Banner said.
The Inquirer's position-by-position look at the team continues with the defensive line.
The Redskins have requested that The Washington Post stop using the team's name in its sports blogs.