Friday, July 13, 2012
NFC East links: Greg Jennings praises NYG
By ESPN.com staff
For a team that believes it has its starting receivers set with Miles Austin and Dez Bryant, the Cowboys bypassed on taking Josh Gordon in Thursday's supplemental draft.
Fourth-year pro Kevin Ogletree appears to be the only contender for the No. 3 receiver job who has caught a pass in the NFL, writes Josh Ellis.
In an effort to keep good with NFL brass, Terrell Owens talks up Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, calling him a "great guy." While he angles for a job, T.O. is reportedly in more trouble over late child support payments, and could face jail time.
New York Giants
Brandon Jacobs tells NFL.com's Marc Sessler the reason he's no longer in New York is simple: "It was just money."
According to Dan Benton of Giants101.com, Greg Jennings is the first Packers player to step up and truly acknowledge the Giants since the divisional playoff game.
Michael Vick launches a sporty menswear collection called V7, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
LeSean McCoy has run 1,152 pass routes the past three seasons. Only Ray Rice (1,199) has run more. CSNPhilly.com has more on McCoy's skills outside of carrying the ball.
Speaking of McCoy, Chris McPherson, a writer with the Eagles' website, analyzes the team's ballcarriers coming out of the backfield.
A new trial date has been set for the man accused of fatally shooting Redskins safety Sean Taylor during a 2007 burglary in Miami.
Without quarterback Robert Griffin III on board, the Redskins would likely be lower than 24th in Pro Football Talk's preseason power rankings.
Others should follow in the charitable footsteps of former Redskin Bobby Mitchell, says the Washington Post's Jason Reid.