Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Breakfast links: Giants' need for speed
By Dan Graziano
NEW ORLEANS -- Man, the food in this town is great. Even the links taste a little sweeter.
London Fletcher's teammates expect the veteran leader of the Redskins' defense to take some time before deciding whether he'll return for another season in Washington or end his outstanding career.
The mayor of Washington, D.C. is wrestling with the question of whether or not he, as a Redskins fan, can cheer for the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl.
New York Giants
Ohm Youngmisuk believes one of the most important things the Giants can do to return to the playoffs in 2013 is examine the areas in which they can add team speed.
Mario Manningham was a Giants Super Bowl hero a year ago, with a catch that will live throughout the ages. He's back again with the 49ers, though sidelined by injury and enjoying a bittersweet Super Bowl experience as a result.
Here's one Cowboys fan who's seriously rooting for a rapid and complete recovery by Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Nick Eatman offers five stats from 2012 about which Cowboys fans should be encouraged. The issue, as Nick points out, is that they're all on the offensive side of the ball.
The Baltimore Ravens recently hired former Eagles offensive line coach and defensive coordinator Juan Castillo to oversee their running game. He's in town and talking about his difficult experience of this past year in Philadelphia.
Geoff Mosher says to keep an eye on Ravens backup quarterback Dennis Dixon, a former Oregon Duck, as a guy who could soon be added to the Eagles' quarterback mix.