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  1. Nolan offers take on Umenyiora's status

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan said veteran defensive end Osi Umenyiora met with coach Mike Smith about Umenyiora's new reserve role. Nolan implied Umenyiora was content with the move. "As I'm sure Mike told...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  2. Will Osi Umenyiora remain on pitch count?

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith was somewhat subtle about the demotion of Osi Umenyiora, saying he wanted to keep Umenyiora on a "pitch count" and use the veteran defensive end more as a situational pass-rusher against the Was...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  3. Upon Further Review: Falcons Week 15

    Vaughn McClure

    ATLANTA -- A review of five key issues from the Atlanta Falcons' 27-26 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday at the Georgia Dome: For starters: Osi Umenyiora, who started all 13 games leading into Sunday, suddenly came off the bench against t...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  4. Halftime notes: Falcons not looking good

    Vaughn McClure

    ATLANTA -- A few halftime notes with the Atlanta Falcons trailing the Washington Redskins, 20-17: * The youth movement isn't working so well today: Rookie cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford have had their issues in coverage. Rookie...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  5. NFC East Top 20: No. 6 Jason Pierre-Paul

    Dan Graziano

    In the final 20 days before the start of the regular season, we are counting down the top 20 players in the NFC East. For a full explanation, see this post. And if you want to read any of the other posts that have run since we started this series, yo...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  6. 2013 NFL training camp -- Teeing up top storylines

    Ashley Fox

    With training camp about to start, a tumultuous offseason finally gives way to quarterback battles, scheme changes and title talk, Ashley Fox writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2013
  7. Eight in the Box: Offseason regret

    Dan Graziano

    A look at the one move each team in the NFC East needed to make but didn't. Dallas Cowboys: Upgrade at right tackle. The Cowboys believe they improved their offensive line with the first-round draft selection of center Travis Frederick, and they m...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  8. Breakfast links: Cruz contract details

    Dan Graziano

    Morning. Let's enjoy today, shall we? You never know when we might have to go two weeks without spending any time together at all. Could be tomorrow, something like that starts, for all you know. Could very well be. Just real hard to say. Makes it th...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  9. Eight in the Box: Rookie eye-catchers

    Dan Graziano

    A first-year player from each NFC East team who has turned heads in OTAs/minicamps. Dallas Cowboys: Travis Frederick The team's much-criticized first-round pick is getting first-team reps at center and looks likely to open training camp as the ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  10. Fox: Reality hits veteran free agents

    Ashley Fox

    If veteran free agents think owners are colluding against them, then they haven't come to grips with the new financial reality of the NFL, Ashley Fox writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  11. Eight in the Box: Playing for a contract

    Dan Graziano

    A look at a player entering a contract year on each NFC East team who must deliver in 2013. Dallas Cowboys: Playing on a one-year franchise player deal for the second season in a row, defensive end Anthony Spencer is key to the Cowboys' transition...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  12. NFL's Rooney Rule offers false hope of racial change - ESPN The M...

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine's Taboo issue, Howard Bryant writes that the Rooney Rule is the NFL's version of hope and change -- only it offers false hope and illusory change.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  13. Breakfast links: One day more ...

    Dan Graziano

    Good morning. Turns out the pre-free agency condoned-tampering period was kind of interesting, but not for reasons we imagined. It appears the effect of the window is to allow teams to gauge what they're going to have to spend to sign the free agents...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  14. NFL scouting combine preview: NFC East

    Dan Graziano

    NFL Nation previews the 2013 scouting combine by identifying the most important thing for each team to learn about its greatest area of need. Dallas Cowboys: The switch from a 3-4 defensive alignment to a 4-3, and the likelihood of losing Anthony ...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  15. Breakfast links: Ticket prices going up

    Dan Graziano

    Washington Redskins When you reduce supply, you increase demand. When you increase demand, you can raise prices. The Redskins are raising ticket prices in 2013, and it'll cost you more to park at the games too. But at least they just won the divis...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  16. Twitter mailbag: New defensive alignments

    Dan Graziano

    Hey, we didn't do a Twitter mailbag last week because I was taking a long weekend. That's on me. But we're back up and running this week. Remember, you can send in a question at any time of the week on Twitter just by using the hashtag #nfceastmail. ...

    Blog | January 19, 2013