Oct 27, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin (right) and Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly (left) shake hands after the second half at Lincoln Financial Field. The Giants won the game 15-7. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
There is a lot of buzz about all four of the NFC East teams this offseason. The Philadelphia Eagles buzz surrounds the bold leader of their franchise, Chip Kelly. His controversial moves have made sports journalists work hard, with each headline seeming more and more crazed. The Dallas Cowboys are in the midst of a troubling contract dispute with their explosive wide receiver, Dez Bryant. The Cowboys are expected to win the division title once again this season, and their nabbing of La’el Collins sent shock waves through the NFL. That offensive line just got even better.
The Washington Redskins are hoping for a bounce back season for their quarterback, Robert Griffin III. With the apparent tension between Griffin III and head coach Jay Gruden, all eyes are on the Redskins. But like a NASCAR race some of the spectators are waiting for the team to crash and burn. It will certainly be fascinating to see what will happen to the Giants rivals in the nation’s beautiful capital.
The Giants are also hoping for a bounce back season, but for their defense rather than their quarterback. The Giants had one of the most impressive offensive attacks in the NFL last season as Eli Manning threw for over 4,000 yards. Despite an amazing show by the offense, the Giants went 6-10. They had the 29th ranked defense and allowed a whopping 4.9 yard average per run play. With a strong offseason, the Giants are hoping to return to the postseason.
Let’s take a look at each team in the division. Here are the three things that we know about every NFC East team.
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