LeSean McCoy Could Also Be Down for Season, and More NFC East News

Brad Gagnon NFL National ColumnistDecember 6, 2012

November 18, 2012; Landover, MD, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy (25) gets carted off the field in the fourth quarter against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports
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Michael Vick is taking a back seat to Nick Foles for the remainder of 2012, regardless of what happens in regard to the concussion that he still hasn't fully recovered from nearly four weeks after it occurred. 

It now looks as though LeSean McCoy will stay with Vick on the sideline for the rest of the season, because McCoy has also yet to pass all of the necessary tests after being concussed three weeks ago. 

Head coach Andy Reid suggested on Wednesday that there's a chance he'd keep McCoy out regardless at this point as well, according to PhillyMag.com's Sheil Kapadia

It makes sense for the Eagles to give rookie duo Nick Foles and Bryce Brown a solid audition over these final four weeks. They know they aren't making the playoffs now so it would be smart to take an extra safe route with McCoy, who they're counting on to return with gusto in 2013.

On to what else is being talked about in the league's most popular division. 


Dallas Cowboys

From Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: DeMarcus Ware is mired in a sack rut.

From ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins: DeMarco Murray expects to return to practice on Thursday after resting his injured foot to start the week.


New York Giants

From Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News: Jason Pierre-Paul agrees with Antrel Rolle, thinks the Giants defense is "a little soft" right now.

From ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk: JPP also says facing Drew Brees will be easier than Robert Griffin III.


Philadelphia Eagles

From Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer: Bryce Brown is working hard at defeating his fumbling issue.

From CSN Philly's Reuben Frank: The Eagles' offensive line is finally showing some promise. A little late, but a good thing for 2013.


Washington Redskins

From Mark Maske and Mike Jones of the Washington Post: Unsurprisingly, word has emerged that Cedric Griffin's four-game suspension was for Adderall use. There's no way of confirming that, though.

From ESPN.com's Dan Graziano: Robert Griffin III has been carving up defenses employing single high safeties this season