Wednesday, April 20, 2005

NFC East Notes

Part 8 of 8! The NFC East is last, so here it is. The draft is nigh upon us.


Washington Redskins 6-10

Offense 30th / Defense 3rd
Only Chicago scored fewer points than Washington Offense
Portis yards per carry: 5.5 in Denver ‘03, 3.8 in Washington ‘04
QB Play is hideous in 2004 – nothing has changed; either Ramsey or Brunell
Made late trade for Denver’s #1 for 2006 #1 and 3 and 4
Added: Santana Moss, David Patten, Corey Rabach C (Baltimore)
Lost: L. Coles, Fred Smoot (Minn), LB Antonio Pierce (NYG)
Needs: CB, Offense, Offense, Offense

Pick #9 and #25 Pac man Jones? CB West Virginia

Dallas Cowboys 6-10

Offense 14th /Defense 16th (2nd to 27th in scoring Defense)
Gave up 31 TD passes (29th) – 26th in sacks
Offense 37 giveaways (28th) 23 INTs – 29th
Julius Jones broke out at the end
Lost S Darren Woodsen will Move Roy Williams to SS full time?
Added: Anthony Henry, Jason Ferguson, Drew Bledsoe, Marco Rivera
Lost: Woodsen, Testeverde. Coakley, George, Wiley
Will they run 3-4 or 4-3?
Bledsoe: 4 of the last 5 years, he has been sacked 45+ times

Needs: Depth RB, WR. Rush End, FS
Picks #11 and #20:

New York Giants 6-10

Offense 23rd (22nd in scoring)/ Defense 13rd
OL gave up 52 sacks (2nd most in NFL)
Tiki Barber had huge year, but not much else from offense
Defense 28th versus the run – could not tackle – very few takeaways
Starting WR’s = 0 TD’s
Lost: Kurt Warner, I Hilliard, T Cousin CB
Added: Plaxico Burress, Karim McKenzie, Antonio Pierce, Jim Miller
Need to see Eli Manning development in 2nd year - badly

Needs: Defensive Line, WR depth
Picks: 2nd Round – 43rd pick

Philadelphia Eagles 13-3

Offense 9th/ Defense 10th
Defense gave up fewest points in NFC (16 ppg)
47 sacks for Eagles
McNabb set career highs in Comp %, QB Rating, and TD’s
Owens set franchise record for TD’s
Westbrook led NFL in yards per touch
Fewest rushes in the NFL
Lost: D Burgess, I Reese, N Wayne, J Mayberry
Added: Mike McMahon, James Whalen
Resigned: Trotter, Hugh Douglas, Buckhalter

Needs: Every down back, WR to compliment Owens
Pick #31 and #35…5 of 1st 94 picks

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Jared in Irving said...


....oh...are the draft previews over? Sweet.

Anonymous said...

Babe was right, the draft is a beating and mock drafts are blatant homicide to the Sports Talk listener. Just send Norm to New York for a week on vacation, we don't have to listen to 48 hours of zzzzzzzzzzzzz,
Oops, sorry fell asleep suddenly.