Found March 09, 2012 on Football Nation:
The NFC East is probably one of the most talked about divisions in all of the NFL.  Whether it is the talks about Eli Manning and the "boom or bust" New York Giants defense each season, the Dallas Cowboys and the question of whether this is their year or not, the Philadelphia Eagles and their "dream team", or the Washington Redskins who just want some consistency.  Regardless of who we are talking about, one of these four NFL teams often comes up in a conversation about being a serious contender in the upcoming season. Today though, it's time to take a look at where these teams stand with the rosters that they have right now.  We all know that the NFL's Free Agency is set to kick off with a boom here soon, but before we get ahead of ourselves, let's talk about the talent that they are already holding. Back in 2011, the New York Giants obviously took down the Super Bowl, and while they were the last team to make it into the playoffs, they proved to b...

Manning Restructures Contract

Jim MancariBGB Assistant EditorNot only does Eli Manning do everything and more on the field, he’s now helping this Giants team off the field. Manning has reportedly agreed to restructure his contract to give Big Blue a little more wiggle room this offseason. The Giants guaranteed $9 million of Manning’s $10.75 million 2012 salary. This means the team can spread that $9 million...

QB Eli Manning restructures contract for Giants

A person familiar with the decision says Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning has restructured his contract with the New York Giants. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday because the team has not officially announced the quarterback's deal. Under terms of the restructuring, the Giants will guarantee $9 million of Manning's $10.75 million salary in 2012. The...

Report: Eli Manning restructures contract

Eli Manning has restructured his contract for the 2012 season in order to give the New York Giants more cap room. The two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback lowered his base salary from $10.75 million to $1.75 million to create almost $7 million in cap space, the New York Daily News reported. By going through the numbers, Manning's specific cap number for the 2012 campaign...

Faulk: Manning won't play in NFC

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Jets Bow Out of the Manning Race

Fans that were itching to see the Peyton and Eli Manning compete for the love of the Big Apple are going to be a little disappointed. The New York Jets effectively took themselves out of the running for the elder Manning’s services by giving their current quarterback, Mark Sanchez, a contract extension. “To find out that I could come back for three more years means the world...

Eli Manning restructures contract

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TOJ 12 Pack: New York Jets Quarterback Position

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The New UltimateNYG Banner

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