Listen Up Cowboys and Giants Fans: The Eagles Are Still a Major Force

April 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Up through Sunday this offseason was poised to be one of the quietest for the NFC East in recent memory.
The Giants addressed one of their biggest needs on the first day by inking safety Antrel Rolle to the most lucrative deal for a safety in NFL history.
The Eagles have been quietly filling voids while loading up on draft picks and two of March’s typically biggest players—the Cowboys and Redskins—were re-arranging their draft boards instead of acquiring veterans.
That all changed on Sunday.
By the time this is published the McNabb to Washington blockbuster will be old news, but the ripple effect will be felt throughout the NFC East for a very long time.
At a minimum, it establishes that the NFC East will continue to boast three top 10 quarterbacks. McNabb experienced turbulence in Philadelphia, but very rarely did he fall enough to be considered a mediocre quarterback.
Barring an unforeseen change, Tony Romo should feed off the momentum ...

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