|NFC East Roundup
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Top Plays of the first half
- G Kevin Boothe
Originally a sixth-round (176th pick overall) draft choice by the Oakland Raiders in 2006. As a rookie, he played in all 16 games, starting the final 14 contests at right guard.
- S Stevie Brown
Originally a seventh-round (251st pick overall) draft choice by the Raiders in 2010. Brown recorded 30 tackles and two passes defensed and was second on the team with 15 special teams tackles in 2010.
- WR Louis Murphy
Originally a fourth-round (124th pick overall) draft choice by the Raiders in 2009. He had 90 receptions, 1,371 yards receiving and six touchdowns during his time (2009-11) with the Raiders.
- TE Brandon Myers
Originally a sixth-round (202nd overall pick) draft choice by the Raiders in 2009. He had 111 receptions, 1,056 yards receiving and four touchdowns during his time (2009-12) with the Raiders.
- Quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo
His NFL coaching career began with the New York Giants in 2005, when he served as offensive quality control coach on Tom Coughlin's staff for two years. He helped the Giants to two postseason appearances, and New York posted a 19-13 regular-season record during his time there.
- Defensive backs coach Johnnie Lynn
Spent seven seasons with the New York Giants, serving five years (1997-01) as secondary coach before being promoted to defensive coordinator for the 2002 and 2003 seasons.
GIANTS OAKLAND-AREA CONNECTIONS
- DT Mike Patterson
Born in Sacramento, Calif., located 45 minutes outside of Oakland.
RAIDERS NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY-AREA CONNECTIONS
- DE Jack Crawford
Attended St. Augustine High School in Longport, N.J., where he earned All-Area and All-Parochial honors.
- WR Rod Streater
Attended Burlington Township (N.J.) High School where he was an All-Patriot Division honoree at defensive back.