Giants News | New York Giants – Giants.com

NFC East Roundup: Latest news, notes & injuries

Week 12 is here, meaning we are closing in on the three-quarter pole of the 2019 regular season.

Each week, we take a look at the state of the NFC East and roundup the biggest storylines for each of the four teams.

Here is what’s going on in the NFC East heading into Week 12:

Dallas Cowboys (6-4)

*The Cowboys went on the road and beat the Detroit Lions, 35-27, in Week 11.

*Dak Prescott completed 63.0% of his passes for 444 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions to finish with a 116.6 passer rating. Prescott added six rushes for 18 yards.

*Ezekiel Elliott was held in check, running for just 45 yards on 16 carries (2.8 yards per carry) with a touchdown. Elliott scored a second touchdown through the passing game, finishing with two receptions for 28 yards and the score.

*Michael Gallup put on a strong performance, catching a career-high nine passes for 148 yards, while veteran Randall Cobb had four receptions for 115 yards and a touchdown.

*Michael Bennett enjoyed his best outing as a Cowboy, racking up three tackles (two solo) and two sacks.

*Cornerback Anthony Brown (triceps) and right tackle La’el Collins (knee) suffered injuries during the fourth quarter. Jason Garrett announced Monday that Brown will miss the rest of the season, while Jerry Jones expressed optimism Tuesday that Collins could be on the field this week.

*The Cowboys travel to Foxboro for a Week 12 battle against the New England Patriots (9-1).

Philadelphia Eagles (5-5)

*The Eagles fell to the Patriots at home in Week 11 by a score of 17-10.

*Carson Wentz completed just 50.0% percent of his passes (20-for-40) for 214 yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions, resulting in a 74.4 passer rating. Wentz gained 17 yards on three carries, as well, but was sacked five times and lost a fumble.

*Most of Wentz’s production came when targeting his tight ends. Zach Ertz finished with a game-high nine receptions for 94 yards, while Dallas Goedert reeled in three passes for 36 yards and the team’s lone touchdown.

*Philadelphia was able to limit the Patriots offense to 298 total yards, only the third game this year in which New England was unable to top 300 total yards.

*All-Pro right tackle Lane Johnson suffered a concussion and his status for Week 12 is up in the air. Running back Jordan Howard was inactive, and it remains to be seen when he will return for the Eagles.

*The Eagles welcome the Seattle Seahawks (8-2) to Lincoln Financial Field in Week 12.

New York Giants (2-8)

*The Giants had their bye in Week 11.

*Entering Week 12, Daniel Jones leads all rookie quarterbacks with 15 passing touchdowns. Jones has completed 63.0% of his passes for 1,984 yards, 15 touchdowns and eight interceptions in only eight starts.

*Rookie wide receiver Darius Slayton has 27 receptions for 394 yards and five touchdowns in eight games (five starts). His five receiving touchdowns are tied with Mecole Hardman, Terry McLaurin and D.K. Metcalf for the rookie lead.

*Dexter Lawrence is tied for 7th in sacks among rookies with 2.5, while Oshane Ximines is tied for 9th with 2.0 sacks.

*Sterling Shepard and Janoris Jenkins are in the concussion protocol, but Head Coach Pat Shurmur told reporters Monday that the team is “encouraged that they’ll make it through.”

*Offensive linemen Mike Remmers (back) and Jon Halapio (hamstring) returned to practice Monday, but their status for Week 12 remains unclear.

*Evan Engram (foot) did not practice Monday; however, he was able to shed his protective walking boot and told the media that “it’s definitely possible” he suits up this Sunday.

*The Giants hit the road to take on the Chicago Bears (4-6) in Week 12.

Washington Redskins (1-9)

*The Redskins lost at home to the New York Jets, 34-17, on Sunday.

*Dwayne Haskins was 19-for-35 (54.3%) for 214 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in Week 11. The two touchdown passes were the first of his NFL career.

*Derrius Guice returned after missing eight games with a knee injury. The second-year back had seven carries for 24 yards (3.4 yards per carry) while adding one reception for 45 yards and his first career touchdown.

*Ryan Kerrigan put together a strong overall performance, finishing with four solo tackles, two sacks, two tackles for loss and two QB hits.

*Prior to Guice’s fourth quarter score, Washington had gone 16 quarters without scoring a touchdown, the most by any team since the 2000 Baltimore Ravens.

*Defensive lineman Daron Payne left the game with an ankle injury. He was spotted in a walking boot Monday.

*The Redskins go against the Detroit Lions (3-6-1) at home in Week 12.

View the best photos from the first half of the New York Giants' season

Giants vs. Bears Broadcast Info: TV channel, Radio Station and Live Stream.

GiantsApp

Giants App

Download the Giants' official app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices

Advertising