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NFC East Roundup: Week 4 in the books

Giants.com takes a look at the latest news and happenings around the NFC East

They say keep your friends close, but your divisional rivals closer.

With that in mind, each week Giants.com takes a look at the latest news and happenings around the NFC East:

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Philadelphia Eagles (3-1, 1-0 NFC East)
Week 4: L, 26-21 at San Francisco
Streak: Lost 1

  • Philadelphia rushed for 22 yards on 12 attempts. According to Elias, running back LeSean McCoy is the first player since 2004 to have fewer than 40 yards combined in consecutive games the season after winning the NFL rushing title.

Dallas Cowboys (3-1, 0-0 NFC East)
Week 4 (Sun. night): W, 38-17 vs. New Orleans
Streak: Won 3

  • Running back DeMarco Murray joined Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith as the only Dallas running backs to start a season with four straight 100-yard games.
  • Cornerback Morris Claiborne exited the game in the first quarter with a left knee injury.
  • Next: vs. Houston (3-1)

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New York Giants (2-2, 1-0 NFC East)
Week 4 (Thurs. night): W, 45-14 at Washington
Streak: Won 2

  • It was the Giants' most lopsided victory on the road since they defeated the Seahawks in Seattle, 41-7, on Nov. 7, 2010.
  • Tom Coughlin won his 172nd game as an NFL head coach (160 regular season, 12 postseason). That broke a tie with Hall of Famer Joe Gibbs and moved Coughlin into 13th place on the NFL's career list. Coughlin is the 14th coach in league history to win at least 160 regular-season games. Meanwhile, quarterback Eli Manning's 28 completions increased his career total to 3,022. He is the 17th quarterback in NFL history to complete at least 3,000 passes.
  • Next: vs. Atlanta (2-2)

>> GIANTS GIVE CREDIT TO OFFENSIVE LINE Washington Redskins (1-3, 0-2 NFC East)
Week 4 (Thurs. night): L, 45-14 vs. NY Giants
Streak: Lost 2

  • Running back Alfred Morris passed Ladell Betts (3,176) for No. 9 on the franchise's all-time rushing list (3,204 yards), according to Redskins.com.
  • On Thursday night, left tackle Trent Williams sprained his right knee in the second half; tight end Niles Paul left in the first half with a concussion; and defensive end Jarvis Jenkins left with bruised ribs.
  • Next: vs. Seattle (2-1) on *Monday Night Football

Giants.com takes a look at the latest news and happenings around the NFC East

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