December 2012

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Andy Reid's time is up as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- On a night when rookies Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris led the Washington Redskins to the top of the NFC East, team owner Dan Snyder sought out a long-suffering veteran during the postgame celebration.
Here's something new: The Washington Redskins are champions of the NFC East.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- ''R-G-3!'' was all Redskins fans needed to chant when they wanted to express their love for Robert Griffin III. For the lesser-known rookie, they opted for his whole name: ''Alf-red Mor-ris!''
RG3 and the Washington Redskins are heading to the playoffs as NFC East champions.
* Redskins top Cowboys to win NFC East * Vikings upend Packers to set up rematch * Super Bowl champs Giants eliminated (Adds Cowboys-Redskins) Dec 30 (Reuters) - The Washington Redskins completed the National Football League playoff puzzle by beating the Dallas Cowboys 28-18 on Sunday to bring down the curtain on the regular season and set up an intriguing wildcard playoff matchup. With the victory the Redskins claimed the NFC East crown for the first time since 1999. ...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Justin Tuck called it a funny year. He and his New York Giants teammates weren't laughing.
Saturday, Jan. 5
Running back Adrian Peterson cracked the 2,000 rushing yards on the season while leading the Minnesota Vikings to the playoffs. Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano made a dramatic return from leukemia treatment, guiding his team to a win. Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid and San Diego Chargers coach Norv Turner might have spent their last day on the sideline, and the playoff picture took shape.
Green Bay has a tendency to make life more difficult for itself, which could derail a second title season in three years.

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