NFC East Notes: Davis, Coughlin, Eagles

Earlier today, we heard that the Redskins would be active in free agency, both in retaining their own players and pursuing other options. However, it sounds like one of Washington’s free agents, tight end Fred Davis, may see his stock dip precipitously. Jason La Canfora of hears from a source that Davis, who has a history of failed drug tests, will face a six-game suspension (Twitter link).

Here’s more from around the NFC East:

  • The oldest coach in the NFL, 67-year-old Tom Coughlin, still feels as if he could coach multiple years beyond 2014, as he tells Ian O’Connor of ESPN Radio (link via Giants co-owner John Mara recently told ESPN Radio that he intended to talk to Coughlin about a contract extension soon. “He’s going to be our coach here next year,” Mara said. “And hopefully for longer than that, but we haven’t sat down to even talk about that yet.”
  • In a pair of pieces for, Sheil Kapadia takes a look at a number of defensive prospects at the Senior Bowl that could interest the Eagles.
  • Tim McManus of wonders if Redskins free-agent-to-be Brian Orakpo might be a fit for the Eagles, eventually concluding that Philadelphia may not want to spend big money on a single player.
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