DeAngelo Hall to Be Fined, Not Suspended, and More NFC East News

Brad Gagnon NFL National ColumnistNovember 2, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 28: DeAngelo Hall #23 of the Washington Redskins is held back by Lorenzo Alexander #97 of the Washington Redskins after being ejected from the game for arguing with Line Judge John Hussey #35 during the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers on October 28, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
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Despite the fact that all indications are commissioner Roger Goodell is displeased with him after his embarrassing display when he lost it with an official Sunday, DeAngelo Hall won't be suspended, according to Mark Maske of the Washington Post.

Hall claimed earlier in the week that the official in question deserved some of the blame, but there's no excuse for making the scene Hall made. He's lucky he wasn't suspended.

The saddest part of the story is that the Redskins aren't even benefiting when Hall is in the lineup. He's been beaten more often than any other cornerback in the NFL, per Pro Football Focus.

On to what else is being talked about in the league's most popular division... 


Dallas Cowboys

The injuries being suffered repeatedly by DeMarco Murray and Sean Lee has Rainer Sabin of the Dallas Morning News concerned about their durability

From Jimmy Burch of the Fort-Worth Star Telegram: Dez Bryant says he's off punt returns.


New York Giants

From Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News: Kenny Phillips says he's ready to return this week, not that they need him all that badly considering how well Stevie Brown's playing right now.

From USA Today's Mike Garafolo: Antrel Rolle thinks rules protecting receivers are putting defensive players in danger.


Philadelphia Eagles

From CSN Philly's Andy Schwartz: Defensive tackle Mike Patterson might be able to make his season debut Monday night in New Orleans.

And from CSN Philly's Geoff Mosher: Jason Babin says the fans at Lincoln Financial Field have been screaming "some of the most vile things" he's ever heard of late.


Washington Redskins 

From Mark Maske of the Washington Post: Mike Shanahan says it's time for the team's veterans to "step up or shut up."

Stephen Whyno of the Washington Times takes a look at the throwback uniforms the Redskins will be wearing Sunday against Carolina.