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NFC East – 2018 Off-Season Transactions Nov 2018
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2018 NFL notable off-season transactions – NFC East



Dallas Cowboys

Player Additions:

WR Allen Hurns
LB Joe Thomas
FB Jamize Olawale
LB Joe Thomas
WR Deonte Thompson
OT Cameron Fleming
C Marcus Martin
DT Jihad Ward
RB Tavon Austin

Player Subtractions:

WR Dez Bryant
TE Jason Witten
G Jonathan Cooper
LB Anthony Hitchens
FB Keith Smith
WR Brice Butler
CB Orlando Scandrick
DT Benson Mayowa
DT Joe Vellano
WR Ryan Switzer

Draft:

Round 1 (19) – Leighton Vander Esch ILB – Boise State
Round 2 (18) – Connor Williams G – Texas
Round 3 (17) – Michael Gallup WR – Colorado State
Round 4 (16) – Dorance Armstrong Jr. DE – Kansas
Round 4 (37) – Dalton Schultz TE – Stanford
Round 5 (34) – Mike White QB – Western Kentucky
Round 6 (19) – Chris Covington OLB – Indiana
Round 6 (34) – Cedrick Wilson WR – Boise State
Round 7 (18) – Bo Scarbrough RB – Alabama

2017 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 331.9 (Rank: 14), Pass Yards/Gm – 196.3 (Rank: 26), Rush Yards/Gm – 135.6 (Rank: 2), Points/Gm – 22.1 (Rank: 14), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.66 (Rank: 4), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.4% (Rank: 13)

2017 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 318.1 (Rank: 8), Pass Yards/Gm – 214.1 (Rank: 11), Rush Yards/Gm – 104.0 (Rank: 8), Points/Gm – 20.8 (Rank: 13), Fantasy Points/Gm – 7.06 (Rank: 15), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.95 (Rank: 11), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.7% (Rank: 14)

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Dak Prescott
RB: Ezekiel Elliott
GLB: Ezekiel Elliott
3RB: Ezekiel Elliott
WR: Allen Hurns
WR: Terrance Williams
WR: Cole Beasley
TE: Geoff Swaim

Notes:

DE David Irving is suspended for the first 4 games.
Overall sub-average projected strength of schedule with a very tough schedule against pass defenses.
Rush offense projects as very strong.
Pass offense projects as average.
Rush defense projects as below average.
Pass defense projects as average.
WR Michael Gallup (R) could shoot up the depth chart.
C Travis Frederick (Guillan-Barre Syndrome) expected to miss early part of the season.

New York Giants

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired: HC Ben McAdoo, OC Mike Sullivan, DC Steve Spagnuolo
Hired: GM Dave Gettleman, HC Pat Shurmur, OC Mike Shula, DC James Bettcher

Player Additions:

OT Nate Solder
LB Alec Ogletree
LB Kareem Martin
G Patrick Omameh
RB Jonathan Stewart
WR Cody Latimer
DB Michael Thomas

Player Subtractions:

DE Jason Pierre-Paul
G Weston Richburg
LB Devin Kennard
WR Dwayne Harris
G Justin Pugh
G D.J. Fluker
RB Shane Vereen
LB Devon Kennard
CB Ross Cockrell
CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
LB Deontae Skinner
P Brad Wing
RT Bobby Hart

Draft:

Round 1 (2) – Saquon Barkley RB – Penn State
Round 2 (2) – Will Hernandez G – UTEP
Round 3 (2) – Lorenzo Carter OLB – Georgia
Round 3 (5) – B.J. Hill DT – NC State
Round 4 (8) – Kyle Lauletta QB – Richmond
Round 5 (2) – RJ McIntosh DT – Miami

2017 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 314.3 (Rank: 21), Pass Yards/Gm – 217.4 (Rank: 19), Rush Yards/Gm – 96.8 (Rank: 26), Points/Gm – 15.4 (Rank: 31), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.06 (Rank: 15), Adjusted Sack Rate – 5.8% (Rank: 10)

2017 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 373.2 (Rank: 31), Pass Yards/Gm – 252.4 (Rank: 31), Rush Yards/Gm – 120.8 (Rank: 27), Points/Gm – 24.3 (Rank: 27), Fantasy Points/Gm – 5.56 (Rank: 26), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.3 (Rank: 23), Adjusted Sack Rate – 4.9% (Rank: 30)

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Eli Manning
RB: Saquon Barkley (R)
GLB: Jonathan Stewart
3RB: Saquon Barkley (R)
WR: Odell Beckham
WR: Sterling Shepard
WR: Cody Latimer
TE: Evan Engram

Notes:

Very tough projected strength of schedule, especially through the first 7 games.
Rush offense projects as very weak.
Pass offense projects as average.
Rush defense projects as weak.
Pass defense projects as below average.
OBJ largely immune to good CBs.
Target the X.

Philadelphia Eagles

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Promoted OC Mike Groh (formerly WRs coach) to replace OC Frank Reich (now HC of the Colts).

Player Additions:

DE Michael Bennett
DT Haloti Ngata
WR Mike Wallace
LB Paul Worrilow

Player Subtractions:

DE Vinny Curry
WR Torrey Smith
RB LeGarrette Blount
CB Patrick Robinson
NT Beau Allen
TE Brent Celek
WR Marcus Johnson
P Donnie Jones

Draft:

Round 2 (17) – Dallas Goedert TE – South Dakota State
Round 4 (25) – Avonte Maddox CB – Pittsburgh
Round 4 (30) – Josh Sweat DE – Florida State
Round 6 (32) – Matt Pryor OT – TCU
Round 7 (15) – Jordan Mailata OT – Australia

2017 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 365.8 (Rank: 7), Pass Yards/Gm – 233.6 (Rank: 13), Rush Yards/Gm – 132.2 (Rank: 3), Points/Gm – 28.6 (Rank: 2), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.85 (Rank: 22), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.2% (Rank: 12)

2017 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 306.5 (Rank: 4), Pass Yards/Gm – 227.3 (Rank: 17), Rush Yards/Gm – 79.2 (Rank: 1), Points/Gm – 18.4 (Rank: 4), Fantasy Points/Gm – 10.54 (Rank: 4), Adjusted Line Yards – 2.99 (Rank: 1), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.3% (Rank: 18)

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Carson Wentz
RB: Jay Ajayi
GLB: Jay Ajayi
3RB: Corey Clement
WR: Alshon Jeffery
WR: Nelson Agholor
WR: Mike Wallace
TE: Zach Ertz

Notes:

Overall tough projected strength of schedule.
Rush offense projects as average.
Pass offense projects as very strong.
Rush defense projects as very strong.
Pass defense projects as strong.

Washington Redskins

Player Additions:

QB Alex Smith
WR Paul Richardson
LB Pernell McPhee
RB Adrian Peterson

Player Subtractions:

QB Kirk Cousins
CB Kendall Fuller
S Su’a Cravens
WR Terrelle Pryor
DE Trent Murphy
WR Ryan Grant
LB Will Compton
RB LeShun Daniels

Draft:

Round 1 (13) – Da’Ron Payne DT – Alabama
Round 2 (27) – Derrius Guice RB – LSU
Round 3 (10) – Geron Christian OT – Louisville
Round 4 (9) – Troy Apke S – Penn State
Round 5 (26) – Tim Settle DT – Virginia Tech
Round 6 (23) – Shaun Dion Hamilton ILB – Alabama
Round 7 (23) – Greg Stroman CB – Virginia Tech
Round 7 (38) – Trey Quinn WR – SMU

Notable Injuries:

RB Derrius Guice (R) – ACL: Out for the season.

2017 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 324.9 (Rank: 16), Pass Yards/Gm – 234.4 (Rank: 12), Rush Yards/Gm – 90.5 (Rank: 28), Points/Gm – 21.4 (Rank: 16), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.86 (Rank: 21), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.7% (Rank: 23)

2017 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 347.9 (Rank: 21), Pass Yards/Gm – 213.8 (Rank: 9), Rush Yards/Gm – 134.1 (Rank: 32), Points/Gm – 24.3 (Rank: 27), Fantasy Points/Gm – 6.94 (Rank: 17), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.91 (Rank: 32), Adjusted Sack Rate – 8.1% (Rank: 4)

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Alex Smith
RB: Chris Thompson
GLB: Adrian Peterson
3RB: Chris Thompson
WR: Jamison Crowder
WR: Paul Richardson
WR: Josh Doctson
TE: Jordan Reed

Notes:

Overall tough projected strength of schedule.
Rush offense projects as very weak.
Pass offense projects as average.
Rush defense projects as very weak.
Pass defense projects as strong.

Last updated: August 30, 2018 at 18:02 pm


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