NFC East links: Giants' Smith taking it slow

Dallas Cowboys

ESPNDallas.com reporters Bryan Broaddus and Tim MacMahon look at Temple defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson in their latest Draft Watch post.

Draft prospects to visit the Cowboys next week include Colorado tackle Nate Solder, Florida center-guard Mike Pouncey and Louisville running back Bilal Powell, reports the Dallas Morning News' Gerry Fraley.

New York Giants

Giants receiver Steve Smith "feels like [he] can run, but will take it slow" writes the NY Daily News' Ebenezer Samuel.

Giants defensive tackle Barry Cofield will consider asking for a trade or holding out if he has to play under a restricted free agent one-year tender again, reports ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk.

Also from Youngmisuk: Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride talks the draft and quarterback Eli Manning.

Michael Strahan on the lockout: It's not going well.

Philadelphia Eagles

NFL Network's Charley Casserly told PhiladelphiaEagles.com he would draft the Eagles' Kevin Kolb "100 times out of 100" over first-round prospect Cam Newton.

Colorado cornerback Jimmy Smith visited the Eagles this week. Philly.com's Sheil Kapadia calls the prospect "inconsistent."

Washington Redskins

The NFL lockout won't stop the Redskins from holding their annual draft party at FedEx field, writes the Washington Post's Mike Jones.