NFC East links: Limbaugh defends McNabb

Dallas Cowboys

Outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware received $6.8 million from the Cowboys on March 15, three days after the owners locked out the players, as part of deferred payments owed to him. Ware is the only player to receive a paycheck from the team during the lockout.

In an interview with KESN-FM 103.3, third-round pick DeMarco Murray dismissed the notion that he's injury prone.

New York Giants

Marvin Austin's former coaches insist the Giants' second-round pick is a good person despite making a big mistake that led to his dismissal from the Tar Heels' football program.

Mocking The Draft takes a look back at the Giants' last five first-round picks.

Philadelphia Eagles

Running back LeSean McCoy said he has been working out, mainly in Miami, under the direction of a trainer affiliated with his agent, Drew Rosenhaus.

The Times of Trenton's Mark Eckel thinks David Akers' next home could be within NFC East, since "Dallas and Washington are both looking to upgrade their kicking game and the Giants are known to have people in the organization who really like Akers."

Washington Redskins

Rush Limbaugh defended Donovan McNabb in addressing comments boxer Bernard Hopkins made about the quarterback's upbringing. Limbaugh said McNabb "cannot catch a break."

National Football Authority's Bear Heiser delves into why Mike Shanahan supports John Beck, writing "the failed McNabb experiment has [Shanahan's] ego making most of the decisions at this point."