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Around the NFC East, 3/19: Alfred Morris to visit Cowboys

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Alfred Morris
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With another busy week in the books, let's take a look at the NFC East to see what Big Blue's rivals are up to through our SB Nation NFL affiliates.

The Top Story

Alfred Morris set to visit Dallas Cowboys this week

Former Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris will reportedly visit the Cowboys on Monday. It will be the first visit of the offseason for Morris, who spent four years in the nation's capital with the Redskins. Morris, 27, has been to the Pro Bowl two times during his career, but his rushing totals have declined each year since he entered the league in 2012. Last season, Morris totaled just 751 yards on the ground with 3.7 yards per carry. The Florida Atlantic product, known for his combination of power and quickness, has scored 29 touchdowns so far in his NFL career.

Cowboys Headlines

Dallas signs defensive end to offer sheet

The Cowboys signed restricted free agent Benson Mayowa to an offer sheet. The defensive end played last season for the Oakland Raiders, and could reportedly make more than $8 million over the course of the three-year contract he signed with the Cowboys. However, the Raiders will have the opportunity to match the contract offer in the next five days, so stay tuned for more updates.

Patrick Robinson to visit Cowboys as well?

The Cowboys could be in play for the 28-year-old cornerback after he had a career year for the San Diego Chargers. Robinson, a former first-round draft pick, had 49 tackles, eight passes defended and one interception last season, and graded out with a PFF grade of 79.4. This past week, NJ Advance Media's Jordan Raanan reported that Robinson might be a player the New York Giants could look at to play in the slot.

Lance Dunbar returns to Dallas

The running back will be sporting a Cowboys uniform once again in 2016 after signing a one-year deal with the team. The deal is reportedly worth up to $1.75 million. The North Texas product had 21 receptions for 215 receiving yards in just three games before an ACL injury ended his season prematurely.

Redskins Headlines

Washington targeting an Ohio State receiver in the draft?

According to reports, Ohio State wide receiver Michael Thomas is atop the draft board receiver rankings for the Redskins and could be a priority target in the 2016 NFL Draft. Thomas, who stands at 6-foot-3 and 212 pounds, fits the mold of a big, fast receiver that would line up opposite of vertical threat DeSean Jackson. Some NFL comparisons for Thomas include Michael Crabtree, Mohamed Sanu and Jordan Mathews.

Redskins re-sign Chris Thompson

Washington re-signed running back Chris Thompson on Friday, the team announced on Twitter. Terms were not disclosed. The Florida State product had more than 200 yards in both receiving and rushing last season.

Terence Garvin headed to D.C.

The linebacker played previously for the Pittsburgh Steelers before signing with the Redskins in free agency. Garvin adds depth to the position and is projected to be a contributor on special teams for Washington.

Eagles Headlines

What has Philadelphia done so far in free agency?

After the first full week of free agency, the Eagles roster looks a lot different. Philadelphia traded high-priced additions including DeMarco Murray, Byron Maxwell and Mark Sanchez. In free agency, the Eagles signed safety Rodney McLeod, guard Brandon Brooks and quarterback Chase Daniel to contracts each worth more than $20 million.

What did the Eagles actually offer to try to nab Marcus Mariota in the 2015 NFL Draft?

According to NFL insider Peter Schrager, who appeared recently on The Herd with Colin Cowherd, Philadelphia offered their first round picks in 2015 and 2016, their second round pick in 2015, any one of their quarterbacks (either Sam Bradford or Mark Sanchez) and any player on defense -- all for the first or second overall selection in the 2015 NFL Draft to draft the Oregon product. Of course, Mariota was selected second overall by the Tennessee Titans and Chip Kelly, coach of the Eagles at the time of his selection, has since been fired and moved on to the San Francisco 49ers.

Nigel Bradham a fit for Philadelphia's 4-3 defense

The free agent linebacker recently signed a two-year contract to play in the City of Brotherly Love to play under defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, who he spent time with during their tenures on the Buffalo Bills. Bradham is projected to fit into the 4-3 defense as a WILL linebacker, which he played when the Bills had a top-five NFL defense in 2014.

Draft Previews

Each blog has put togetherNFL Draftprofiles of some of the top prospects in this year's installment. Here are some of the most recent ones that you should check out.>

Bleeding Green Nation takes a look at the top five "big play" wide receivers available in this year's NFL Draft, including Baylor's Corey Coleman and Notre Dame's Will Fuller.

Blogging the Boys sifts through several players who could be Cowboys targets late in the NFL Draft this year. Would any of these players fit on the Giants?

Hogs Haven has draft profiles of Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year Emmanuel Ogbah and small school tight end David Morgan II.