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State of the NFC East: Recent wins have Philadelphia and Washington fans talking about playoffs – Blogging The Boys

Summary

For the first time in a very long time, the NFC East did not see any of their teams take a loss. Bring on the primetime, this division is back!

Technically speaking only the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, and Washington Football Team secured victories in Week 10. The New York Giants were on bye so didn’t totally hold back the average with a loss, but the week has allowed for good moods all throughout the Cowboys’ fanbase, and their rival’s.

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For the first time in a very long time, the NFC East did not see any of their teams take a loss. Bring on the primetime, this division is back!

Technically speaking only the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, and Washington Football Team secured victories in Week 10. The New York Giants were on bye so didn’t totally hold back the average with a loss, but the week has allowed for good moods all throughout the Cowboys’ fanbase, and their rival’s.

Every week Brandon Gowton from Bleeding Green Nation and I get together to discuss the division on the NFC East Mixtape. Needless to say there were a lot of positive vibes floating around on this week’s episode which you can listen to above. Make sure to subscribe to the Blogging The Boys podcast network as well so you don’t miss out on any of our shows. Apple devices can subscribe here and Spotify users can subscribe here.

Each of the three wins this past week was interesting in their own way throughout the division. The Cowboys seem well on track to make the playoffs and contend in them, but these victories have Philadelphia and Washington fans wondering if they can also earn postseason berths.


Philadelphia Eagles (4-6)

To be perfectly clear it isn’t preposterous to suggest that Philly or Washington (who we’ll get to shortly) could be Wildcard teams this season. That particular race is wide open and at present time the seven seed is a .500 Carolina Panthers team and all of the “in the hunt” squads are obviously below that threshold. That includes the Eagles and Football Team.

Philly is seeing more sustainable play from Jalen Hurts as of late, DeVonta Smith is starting to produce more consistently, and even head coach Nick Sirianni is stabilizing a bit. Mix all of that together with an easy remaining schedule and the Eagles could find themselves playing in mid-January.

From our friends at Bleeding Green Nation:

Let’s not kid ourselves, the Eagles aren’t going into Green Bay, Arizona or Dallas and beating the Packers, Cardinals or Cowboys in the playoffs. In fact, the NFC’s top five teams (Bucs and Rams included) are all juggernauts. All can go to the Super Bowl.

However, with seven playoff teams and three wild cards in the NFC, the door is open for some mediocre teams, like the Eagles, to sneak in. At 4-6, the Eagles are currently No. 11 in the conference, one game behind the 5-5 Carolina Panthers, who hold the No. 7 seed, and a half-game behind the Vikings, Falcons and 49ers (all 5-6).

The lackluster play of two supposed …….

Source: https://www.bloggingtheboys.com/2021/11/17/22785270/state-of-the-nfc-east-recent-wins-have-philadelphia-and-washington-fans-talking-about-playoffs