The Dallas Cowboys simply picked up a completely obligatory victory. They nonetheless face an uphill battle in the event that they wish to usurp the NFC East lead from the Philadelphia Eagles, however their 40-34 victory on Christmas Eve prolonged their probabilities at the very least one other week.
The Cowboys received all they may deal with from the Jalen Hurts-less Eagles, however the win retains them two video games again of Philadelphia with two video games left this season.
Attending to the Tremendous Bowl is a tall process, however it’s even tougher as a Wild Card. The chances of getting a house playoff sport with out profitable a division are fairly low, so the Cowboys know what’s at stake.
It took an entire effort, however the Cowboys keep alive within the NFC East and on the very least present one other group a gap to get the NFC’s high seed from Philadelphia.
Cowboys followers are understandably ecstatic over the victory, even when it got here in opposition to a backup. The Eagles’ first victory over Dallas got here with out Dak Prescott, so the 2 groups are successfully even now.
Both manner, they’re thrilled with their group’s efficiency tonight.
The victory might need come in opposition to a backup quarterback, however all of them depend the identical and so they may depend slightly extra this late within the season.
How can the Dallas Cowboys win the NFC East?
Even after the clutch victory, the Dallas Cowboys face an uphill and unlikely battle to win their division. They path by two with two video games remaining, which implies their path to the NFC East crown is straightforward.
They should win out and so they want the Eagles to lose out. The Cowboys get the 7-8 Tennessee Titans subsequent week, who’re all of a sudden second within the AFC South and in determined want of wins.
They may end the season in opposition to the 7-7-1 Washington Commanders, who may be in determined want of that win to sneak into the playoffs.
The Eagles will end in opposition to the 6-9 New Orleans Saints and the 8-6-1 New York Giants. They want only one win to clinch the division and will clinch the highest seed within the NFC with the identical.