While Cowboys Rest, NFC East Standing Could Improve

    Currently enjoying their as the 5-1 leaders of the , the could be in an even better position after this Sunday's games. All three of their division rivals face tough matchups today.

    Here are the East standings going into Week 7.

    Dallas Cowboys 5-1
    Washington 4-2

    In a game that just got underway in London, the New York Giants are facing the . Both teams are 3-3 and have had highs and lows so far in 2016. While is the better in the matchup, the Rams' is more talented than New York's.

    Washington (4-2) hosts the surging . After a 1-3 start to the year, Detroit has won their last two against the Eagles and Rams. is a more reliable QB than , but Washington has had more consistent offensive production over all. Neither team's defense has been very good so far this year.

    Philadelphia has the toughest draw, traveling to face the undefeated . The showdown between and is its own intriguing storyline; Bradford was “QB1” in Philadelphia less than two months ago. , Vikings , is leading the pack in the race.

    Obviously, the Cowboys will appreciate any cushion they can get with so much season left to go.

    Jess Haynie
    Jess Haynie
    Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!


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