The Dallas Cowboys just had an absolutely mandatory win. They still face an uphill battle if they want to wrest the NL East lead from the Philadelphia Eagles, but their 40-34 victory on Christmas Eve extended their chances by at least a week.
The Cowboys got all they could handle from the Jalen Hurts-less Eagles, but the win put them two games behind Philadelphia with two games left in the season.
Getting to the Super Bowl is a daunting task, but being a wild card is even harder. The odds of making the playoffs at home without winning the division are very low, so the Cowboys know what’s at stake.
It’s been a huge effort, but the Cowboys are staying alive in the NFC East, at least providing another team with a chance to get the NFC’s No. 1 seed from Philadelphia.
Cowboys fans were understandably ecstatic about the win, even with the bench. The Eagles’ first win over the Mavericks came without Dak Prescott, so both teams are still in effect for now.
Either way, they’re all excited about what the team did tonight.
victory may come from backup quarterbackbut they all count the same, and they may count more at the end of the season.
How did the Dallas Cowboys win the NFC East?
Even after the key win, the Dallas Cowboys face an uphill and unlikely battle to win their division. They’re two points behind with two games left, which means their path to the NFC East title is easy.
They have to win, they need the Eagles to lose. The Cowboys next week face the 7-8 Tennessee Titans, who are suddenly second in the AFC South and desperate for a win.
They will end the season against 7-7-1 commander washingtonthey may desperately need this win to sneak into the playoffs.
this eagles Against the 6-9 New Orleans Saints and 8-6-1 New York Giants. They only need one win to win the division and have the No. 1 seed in the NFC.