A win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Christmas Eve was essential for the Dallas Cowboys to have a chance at winning the NFC East. The Cowboys don’t control fate over whether they win the division, but they can handle how they finish the season.
ESPN’s latest Football Power Index (FPI) predictions show the Cowboys shy away in the NFC East race. why? The Eagles won despite Dallas being predicted to win each of their last two games. That meant Philly would take home the division title.
FPI sees the Cowboys beat the Tennessee Titans 16-13 on Prime Video’s “Thursday Night Football.” … The Eagles handled the New Orleans Saints 44-27 to win the division. Elsewhere in the NFC East, the New York Giants beat the Indianapolis Colts to make the playoffs.
The Cowboys’ predicted victory over the Titans should come as no surprise as they are the favorites. But… with the Titans looking to rest players for their Week 18 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, it’s amazing how close the prediction of Dallas being the 13-point favorite is to the game. .
Speaking of Week 18, ESPN saw the Cowboys beat the Washington Commanders 47-7, combined with a 23-16 win over the Vikings in Week 17, to a 37-10 victory over the Detroit Lions and a hand to the Green Bay Packers. lent I mean they make the playoffs.
In this scenario, the Cowboys would finish as the NFC’s fifth seed. That means traveling to Tampa Bay to play a wild card against Tom Brady’s Buccaneers.
The Cowboys and Titans are scheduled to kick off Thursday at 7:15 PM CT. …computers not allowed – only real results.
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