Handicapping the NFC East race

Redskins can not only make the playoffs, but also win the division

Originally Published: December 16, 2012
By Matt Williamson | ESPN.com
Jason Pierre-Paul, DeMarcus Ware and Rob JacksonUSA Today Sports Images, Getty ImagesCould two NFC East teams now make the playoffs this year?

After the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins won and the New York Giants got blown out in Atlanta on Sunday, the NFC East is now a three-way tie between the Giants, Redskins and Cowboys. Obviously one of these teams will win the division, but two could end up in the postseason with Seattle and San Francisco most likely both going to the playoffs from the NFC West.

With two games to play, who of these three has the best chance of winning the division and, more specifically, who has the edge in Week 17 in what sets up to be a massive game between Washington and Dallas?


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