3. Is there still something to play for in the NFC East?
There absolutely is. Listen, the Cowboys can still win the division.
It isn’t via any crazy path, advanced statistics, or wishful thinking. If they handle their business and win the rest of their divisional games, which is highly highly likely that they can, they can still win it all.
They won’t be able to do much in the playoffs though, based on what we have seen thus far and unless there is a full turnaround by the defense, but they can still make it there. This season isn’t lost so much as to say they can’t win the NFC East, so much as it is to say that they can’t win anything beyond that.
I would still be happy to win the Division, even though it would be more a constellation prize and simply for the right to lose in the first round/wildcard round of the playoffs. Beggars can’t be choosers and right now, we are just begging for anything good in Big D.
The Dallas Cowboys are still a bad team. At this point though, it’s only half because of how bad the defense is at their worst and on the other half, injury.
This season can still somewhat be salvaged though, but only as far as possibly winning the division, I believe. The answers to these questions shed light on what the rest of the year could look light and specifically, what this week could look like. Let’s keep our fingers crossed.