Just when you think you know the NFL, let alone the NFC East, you don’t. Jill Biden. Cheese Sauce. Carson Wentz injury. Only someone who hasn’t followed the beast division that is the NFC East would not understand what is going on this season. But to make things easier, refer to how each team (except for one) got away with a great win over the weekend.

Washington Commanders: Wentz is out

The Washington Commanders walked away with a win against the Chicago Bears over the weekend, 12-7. Was it an anti-climatic game? Yes. But the Commanders still prevailed, even with Carson Wentz getting injured mid-game but still managed to finish the day going 12-for-22 for 99 yards. Taylor Heinicke will take the starting job as Wentz will be recovering for 4-6 weeks.

New York Giants: All the Sauce

The New York Giants do it again. Somehow they completely flipped the script from last season and dominated in back to back weeks taking down great teams. The Giants have all the Sauce and brought their A-game versus the Baltimore Ravens, winning 24-20. The Giants are really starting to prove themselves as the NFC East continues to be a strong division.

Dallas Cowboys: Dirty Dallas

The Dallas Cowboys came to the Lincoln Financial Field for a hopeful win against their long-time rival, the Philadelphia Eagles. What they got instead was messy penalties and read like a book all throughout the game. Even when the team was about to make a comeback, it just wasn’t enough. The Cowboys had unnecessary roughness and other kinds of messy calls that ended up hurting the team in the long run. Otherwise, the Cowboys are a real contending team this season, they just need to

Philadelphia Eagles: What a weekend

Jill Biden. Meek Mill. Joel Embiid. Undefeated at home with a huge rival with the lingering excitement of the Phillies making it to the NLCS. The vibes were immaculate at the Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday night with a great win over the Dallas Cowboys, 26-17. Jalen Hurts and company kept it together with a firey first half and doing just enough in the second to secure a win. There might be lingering issues, but for a 6-0 team, the Eagles are in pretty good shape heading into the bye week.

 

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