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Which NFC East team should be considered division favorites?

Dallas? Washington? Or neither?

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There’s a popular belief that the NFC East is the Cowboys’ division to lose in 2021.

Early point spreads have Dallas favored to win 10 games this season. That’s twice as much as the next closest NFC East team with the Giants being favored to win five.

So, is the hype justified (is it ever when it comes to the Cowboys)? Are we too easily dismissing last year’s division champs, the Washington Football Team? Are the Giants and/or Eagles going to defy expectations?

RJ Ochoa and I invited Hogs Haven’s Bryan H. Stabbe on this week’s NFC East Mixtape podcast to discuss all this and more. Some really good, in-depth conversation this week’s episode:

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Show highlights include but are not limited to:

  • RJ and I disagreeing on the combination of Ron Rivera and Ryan Fitzpatrick being better than the pairing of Dak Prescott and Mike McCarthy
  • Why I’m so down on McCarthy
  • Bryan’s confidence level in Fitzpatrick
  • How much it hurts Washington fans to see Ryan Kerrigan join the Eagles
  • Predicting how the NFC East standings will shake out
  • RJ and Bryan making the case for the Giants as the division’s worst team and Jalen Hurts not being the worst QB in the division

Poll

Which NFC East team should be considered division favorites?

This poll is closed

  • 31%
    Cowboys
    (828 votes)
  • 35%
    Football Team
    (958 votes)
  • 28%
    Eagles
    (752 votes)
  • 4%
    Giants
    (129 votes)
2667 votes total Vote Now

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