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Sport How Cowboys can still make playoffs if they lose to Eagles

05:46  21 december  2019
05:46  21 december  2019 Source:   12up.com

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Good news: If the Cowboys beat the Eagles in Week 16, they can probably afford to lose their other two games. How many of those put the Cowboys in the playoffs ? Far too many to check by hand. So we built this simulator. Most calculators force you to choose the winners of each remaining game.

Yes, the Eagles still have a chance to make the playoffs , even with another loss. For now, they ’re smarting after their 29-23 overtime loss to the Cowboys on So the Panthers have to lose at least two more games. Considering that they ’ve lost five straight, that’s quite possible. One thing to watch is the

At this point, the NFL should just give away the NFC East's playoff spot, because this is getting ridiculous. The Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys are both 7-7, yet somehow one of them is guaranteed to be playing postseason football. Either way, rules are rules.

a football player holding a football ball: Even if they lose to the Eagles this week, the Dallas Cowboys could still make the playoffs© Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images Even if they lose to the Eagles this week, the Dallas Cowboys could still make the playoffs

The Eagles and Cowboys faced off once earlier this year, with Dallas winning 37-10. Thus, the Cowboys are considered to be decent favorites, even with the hoopla surrounding Dak Prescott's shoulder. But what if the Cowboys somehow lose? Is there any chance of them making the playoffs?

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How the Dallas Cowboys Can Still Make the Playoffs . Following Week 10 of the NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys are sitting at 2-7 and riding a seven game losing streak. Most 2-7 teams would start turning their attention towards college prospects as they prepare for one of the top picks in the draft

Both the Cowboys and Seahawks lost winnable games in Week 15, which brings the Eagles within one game of those teams with two to play . This is obviously the most direct way for the Eagles to make the playoffs , but they still need help. If they beat the Texans and Redskins, they will be 9-7.

Of course it's possible. For crying out loud, it's the NFC East.

If the Cowboys lose, they can still earn a playoff berth by beating the Redskins in Week 17. However, they'll have to rely on their rival New York Giants to take care of business against the Eagles. While the G-Men have struggled, they only lost to Philadelphia by only a touchdown the last time they played, so it's possible.

So, while taking care of business at Lincoln Financial Field is obviously the preferred option, Cowboys fans can enjoy some comfort in knowing that a loss on Sunday doesn't guarantee they won't be playing football in January.

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What teams should Cowboys fans be rooting for to win and lose ? What's the current playoff picture? Find out how the play of Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons and more teams will help determine if the Cowboys make the playoffs .

See what happens if the _ win… or if they lose . With 16 games remaining, there are about 65,536 different ways the N.F.L. regular season could end. How many of those put the _ in the playoffs ?

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