The NFC East continued its reign of terror on the NFL as the division posted a 3-1 record in Week 6.
With another winning week in the books, the NFC East has further cemented its spot as the best division in football. The combined record from teams in the division is 17-7. The division with the next best record is the AFC East at 15-9.
Here’s a look at the NFC East standings through six games:
- Philadelphia Eagles: 6-0
- New York Giants: 5-1
- Dallas Cowboys: 4-2
- Washington Commanders: 2-4
Eagles capitalize on Cowboys mistakes
The Eagles defense capitalized on some key mistakes from Cooper Rush in a 26-17 win over the Cowboys. Rush threw three interceptions in the loss after recording no turnovers in his previous four games as a starter.
Jalen Hurts threw for 155 yards and two touchdowns. His top target was A.J. Brown who reeled in five catches for 67 yards and a touchdown.
Philadelphia’s rushing attack was equally as effective. The Eagles ran for 136 yards on Sunday night. Leading the way was Miles Sanders with 71 yards and a touchdown.
The Eagles are on bye in Week 7 while the Cowboys square off with the Detroit Lions.
The G-Men continue to surprise
NFL fans and media members have been counting on the Giants’ magical season to fall flat, but New York keeps on chugging along. This week, the Giants took down the Baltimore Ravens 24-20.
Daniel Jones threw for two touchdowns and Saquon Barkley rushed for a score. Ravens RB Kenyan Drake had a big game, gaining 119 yards on the ground. But it wasn’t enough to get Baltimore the victory.
The Giants next matchup is with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Commanders snap a four-game losing streak
Washington got off the snide on Thursday Night Football against the Chicago Bears, winning 12-7.
The Bears outgained the Commanders 392 yards to 214 yards, respectively. But Chicago’s inability to convert a few red zone opportunities gave the Commanders the victory.
But it wasn’t all good news for Washington. Carson Wentz fractured his finger and is expected to miss four to six weeks. Backup Taylor Heinicke will take over at QB until Wentz can return.
The Commanders will square off with the Green Bay Packers in Week 7.