Week 7 is in the books and the NFC East finished with a 1-2 record as the Dallas Cowboys were enjoying their bye week. The New York Giants picked up the lone win for the group as they handed the Carolina Panthers their third loss of the year to the division with an impressive, 25-3 victory. The Philadelphia Eagles faced off with the Las Vegas Raiders but fell 33-22. The Washington Football Team traveled to Lambeau Field to square off with the Green Bay Packers but were unable to generate many points in a 24-10 loss.
Through seven weeks the division has a combined record of 11-16. The Cowboys currently have a 3.5-game lead with a 5-1 record. The Giants, Eagles and WFT are all 2-5, with Washington having a slight edge with a 1-0 division record. The Cowboys have almost equaled the combined win total of the other three foes. Beyond the records, are these teams any closer to competing with Dallas?
At CowboysWire, each week the division performances are reviewed using advanced analytics. In this study advanced stats such as Expected Points Added, Completion Percentage over Expected, Success Rate and more to determine how the Cowboys, Eagles, Giants and Washington stack up against each other and the rest of the league. It will examine the whos, whats and whys to uncover the hidden science that determine the most important statistic of all, wins and losses.