NFC East Roundup: Week 15

Posted Dec 16, 2013

Here's how the NFC East is shaping up after 15 weeks

Philadelphia Eagles (8-6, 3-2 NFC East)

Week 15: Lost at Minnesota 48-30

  • The NFL’s leading rusher, LeSean McCoy, had 38 yards on just eight carries after recording a career-high 217 yards last week.
  • After nine games of allowing 21 points or fewer, the Eagles gave up their highest total since losing to Denver 52-20 in September.
  • The Eagles became the fifth team in NFL history to have 11 games in one season with at least 400 yards of offense.
  • Next: vs. Chicago (Sun. night)

Dallas Cowboys (7-7, 4-0 NFC East)

Week 15: Lost to Green Bay at home 37-36

  • Ahead 26-3 at halftime, the Packers matched their biggest comeback in franchise history as Dallas quarterback Tony Romo threw two interceptions in the final three minutes.
  • The Cowboys ended up without their top four linebackers after Justin Durant (hamstring) and Ernie Sims (hip) were knocked out. They were already playing without Sean Lee and Bruce Carter.
  • Next: at Washington

New York Giants (5-9, 2-3 NFC East)

Week 15: Lost to Seattle at home 23-0

  • The Giants are assured of finishing with a losing record for the first time since 2004, the year head coach Tom Coughlin and quarterback Eli Manning arrived.
  • The Giants have at least one turnover in all 14 games this season. The last season in which they had a turnover in every game was 2007.
  • Next: at Detroit

Washington Redskins (3-11, 0-4 NFC East)

Week 15: Lost at Atlanta 27-26

  • Kirk Cousins started at quarterback in place of Robert Griffin III, completing 29 of 45 passes for 381 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Griffin did not suit but watched from the sideline.
  • The loss was the Redskins’ sixth in a row this season.
  • Next: vs. Dallas