GIANTS' SCENARIOS TO WIN NFC EAST AFTER VICTORY OVER COWBOYS
"So after Sunday
night’s victory, what do the Giants need the rest of the way to win the NFC
East? Here’s the breakdown:
-- A better record than the Cowboys over the final three weeks.
-- The same record as Dallas the rest of the way AND a victory over
the Cowboys on Jan. 1. That would give the Giants the head-to-head
-- Wins over the Redskins and Jets AND, should the Cowboys beat
Tampa Bay and the Giants, a loss by Dallas to the Eagles on Christmas Eve. The
Giants would win the tiebreaker because of a better record in common games.
-- Any other scenario except the ones listed above would mean the Cowboys win
the NFC East. Tiebreakers in division record and conference record would favor
Dallas in a few scenarios.
-- Now, the one caveat to all of this is if the Eagles tie the Giants,
Cowboys or both at 8-8. Philly would win the division because of a better
divisional record than the Giants and the head-to-head tiebreaker over