Thursday could not have been a better day for the New York Giants. The Dallas Cowboys lost -- and may have once again lost quarterback Tony Romo. The Philadelphia Eagles lost -- got humiliated, really -- and look like a team that has packed it in and is ready for a new coach and another makeover.
Let's review the carnage of a Thanksgiviving Day NFC East massacre that left the Giants sitting pretty in the race to the division title
Lions 45, Eagles 14
The Eagles lost for the third straight time, gave up 45 points for the second straight week, and fell to 4-7. They gave up 337 yards and five touchdowns to Matthew Stafford. They look like a team that knows their season is pretty much over. Even their fans seem to see that all they have left at this point is wondering about Chip Kelly's future.
Panthers 33, Cowboys 14
Dallas entered Thursday hoping that victory over the unbeaten Panthers would springboard them on a late-season run to the division title. Instead they left the game a broken team. Dallwas was dominated by the 11-0 Panthers. The game was already losy before Tony Romo suffered a season-ending injury on the final play of the third quarter. Romo has been diagnosed with a hairline fracture of the left clavicle, basically the same injury that cost him seven games earlier in the season.
Dallas is now 3-8. They haven't won a game Romo hasn't played in. Mathematically they still have a chance, but realistically the Cowboys' season is over." Read more...