In a weekly post, we'll talk about where teams in the NFC East sit after each weekend of play.
1. Philadelphia Eagles (7-2) — All we heard was how the Eagles wouldn't have much, if any, drop-off after losing Nick Foles and replacing him under center with Mark Sanchez, the Sanchize. As crazy as it might've sounded on the surface, it turned out to look pretty true on Monday night as the Eagles romped the Panthers and Sanchez threw for more than 300 yards and two touchdowns. Can he keep it up?
2. Dallas Cowboys (7-3) — The bye week is finally here after they resorted to playing Tony Romo in London against a one-win Jacksonville game, and all Romo did was have one of his better games of what has probably been the best season of his career. The bye week is coming at a great time, as the Cowboys hope to have Romo feeling better when they resume in two weeks against the Giants, as well as a few banged up defensive starters, led by Rolando McClain.
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3. Washington Redskins (3-6) — Coming off a bye, the Redskins have had a prolonged opportunity to get Robert Griffin III back up to speed, and the difference in the Redskins' running game in the last game (a win) was evident with Alfred Morris finding more running room thanks to the threat of RG3. This team still has a lot of issues, most notably its 30th-ranked pass defense, but they have their starting QB back now.
4. New York Giants (3-6) — A game at Seattle that appeared to be a close one quickly got out of hand on Sunday as Marshawn Lynch had one of the best games of his career, rushing for 140 yards and four touchdowns against the Giants. Imagine what DeMarco Murray might do next week.