The Eagles sat idle this week, but made small strides in their quest to pick themselves up off the mat and somehow make the playoffs.
Their chances of qualifying for the postseason increased from 17 to 19 percent, primarily on the strength of the Redskins’ 33-20 loss to Carolina.
While the Falcons’ win over Detroit doesn’t help things in terms of the Wild Card picture, let’s be honest–if the Eagles want in, they are going to have to take the NFC East. In order to do that, the Eagles must win next Sunday night’s crucial matchup with the Dallas Cowboys.
It is the ultimate swing game–the Eagles are very much alive with a win. But their season is dead with a loss. Let the angst commence.
Check out the full chart of the NFC Playoff picture after the jump.