NFC East Power Rankings: Are the Eagles still favored ahead of Week 1?

Philadelphia Eagles, Jalen Hurts
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3. New York Giants

This division had three playoff teams last year, therefore coming in at number three is not necessarily a knock on the New York Giants. Last year, the Giants were a pleasant surprise in the NFC, led by Brian Daboll who seemed to help quarterback Daniel Jones turn a corner.

Jones was the least turnover-prone, in 2022, that he has been throughout his career. That was the missing piece in terms of Jones developing and taking the next step, and he was able to do it. Of course, having a healthy Saquon Barkley helps any offense, especially one lacking a true pass catching threat.

This year, the Giants added Darren Waller and guys like Parris Campbell and rookie Jalin Hyatt, who could all become integral parts of this passing attack. Jones could potentially have an even better season this year, allowing the Giants to become even more competetive.

New York finished last year toward the bottom in total defense, though, which is where they have to improve if they're going to try and make a jump any higher in this division. Ahead of the Giants are two prolific offenses that can put up points in a hurry.