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

Philadelphia Eagles, Jalen Hurts
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2. Dallas Cowboys

At number two, it's still the Dallas Cowboys. There is always a lot of hype around the Cowboys, and this year is no different. Their defense is loaded with playmakers and are a unit that can flip a game on a moment's notice. With Micah Parsons switching to a full-time pass rusher, that could take these guys to the next level.

Assuming the rest of the pack steps up and plays like they're capable of playing, led by Trevon Diggs in the secondary, the Cowboys very well could have a shot at boasting the top defense in football.

Offensively, Dallas should be just fine, so long as Dak Prescott is able to stay healthy all season as well as return to form. Just a couple of years ago, Prescott looked like one of the best quarterbacks in football, proving to throw 400-yard games like it was nothing.

Dak has no shortage of weapons, either, led by two-time Pro Bowler CeeDee Lamb at wide receiver. He also has newcomer Brandin Cooks, who can still be a threat in this league, along with the big play ability of Michael Gallup.

Don't forget an incoming breakout from Tony Pollard. If you thought last year was good, Pollard has the chance to make an even bigger impact as the true number one this season.