2020 NFL Preview & Predictions – NFC East

NFC East

The NFC East was arguably the worst Division in the NFL last season, with a combined record of 24-40.  Despite that, they have 2 teams capable of making a Playoff run in 2020, with 1 capable of winning the Super Bowl.  Who would that be?  Let’s take a look.

Washington Redskins Football Team


2019 Record - 3-13
2019 Scoring Offense - 32nd
2019 Rushing Offense - 22nd
2019 Passing Offense - 32nd
2019 Scoring Defense - 27th
2019 Rushing Defense - 31st
2019 Passing Defense - 18th
Key Losses - CB Quinton Dunbar, TE Jordan Reed, LT Trent Williams, TE Vernon Davis, QB Case Keenum, CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
Key Additions - CB Kendall Fuller, G Wes Schweitzer, FS Sean Davis, LB Thomas Davis, TE Logan Thomas, OLB Kevin Pierre-Louis, CB Ronald Darby, LT Cornelius Lucas, RB J.D. McKissic, RB Peyton Barber, WR Dontrelle Inman, QB Kyle Allen
Draft Picks - DE Chase Young, RB Antonio Gibson, OT Saahdiq Charles, WR Antonio Gandy-Golden, C Keith Ismael, LB Khaleke Hudson, S Kamren Curl, DE James Smith-Williams
Biggest Strength - Rushing the Quarterback
Biggest Weakness - Their entire offense
Biggest Question - Will Alex Smith be able to return to form after that horrific injury?
Notes - New Head Coach (Ron Rivera); Curious to see how much this stupid name change affects the season
COVID – LB Josh Harvey-Clemons opting out of season
2020 Prediction - 2-14


New York Giants


2019 Record - 4-12
2019 Scoring Offense - 18th
2019 Rushing Offense - 18th
2019 Passing Offense - 18th
2019 Scoring Defense - 30th
2019 Rushing Defense - 20th
2019 Passing Defense - 28th
Key Losses - QB Eli Manning, ILB Alec Ogletree, FS Antoine Bethea, LS Zak DeOssie
Key Additions - CB James Bradberry, ILB Blake Martinez, OLB Kyler Fackrell, T Cameron Fleming, TE Levine Toilolo, RB Dion Lewis
Draft Picks - OT Andrew Thomas, S Xavier McKinney, OT Matt Peart, CB Darnay Holmes, G Shane Lemieux, LB Cam Brown, LB Carter Coughlin, LB T.J. Brunson, CB Chris Williamson, LB Tae Crowder
Biggest Strength - Arguably the best Running Back in the NFL (Saquon Barkley)
Biggest Weakness - Stopping the pass
Biggest Question - Will Daniel Jones be the heir apparent to Eli Manning?
Notes - New Head Coach (Joe Judge); On paper, one of the worst teams in the NFL
COVID – CB Sam Beal, WR Da’Mari Scott, OT Nate Solder opting out of season
2020 Prediction - 2-14


Philadelphia Eagles


2019 Record - 9-7
2019 Scoring Offense - 12th
2019 Rushing Offense - 11th
2019 Passing Offense - 11th
2019 Scoring Defense - 15th
2019 Rushing Defense - 3rd
2019 Passing Defense - 19th
Key Losses - RB Darren Sproles, G Halapoulivaati Vaitai, FS Malcolm Jenkins, RB Jordan Howard, OLB Kamu Grugier-Hill, CB Ronald Darby, WR Nelson Agholor
Key Additions - DT Javon Hargrave, WR Marquise Goodwin, CB Darius Slay
Draft Picks - WR Jalen Reagor, QB Jalen Hurts, LB Davion Taylor, S K'Von Wallace, G Jack Driscoll, WR John Hightower, LB Shaun Bradley, WR Quez Watkins, OT Prince Tega Wanogho, DE Casey Toohill
Biggest Strength - Receiving corps (DeSean Jackson, Alshon Jeffery, Jalen Reagor, Zach Ertz)
Biggest Weakness - Stopping the pass
Biggest Question - Will Carson Wentz finally stay healthy enough for a post-season run?
Notes - Very excited to see what Jalen Hurts can do once Wentz gets hurt!
COVID – WR Marquise Goodwin opting out of season
2020 Prediction - 12-4


Dallas Cowboys


2019 Record - 8-8
2019 Scoring Offense - 6th
2019 Rushing Offense - 5th
2019 Passing Offense - 2nd
2019 Scoring Defense - 11th
2019 Rushing Defense - 11th
2019 Passing Defense - 10th
Key Losses - C Travis Frederick, CB Byron Jones, LB Robert Quinn, WR Randall Cobb, DT Maliek Collins, TE Jason Witten, T Cameron Fleming, G Xavier Su'a-Filo, SS Jeff Heath, DE Michael Bennett, WR Tavon Austin, OLB Malcolm Smith
Key Additions - DT Gerald McCoy, K Greg Zuerlein, FS HaHa Clinton-Dix, DT Dontari Poe, QB Andy Dalton, CB Daryl Worley
Draft Picks - WR CeeDee Lamb, CB Trevon Diggs, DT Neville Gallimore, CB Reggie Robinson II, C Tyler Biadasz, DE Bradlee Anae, QB Ben DiNucci
Biggest Strength - Trio of Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott, & Amari Cooper
Biggest Weakness - Defensive backfield
Biggest Question - Will new Coach Mike McCarthy finally get the most out of this uber-talented team?
Notes - New Head Coach (Mike McCarthy); On paper, one of the best rosters in the NFL
COVID – FB Jamize Olawale, Stephen Guidry, CB Maurice Canady opting out of season
2020 Prediction - 13-3  DIVISION WINNER


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