After an announcement judge over the Seattle Seahawks, the Giants fetch themselves at the head of the NFC East with a 5-7 characterize with four video games left to prance in the 2020 NFL season. It’s a keep nobody believed they’d be in at 1-7 by eight video games, nonetheless with the sub-par play of the remainder of the teams in the East, right here we are.
Can the Giants hang on and attain the postseason? The accurate system it may well possibly well happen with their most recent characterize may be to judge their division. There are some tricky video games left on the agenda and every person is in point of fact quiet in the bustle.
So this tracker will serve as a manual for the remainder of the season to gape what the Giants’ probability is of reaching the playoffs for the essential time since 2016. Let’s lift a gape at every team’s topic in the division coming into Week 14…
NEW YORK GIANTS: 5-7
Odds to judge division (in preserving with The New York Cases, as of Monday morning): 64%
Subsequent opponent: Arizona Cardinals (6-6)
Contemporary playoff opponent: vs. No. 5 Seattle Seahawks
New York’s most recent playoff matchup may be in opposition to the team they correct upset with Colt McCoy taking on the offense for Daniel Jones after he suffered a hamstring injure in Week 12. While McCoy held it down, and Wayne Gallman pounded the ground for over 130 yards speeding, it changed into the protection that shut down the third-perfect scoring offense in the NFL.
Patrick Graham’s protection has been clicking on all cylinders, and they did extra than correct trudge their toughest test of the season to this level. They owned it.
The Giants are in actuality driving a four-game judge fade heading into their game in opposition to the Cardinals.
Odds to judge division: 19%
Subsequent opponent: vs. San Francisco 49ers
After the Washington Soccer Crew seen the Giants pull the upset of the week, they answered with the upset of the season. Washington handed the Pittsburgh Steelers their first lack of the season on Monday to make a decision on themselves in the NFC East bustle,
A loss would possess made a comeback practically no longer doable, as they’d had been a game at the lend a hand of the Giants who possess the tiebreaker over them after a season sweep this three hundred and sixty five days. A loss would possess pressured Washington to make up two video games in the last four weeks. However they’re completely quiet alive.
Alex Smith is starting up to fetch a groove under heart after taking on, and Ron Rivera knows what playoff soccer is set, so that you just would by no methodology depend out this community. However Antonio Gibson may well trudge over some time with a toe injure he suffered in Monday’s game.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES: 3-8-1
Odds to judge division: 9%
Subsequent opponent: vs. New Orleans Saints (10-2)
Philly has a rough home stretch – the hardest last agenda in the division in actuality. And as well they correct took their fourth loss in a row after their defeat in opposition to Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Sunday.
The NFC South-main Saints are on a roll even with Drew Brees no longer under heart, and the Eagles’ protection over all over again has to face one in every of the acceptable offenses in the league. They correct can’t opt a atomize with playing factual teams until they play the Cowboys and Soccer Crew to full the three hundred and sixty five days. It also doesn’t serve that Carson Wentz has now been benched for Jalen Hurts, who will make his first NFL begin in opposition to the head protection in the league on Sunday.
DALLAS COWBOYS: 3-9
Odds to judge division: 4% (as of Tuesday morning)
Subsequent opponent: at Cincinnati Bengals (2-9-1)
The Cowboys needed to serve until Tuesday night to indirectly win lend a hand on the topic, nonetheless that extra time proved no profit for Dallas, because the Ravens walloped them 34-17. Lamar Jackson threw for correct 107 yards, nonetheless the Ravens racked up a ridiculous 294 yards on the ground in opposition to Dallas
Andy Dalton threw for 285 yards in Dallas’ loss, nonetheless the Cowboys’ offense has gone stagnant. Ezekiel Elliott won 77 yards on the ground on 18 carries, nonetheless has quiet most provocative eclipsed the 100-yard tag in a game once this season, which came in opposition to Minnesota in boring November.
The Cowboys possess now lost six out of seven, and they are not anywhere shut to inserting issues collectively.