December 01, 2016
On Thanksgiving Day a week ago, the Dallas Cowboys helped the Philadelphia Eagles by beating the Washington Redskins, a team that was ahead of the Birds in the wild-card race. And then... the Eagles didn't capitalize on Monday night against the Green Bay Packers.
One week later, a Cowboys win over the Minnesota Vikings would help the Eagles yet again, as the Eagles own the Vikings' first-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Obviously, every Vikings loss will help the Eagles get a better spot in the draft order.
Yes, it'll feel dirty, but if you're an Eagles fan, you should be rooting for Dallas tonight. After this week, the Vikings' schedule becomes extraordinarily easy. Their remaining opponents:
It's Sleeves vs. the Cowboys! Feel free to discuss the game below.