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Can the Cowboys still win the division?

The Cowboys will battle the Redskins, Giants and Eagles for the division title.
The Cowboys will battle the Redskins, Giants and Eagles for the division title. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Star-Telegram staffers offer their annual predictions for the season. Somebody still has faith the Cowboys, despite losing Tony Romo for some games, can win the division:

DREW DAVISON, Cowboys beat writer

Division winners

NFC East: Washington

NFC North: Green Bay

NFC South: Carolina

NFC West: Arizona

Wildcards: Seattle, New York Giants

NFC champion: Arizona

AFC

AFC East: New England

AFC North: Pittsburgh

AFC South: Jacksonville

AFC West: Kansas City

Wildcards: Oakland, Cincinnati 

AFC champion: Pittsburgh

Cowboys' record: 7-9

Super Bowl winner: Pittsburgh

MVP: Aaron Rodgers, Packers

Offensive Player of the Year: Cam Newton, Panthers

Defensive Player of the Year: Khalil Mack, Raiders

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys

Defensive Rookie of the Year: Myles Jack, Jaguars

Comeback Player: Jamaal Charles, Chiefs

Coach of the Year: Mike Tomlin, Steelers

MAC ENGEL, Columnist

Division winners

NFC East: NYG

NFC North: Packers

NFC South: Panthers

NFC West: Seahawks

Wildcards: Falcons, Cardinals

NFC champion: Seahawks

AFC

AFC East: Patriots

AFC North: Ravens

AFC South: Titans

AFC West: Raiders

Wildcards: Chiefs, Bengals

AFC champion: Patriots

Cowboys' record: 8-8

Super Bowl winner: Seahawks

MVP

Offensive Player of the Year: Aaron Rodgers, Packers

Defensive Player of the Year: Honey Badger, Cardinals

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys

Defensive Rookie of the Year: Karl Joseph, Raiders 

Comeback Player: Joe Flacco, Ravens

Coach of the Year: Jack Del Rio, Raiders

DAVID HUMPHREY, Assignment editor

Division winners

NFC East: Cowboys

NFC North: Packers

NFC South: Panthers

NFC West: Cardinals

Wildcards: Seahawks, Saints

NFC champion: Cardinals

AFC

AFC East: Patriots

AFC North: Bengals

AFC South: Texans

AFC West: Broncos

Wildcards: Chiefs, Steelers

AFC champion: Bengals

Cowboys' record: 10-6

Super Bowl winner: Cardinals

MVP/Offensive Player of the Year: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay

Defensive Player of the Year: Khalil Mack, Oakland

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas

Defensive Rookie of the Year: Robert Nkemdiche, Arizona 

Comeback Player: Jordy Nelson, Green Bay

Coach of the Year: Bruce Arians, Arizona

CLARENCE HILL, Cowboys beat writer

Division winners

NFC East: Giants 

NFC North: Packers

NFC South: Panthers

NFC West: Seahawks

Wildcards: Cardinals, Redskins

NFC champion: Panthers

AFC

AFC East: Patriots

AFC North: Steelers

AFC South: Jaguars

AFC West: Raiders

Wildcards: Bengals, Chiefs

AFC champion: Steelers

Cowboys' record: 8-8

Super Bowl winner: Panthers

MVP: Aaron Rodgers, Packers

Offensive Player of the Year: Todd Gurley, Rams 

Defensive Player of the Year: Von Miller, Broncos

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys

Defensive Rookie of the Year: Jalen Ramsey, Jaguars

Comeback Player: Jamaal Charles, Chiefs

Coach of the Year: Mike Tomlin, Steelers

 

GIL LEBRETON, Columnist

Division winners

NFC East: Cowboys

NFC North: Packers

NFC South: Panthers

NFC West: Cardinals

Wildcards: Seahawks, Giants

NFC champion: Packers

AFC

AFC East: Patriots

AFC North: Steelers

AFC South: Colts

AFC West: Broncos

Wildcards: Bengals and Jaguars

AFC champion: Patriots

Cowboys' record: 9-7

Super Bowl winner: Patriots

MVP: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay

Offensive Player of the Year: Tom Brady, New England

Defensive Player of the Year: Khalil Mack, Oakland 

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas

Defensive Rookie of the Year: Deion Jones, Atlanta

Comeback Player: Andrew Luck,Indianapolis

Coach of the Year: Bruce Arians, Arizona

CHAREAN WILLIAMS, Cowboys beat writer

Division winners

NFC East: Giants

NFC North: Packers

NFC South: Panthers

NFC West: Seahawks

Wildcards: Cardinals, Falcons

NFC champion: Seahawks

AFC

AFC East: Patriots

AFC North: Bengals

AFC South: Texans

AFC West: Raiders

Wildcards: Steelers, Jaguars

AFC champion: Patriots

Cowboys' record: 8-8

Super Bowl winner: Seahawks

MVP: Russell Wilson, Seahawks

Offensive Player of the Year: Antonio Brown, Steelers

Defensive Player of the Year: Khalil Mack, Raiders

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys

Defensive Rookie of the Year: Darron Lee, Jets

Comeback Player: Jordy Nelson, Packers

Coach of the Year: Gus Bradley, Jaguars

 

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