The New York Giants’ loss on Thursday in Philadelphia wrapped up everything the Cowboys could have asked from Santa: an NFC East title, home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, and Eli’s team slapped back to earth.
But with two regular-season games left before the playoffs — and a first-round bye awaiting — will the Cowboys treat the Lions and Eagles games like any other on their schedule, or perhaps think of them as preseason games and put some starters on a pitch count?
The vibe from our staff prognosticators seems to provide an answer.
Drew Davison (10-4): Cowboys 27, Lions 20
Mac Engel (13-1): Cowboys 31, Lions 20
Clarence E. Hill Jr. (11-3): Cowboys 28, Lions 20
Gil LeBreton (11-3): Cowboys 30, Lions 28
Charean Williams (11-3): Cowboys 23, Lions 17