Had the Washington Football Team lost their final game of the season last year to the Philadelphia Eagles, the New York Giants would have made the playoffs with a 6-10 record.
While the team's final record does not look pretty, the team still sat just yards away from making the postseason.
For years, Washington and the Giants have been on the bottom half of the division, while the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles have experienced more success, including a Super Bowl championship in Philly back in 2017.
Heading into the season, Washington is coming in as the defending champion, but the Cowboys and Giants each improved significantly in the offseason, making Washington's division title defense a little more difficult.
Washington improved as well, but the road to the top of the division will likely be a little more challenging in 2021.
The Giants upgraded at skill positions, signing wide receiver Kenny Golladay from the Detroit Lions and tight end Kyle Rudolph from the Minnesota Vikings. On defense, the team added defensive tackle Danny Shelton from Detroit and Adoree' Jackson from the Tennessee Titans.
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Despite all the injuries in Washington, the team needs to fix its repeated mistakes happening week in and week out.
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If Washington wants to stay in the game with the Packers, the offense needs to play cleaner football and score more points.
The talent on the team has improved tremendously, and it should put the WFT on notice.
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The pair also speculate who will make the first 53-man roster heading into the season and who the team will cut.
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