Week 10 in the NFL made only one division race more clear as the Seattle Seahawks extended their lead in the NFC West to three games.
San Francisco needed a win over Carolina to narrow the gap, but that task is extremely difficult following their loss. The 49ers still hold a wild card spot at 6-3, but the head-to-head loss made Carolina leapfrog San Francisco in the conference standings. This wont play a role now, but could set up an interesting scenario if Arizona continue to win games and pressure for a playoff spot. Importance could be placed on a Week 16 matchup with the Cardinals to determine final seeding.
Drew Brees: A+ for the game (3.22 for the season) He was 34 for 41 for 392 yards, 4 touchdowns and no interceptions. It was one of the most flawless performances he’s ever had, and that’s saying something. I could write for days about what he did well in this game, suffice to say it was peak performance by one of the best to ever play.
The blowout loss, meanwhile, puts the Cowboys’ season in serious jeopardy. Over the first half of the season, Dallas was clearly the NFC East’s strongest team. Now the rest of the division is hitting its stride just as the Cowboys are entering a down slope. KD Drummond at Cowboys blog Blogging The Boys is worried.
The loss leaves Dallas in the precarious position of now not having any facet of their team working correctly, and two weeks to sit and stew on the loss. It will be interesting to see which Find Cheap Jerseys Online direction Dallas goes coming out of the break, with a date in New York on the horizon. The rest of the division appears NFL 21 Cheap Jerseys to be playing better than the Cowboys right now, and they won’t be able to rest on their 3-0 division mark any longer.