NFC East

The NFC East is a division of the National Football League's National Football Conference. It currently has four members: the Philadelphia Eagles, the New York Giants, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Washington Redskins.

The division was formed in 1967 as the National Football League Capitol Division, keeping with the theme of having all of the league's divisions starting with the letter "C." The division was so named because it was centered around the capital of the United States, Washington, DC. In 1967 and 1969 the teams in the NFL Capitol Division were Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington and the expansion New Orleans Saints, which had been replaced by the New York Giants for the 1968 season.

Read more about NFC East:  History, Division Lineups, Wild Card Qualifiers

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NFC East - Wild Card Qualifiers
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... Ties Win % Finish Won Lost Result PHI 0..625 1st in NFC East 1 ... Beat New York Giants 23–20 Lost to New Orleans Saints 27–24 PHI 0..500 4th ...
Eagles–Giants Rivalry - Notable Rivalry Moments
... The Eagles–Giants rivalry is the oldest rivalry in the NFC East, dating back to 1933 ... In 1981, both the Giants and the defending NFC champion Eagles qualified for a playoff berth ... The 1988 NFL Season saw both teams competing for the NFC East title ...
Cowboys–Redskins Rivalry - 1970s - 1972
... had defeated the Dolphins, 24-3 in the previous Super Bowl, to again win the NFC East ... At the end, Washington had defeated the Cowboys and was in possession of first place in the NFC East ... The victory sent the Redskins to the NFC Championship Game against the Cowboys who entered the playoffs as a wild-card entry ...

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