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Goodbye Redskins, Hello Cowboys In The NFC East?

The ink hasn't dried on the Panthers loss in the Super Bowl and we already have new odds for the NFC title next year. Check out the favorites for the NFC title in 2016 below.

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The Washington Redskins are the defending NFC East champs, but the Vegas futures suggest the Cowboys are poised to take the NFC East crown in 2016, and that's not necessarily a knock on the Redskins. Repeating as division champs is no small task. No team has repeated as NFC East Champion since the Eagles did it in 2004. recently released their odds for teams to win the NFC in the 2016 season, and they have the Cowboys with the best odds of winning the NFC East.

More often than not, the early odds are just mirror of how teams finished last season, but not this year. In addition to the Cowboys, who are favored to be the new division champion in the NFC East, the NFC North and NFC West see changes at the top, with the Packers and Seahawks favored to take the division title from the Vikings and Cardinals respectively.

The table below shows the odds for each team in the NFC.

NFC East Odds
Dallas Cowboys 10/1
Washington Redskins 25/1
New York Giants 25/1
Philadelphia Eagles 30/1
NFC North Odds
Green Bay Packers 6/1
Minnesota Vikings 12/1
Detroit Lions 25/1
Chicago Bears 25/1
NFC South Odds
Carolina Panthers 5/1
Atlanta Falcons 25/1
New Orleans Saints 25/1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30/1
NFC West Odds
Seattle Seahawks 9/2
Arizona Cardinals 7/1
Los Angeles Rams 30/1
San Francisco 49ers 40/1

Opening Sunday (on September 11) is still 213 days away, and a lot can happen with these odds. Keep in mind that Vegas is intent on making sure they don't over- or undervalue a team and thereby lose money. And if the action on the bet gets lopsided in either direction, they'll adjust the odds pretty quickly.

How do you like the Cowboys' chances to take the division in 2016?

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