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Who would make your NFC East super team?

Let’s figure it out.

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

It is an unfortunate reality that we have to make our peace with... the NFC East has talented football players that do not play for the Dallas Cowboys. Oh well.

Unfortunately there are some great players that reside in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Playing each of those teams twice a year can generally be difficult, although in recent seasons the NFC East has been rather easy to conquer. At least for the Cowboys and Eagles.

We decided that this subject merited some discussion so we had a crossover podcast about it all on the BTB podcast network this week. Ari Temkin, Roy White, Kelsey Charles, and Meg Murray all put on their thinking caps and churned out what they believe to be the best team of NFC East players.


QB: Dak Prescott

RB: Saquon Barkley

WR: Amari Cooper

WR: CeeDee Lamb

WR: Michael Gallup

TE: Zack Ertz

LT: Tyron Smith

LG: Brandon Scherff

C: Jason Kelce

RG: Zack Martin

RT: Lane Johnson


DE: Chase Young

DT: Fletcher Cox

DT: Gerald McCoy

DE: DeMarcus Lawrence

LB: Blake Martinez

LB: Leighton Vander Esch

CB: Darius Slay

CB: Kendall Fuller

CB: James Bradberry

S: Landon Collins

S: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

In the first half of their crossover the group stuck to defense and then figured out offense afterwards. There are obviously more talented Cowboys on offense so Dallas is more highly-represented there, but defense as a whole is sort of coming up across the division.

One of the more interesting lines throughout the dual episode to me was when Ari Temkin noted that Fletcher Cox might be the best defensive player in the entire division. At first I was a bit stunned, but it becomes more obvious the more that you think about it. Perhaps DeMarcus Lawrence can overtake him at some point, but either way it highlights that there is talent across all four teams (Washington’s defensive line is sneaky good).

Who would make your NFC East super team? Who are the best players in the division to you?

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