Four groups have separated themselves from the remainder of the pack within the NFC. The 4 which have double-digit wins are the Eagles, Vikings, 49ers and Cowboys. Vegas odds will let you know it’s really extra of only a trio. According to BetMGM, the favorites to win the Super Bowl out of the NFC are the Eagles (+165), 49ers (+240) and Cowboys (+500).
The Vikings are subsequent at +900, adopted by the Buccaneers (+1,400) and Packers (+2,200). The greatest odds out of the AFC are the Bills (+175), Chiefs (+210) and Bengals (+400).
Yes, the Cowboys are legit Super Bowl contenders. Judging by present playoff eventualities, Dallas in all probability gained’t have a positive path, seemingly needing to win three video games on the street to get to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona, nevertheless it’s attainable.
“It’s fun,” Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott mentioned Tuesday of that chance. “I mean, for us to get to where we want to go, we’ve got to play some tough games, against some great opponents and win them. And that’s really the only thing that matters. With the way this team is built, we’re fine if it’s on the road, if it’s in different elements. Our communication is great. It’s not daunting at all. It’s fun.”
The Buccaneers reached the Super Bowl two years in the past taking place that path, profitable at Washington, New Orleans and Green Bay throughout the NFC playoffs. However, Tom Brady and the Buccaneers did turn into the primary staff to win the Super Bowl of their dwelling stadium.
The final staff to win all of their postseason video games on the street was coached by Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy. The 2010 Packers gained at Philadelphia, Atlanta and Chicago earlier than profitable the Super Bowl at AT&T Stadium.
There are loads of explanation why this may not be the Cowboys’ 12 months to make a deep playoff run. And there’s a superb probability we’ll break these down within the close to future. But immediately, we’re focusing on why it’s possible.
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