After four weeks, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys sit atop the NFC East at 3-1. The Giants are third at 2-2 and the Washington Redskins are last at 1-3.
Last Thursday, the Giants routed the Redskins in Washington, 45-14 for their second straight victory.
Yesterday, Philadelphia shocked the 49ers early with two special teams TDs and a pick six on defense, but San Francisco scored the final 16 points to win the game, 26-21. The Eagles had no points on offense and a mere 11 first downs, with only one coming on the ground.
Dallas embarrassed the New Orleans Saints, 38-17, in front of a national audience.The Cowboys showed a balanced attack on offense and their "banged-up" defense shut down Drew Brees and the powerful passing attack of the Saints.
This week all four teams are home. The Giants host the Atlanta Falcons, Dallas entertains Houston, The St. Louis Rams are in Philadelphia and Washington hosts Seattle on Monday night.
Notes: It's Week 5 and there have only been two divisional games - last week's Eagles' win over the Redskins and this past week's Giants' win over the Redskins in Washington.
NFC East Leaders
Passing Yards: Nick Foles PHI 1173
TD Passes: Eli Manning NYG 9
Rushing Yards: DeMarco Murray DAL 534
Rushing TD: DeMarco Murray DAL 5
Receptions: Larry Donnell NYG 25
Receiving Yards: Jeremy Maclin PHI 364
Receiving TD: Larry Donnell NYG and Terrence Williams DAL 4
Sacks: Ryan Kerrigan WAS 5
Tackles: Keenan Robinson WAS 30
Scoring: Cody Parkey PHI 38