NFL Picks 2022: Predicting every division ahead of the 2022 season

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NFC East NFL Picks for the 2022 Season

1. Dallas Cowboys

For once, I don’t think the Dallas Cowboys are overhyped going into an NFL season. The Cowboys have a few very crucial pieces returning for the 2022 season. They obviously have Dak Prescott under center, giving them one of the top quarterbacks in the game leading the offense. They’ve got unexpected continuity on their coaching staff with the return of offensive coordinator Kellen Moore and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.

Unlike going into the 2021 season, the Cowboys also now have an established defensive superstar in Micah Parsons, who was just a promising unknown at this time a year ago. I think the Cowboys, if Prescott is healthy, are a legit contender in the NFC.

2. Philadelphia Eagles

The Eagles have one of the best rosters in the NFL going into the 2022 season. There’s just a bit of an unknown or projection when it comes to Jalen Hurts. He made strong strides last season and as a result, the Eagles’ reload or rebuild looked a year ahead of schedule. I love the additions they made this year and I think they are going to be right there with the Cowboys atop the NFC East in 2022.

3. Washington Commanders

The acquisition of Carson Wentz, the re-signing of wide receiver Terry McLaurin, and the drafting of Jahan Dotson are all strong moves for the Commanders in 2022. This team has a sneaky good offensive line. The big question mark here is Chase Young. When he comes back, is he going to be at full strength, or are we looking more at 2023 for that one?

4. New York Giants

I love the new infrastructure and brain trust in New York with general manager Joe Schoen and head coach Brian Daboll. I think those are two home run hires but right now, this is a team without a solution at quarterback. To me, Daniel Jones is not the guy. I think at this point, he’s effectively proven that as one of the most turnover-prone quarterbacks in the game.