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NFL playoff picture: Eagles vs. Redskins could decide Giants' NFC East fate

Will the Giants still have a chance at the NFC East title after Saturday night?

Chip Kelly
Chip Kelly
Jeffrey G. Pittenger-USA TODAY Sports

Aside from the game the New York Giants are playing in Sunday night against the Minnesota Vikings, there is only one on the Week 16 NFL schedule that matter to the Giants and their fans. That is Saturday night's game in Philly between the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles (8:25 p.m. ET/NFL Network).

If you have been paying attention, you know the NFL playoff picture by now as it relates to the Giants and the NFC East. Washington clinches the division title with a victory over Philadelphia. The Redskins also clinch if they tie the Eagles and the Giants lose to the Vikings.

The Giants, ultimately, need to win twice and have Washington lose to both the Eagles and Dallas Cowboys in order to win the division title.

"We know the circumstances and the percentages," said Giants head coach Tom Coughlin. "We've got two games to play, a two-game schedule. We want to play as best we can, as hard as we can, for two games. That's it."

The Redskins are 7-7, while the Giants and Eagles are both 6-8. Philadelphia is a 3-point favorite at Lincoln Financial Field. Washington is only 1-5 on the road this season.

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