Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott has this to say about having a chance to win NFC East crown

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The Dallas Cowboys still have an opportunity to win the NFC East heading into the final week of the regular season.

Despite losing starting quarterback Dak Prescott to a season-ending injury in Week 5 against the New York Giants, the Cowboys managed to rally around backup Andy Dalton, and they’ve won three-straight games, which has put them in a position to steal the division crown away from the Washington Football Team.

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Coming off a 37-17 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 16, Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott shared his thoughts with Sports Illustrated about the unusual 2020 NFL season.

"I mean, it’s a little weird—but this is a weird-a– year," Elliott told Sports Illustrated from the Cowboys locker room late Sunday. "Like, if there was a year, this would be the year. So we’re gonna get back to work and get ready to do everything we can to go win next week, so we can have a chance at winning this division."

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The Cowboys will take on the Giants for a second time next Sunday.

Back in Week 5, Dallas came away with a 37-34 win over the Giants. Elliott had 19 carries for 91 yards and two scores, and rookie wideout CeeDee Lamb had eight receptions for 124 yards for the Cowboys.

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In Week 17, The Cowboys need to win, and they need some help from the Eagles in order to claim the division crown. If Dallas comes away with a victory over the Giants, and if the Eagles manage to upset division-leading Washington, Dallas will host a playoff game in the NFC playoffs.

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