NFC East no longer a beast

Mailbag: Division has gotten beat up early, and its struggles were easy to foresee

Originally Published: September 18, 2013
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Reputation gets you only so far.

The NFC East is a legacy division. It draws the highest ratings. It has some of the highest-profile teams. It has two of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL.

But the NFC East looked like an aging fighter during the opening two weeks of the season. Sunday was the ultimate embarrassment. The NFC East went 0-4, with three of those losses coming against the AFC West. In fact, the only reason NFC East teams have two wins ...

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