5 NFC East bold predictions for the 2023 season with training camp here

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It's the best time of year! Training camp is here, so it's time to start making predictions for the upcoming NFL season. With all 32 teams fighting to hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy in February, every team's road to the Super Bowl will be different.

There's no question some divisions are just flat out better than others, and we can expect the NFC East to be among the best in the league next season. Last campaign, the NFC East was the only division where all four teams finished with a record of .500 or better. The division also had three teams compete in the postseason.

The Philadelphia Eagles were represented in last year's Super Bowl and are favorites to make the big game again this year, the New York Giants improved significantly on the offensive side of the ball this offseason, and the Washington Commanders' defense could be one of the best in the league.

The Dallas Cowboys could show flashes of success during the regular season too. With that being said, let's break down five bold predictions for the NFC East with training camp here. 

5. The Dallas Cowboys will miss the playoffs

The Dallas Cowboys are coming off back-to-back 12-win seasons, and while I do see the team finishing with a winning record again, I do not believe they will make the NFL playoffs in 2023. The Cowboys improved their roster with the additions of wideout Brandin Cooks and cornerback Stephon Gilmore this offseason.

The team will also rely heavily on veteran quarterback Dak Prescott under first-year offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, which leaves a lot of question marks on offense. While I believe the Cowboys have a talented roster, they are not fully built to tackle their tough schedule next season.

The Cowboys are tied for the third-toughest schedule in the league, which includes six 2022 playoff teams on the road. They are also set to play five Pro Bowl quarterbacks in the last seven weeks of the season, which may hurt them down the stretch.