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NFL Midseason Report Card
Written by Mark Grey   

We have now reached the midway point of the 2013 NFL season.  There have been surprises both good and bad, teams hit hard with the injury bug, and record breaking performances.  Now that every team has played at least half of its games, its time to give each one a grade based on their first half performance.  Just like in school, the grade a team receives at the midway point doesn’t mean that it can not change over the second half.

Dallas Cowboys - The goal of every team is to win their division and at the halfway point the Cowboys find themselves atop theirs with a 3-0 record in division play. The problem is the only teams they have been able to beat not in the NFC East are the Vikings and Rams. The Cowboys defense has struggled this season ranking 31st against the pass.  On offense the passing game has excelled, but the running game has become nonexistent. The Cowboys are the best team in the NFC East, which is not saying much this year. Grade : C+

Philadelphia Eagles - After the Eagles week 1 victory over the Redskins, fans were calling Chip Kelly’s offense game changing.  Just a few weeks later fans were questioning if Kelly needed to change his offense. After week 1, the Eagles went on to lose three straight and before long, surprise surprise, Michael Vick was hurt. The Eagles were able to beat two winless teams before losing back to back home games against division rivals in which they scored a combined 10 points. The 29 point beat down they were able to give the Raiders on the Road thanks to Nick Foles recording breaking day, helped to save a little face but to call the Eagles anything more than a below average football team would be a stretch. Grade : C-

Washington Redskins - Going into the season, the Redskins labeled anything less than a super bowl trip this season a failure. At the midway point the Skins have a total of three wins and are well on their way to failure by their own measuring stick. For the first month of the season, RG3 looked like a mere shell of himself yet the team was asking him to throw more than ever.  The only chances the Redskins have at making the playoffs is by winning the Division which will be tough seeing as they have yet to win a game there. Grade : D+



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