UPDATE: With the Giants' win over the Jets, both the Cowboys and Giants look to Week 17. The winner of that game will win the NFC East, and make the playoffs.

There are three games left this season that matter in terms of the NFC East title: Jets-Giants and Cowboys-Eagles on Saturday, followed by Giants-Cowboys and Eagles-Redskins on Jan. 1. Here's a look at how those outcomes will determine the champ:THE COWBOYS WIN THE DIVISION IF

They beat the Eagles and the Jets beat the Giants on

Saturday.

They beat the Eagles and the Giants win Saturday; the

Cowboys beat the Giants on Jan. 1.

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They lose to the Eagles and the Giants win Saturday; the Cowboys beat the Giants on Jan. 1.

They lose to the Eagles and the Jets beat the Giants on Saturday; the Cowboys beat the Giants on Jan. 1.

THE GIANTS WIN THE DIVISION IF

They beat the Jets and the Cowboys beat the Eagles on Saturday; the Giants beat the Cowboys on Jan. 1.

They beat the Jets and the Eagles beat the Cowboys on Saturday; the Giants beat the Cowboys on Jan. 1.

They lose to the Jets and the Eagles beat the Cowboys on Saturday; the Redskins beat the Eagles and the Giants beat the Cowboys on Jan. 1.

THE EAGLES WOULD WIN THE

DIVISION IF

They beat the Cowboys and the Jets beat the Giants on Saturday; they beat the Redskins and the Giants beat the Cowboys on Jan. 1.

-- TOM ROCK