Two of the best teams in the NFL are also two young upcoming squads that overachieved this season by playing an amazing brand of football. Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders are two teams that are leading their conferences while nobody expected them to be anywhere near the position that they are in now.
Dallas has the best record in the NFL while running the ball with efficiency and hiding their weaknesses. Cowboys’ defense is not good enough to compete against the elite offenses in the NFL, but they are leaving those offenses off the field with their running game. Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliot have been sensational so far, and it’s going to be interesting to see what these guys are capable of in the postseason.
Oakland Raiders are an offensive powerhouse. Their defense has some playmakers, but still needs to improve. Derek Carr is playing extremely well while having great weapons all around him and he is making the most of it, something that their record really shows.
With all of this being said, the Cowboys are the team that is more likely to go to the Super Bowl. Besides Seattle, there is no team in the NFC that we can say that Dallas wouldn’t be favored against. On the other hand, there are a handful of teams that could beat the Raiders. Patriots come to mind of course, but the Chiefs and the Broncos are also squads that could cause a lot of trouble for the company from Oakland.
Because of all of this, the Dallas Cowboys are more likely to make it to the final game of the season than the Oakland Raiders. Both teams have a great future, but Cowboys have a better chance of winning it all.