Only 12 teams make the playoffs, and about half of them miss it the following year.
Since 2004, a different team has won the NFC East division title each year. The New York Giants were barely able to sneak into the playoffs last year, winning the last two games, including a win-and-get-in game against the Dallas Cowboys in the season finale.
Last year was the first full year in NFL history where the NFC East champion had less than 10 wins. Don't expect that to happen again this year. With the obstacles that the Giants will face, it will be difficult for them to win the division.
Here are some of those obstacles.