The struggling Philadelphia Eagles (3-6) return to MetLife Stadium for the first time since their amazing, historic comeback last December to face the NFC-leading Giants (6-3).
Kickoff: 8:20pm ET
Weather: Low 50's, 10% chance of precipitation; Wind 10mph
TV: NBC Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michelle Tafoya
Radio: WFAN 660AM Bob Papa, Carl Banks and Howard Cross Westwood One Radio: Dave Sims, James Lofton, Sean Landeta. SIRIUS: 94 (WW1), 92 (Phi), 93 (NYG) XM: 227 (WW1), 225 (Phi), 226 (NYG)
The Line: Giants by 5 1/2; Over Under 46
Last week: Philadelphia blew another game in the fourth quarter, losing at home to Arizona, 21-17. The Giants lost 27-20 to the 8-1 49ers in San Francisco.
Streaks: The Eagles have won five of the last six. Philadelphia coach Andy Reid is 15-13 lifetime vs the Giants. Tom Coughlin is 9-10 all-time vs the Eagles.
Last Game: 9/25/11: Giants 29 at Eagles 16. New York QB Eli Manning passes for 254 yards & 4 TDs, 2 to WR Victor Cruz (74, 28), as Giants earn division win.
Last Game at Site: 12/19/10: Eagles 38, Giants 31. Philadelphia WR-PR DeSean Jackson records 65-yard PR-TD as time expires to complete Eagles’ comeback from 31-10 deficit. Philadelphia scored four TDs in the final eight minutes.
InjuriesEagles: Out: WR Jeremy Maclin (shoulder, hamstring), QB Michael Vick (ribs), T King Dunlap (concussion), CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle) Questionable: DE Brandon Graham (knee) Probable: S Nate Allen (concussion), G Evan Mathis (toe)
Giants: Out: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) Doubtful: LB Michael Boley (hamstring) Questionable: CB Prince Amukamara (foot), DE Justin Tuck (ankle) Probable: T Will Beatty (back), WR Jerrel Jernigan (hip), WR Mario Manningham (knee), CB Aaron Ross (quadricep), DE Osi Umenyiora (knee)
Eagles NotesRB LeSean McCoy is 4th RB since 1960 to score TD in each of team’s 1st 9 games. Leads NFL with 12 TDs (10 rush, 2 rec.). Leads NFL with 69 1st downs & 57 rush 1st downs. Has 358 scrimmage yards (119.3 per game) in past 3 vs. NYG…
In past 2 at NYG, WR-PR DeSean Jackson has 2 PR-TDs (72 & 65 yards) & 49.3 PR avg. & has 9 catches for 230 yards (115 per game) & TD. Incl. playoffs, has 28 TDs (21 rec., 4 PR, 3 rush) in career & averages 45.2 yards per TD (1,265 yards).
CB Asante Samuel has NFL-best 38 INTs since 2006. Had INT-TD last week. DE Trent Cole has sack in 5 of 7…
Giants NotesQB Eli Manning aims for 3rd in row vs. Phi. with 4+ TDs & 100+ rating. Had 145.7 rating in last meeting. Is 2nd in NFL with 116.5 rating in 4th Q…
Incl. playoffs, when RB Brandon Jacobs starts & has 21+ att., Giants are 11-1…WR Victor Cruz had 3 catches for 110 yards (36.7 avg.) & 2 TDs (74 & 28 yards) in last meeting. Has 80+ yards in 6 of past 7.
WR Hakeem Nicks aims for 3rd at home in row vs. Phi. with TD. WR Mario Manningham aims for 4th in row with TD. Had 8 catches for 113 yards & 2 TDs in his last game vs. Phi…
DE Justin Tuck has 4.5 sacks in past 3 meetings. DE Jason Pierre-Paul has 14 sacks in past 15. Had 2 sacks in last game vs. Phi. LB Mathias Kiwanuka has sack or INT in 4 of past 5.
DE Osi Umenyiora has 11.5 sacks in past 9 meetings. CB Corey Webster has 4 INTs in past 4. Has tied career-high with 4 INTs.