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How can the Eagles beat the Giants?

Saturday, October 31, 2009, 3:08 PM
I got a chance to re-watch the Giants' loss to the Cardinals from last Sunday night. Here are some observations. I tried to relate them to the Eagles as best I could. Giants on offense ** Brandon Jacobs looked great, carrying 13 times for 76 yards. I was a little surprised the Giants didn't go to... Read more

Sunday at 1 p.m.: Eagles-Giants chat

Saturday, October 31, 2009, 11:41 AM
Join me for a live Eagles-Giants chat Sunday at 1 p.m. We'll have updates and commentary live from the Linc. Read more

Are the 'experts' picking the Eagles?

Saturday, October 31, 2009, 8:55 AM
Here's a look at who the national pundits are picking in this weekend's Eagles-Giants matchup. I'll make my picks Saturday afternoon and will also have a closer look at the Giants once I finish watching the replay of their loss last week to the Cardinals. SI.com's Peter King goes with the Eagles... Read more

Line moves to favor Giants by 1

Friday, October 30, 2009, 9:38 AM
Dave Staley of sportsbook.com breaks down the line and over/under for Sunday's Eagles-Giants game: Q: What's the line for Sunday's matchup? A: We opened the line at a pick 'em, and it just (Thursday) moved to Giants (minus-1). This line actually surprised me a little bit, as I thought the Eagles... Read more

Man Up: Eagles' offense struggles vs. 'Skins

Thursday, October 29, 2009, 11:14 AM
Time for our weekly player-by-player look at the Eagles' offense this week. I've heard from some of you that you'd like a sentence, when possible, describing each guy's overall play. I attempted to do a little more of that. Brian Westbrook - Looked good on three carries before leaving the game with... Read more

Giants' Smith expects success vs. Eagles

Thursday, October 29, 2009, 12:14 AM
Giants wide receiver Steve Smith has experienced a great amount of success through the first seven weeks of the 2009 season. And he expects that to continue Sunday against the Eagles at the Linc. Speaking to Giants reporters Wednesday, Smith didn't sound like he's expecting to be contained. "They’re... Read more

Eagles' weekly penalty count

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 1:49 PM
Not a good showing on the penalty front for the Eagles Monday night. They were penalized 12 times for 66 yards and are now seventh in the NFL in penalties (45) and penalty yards (356). Winston Justice was whistled for his first penalty of the season, a false start. Jason Babin, Todd Herremans and... Read more

Jackson's big plays lift Eagles

Monday, October 26, 2009, 11:47 PM
Last year in Washington, DeSean Jackson dropped what would have been the game-tying touchdown from Donovan McNabb. This year, he carried the Eagles to a 27-17 victory. On the Eagles' fourth offensive play of the game, Jackson took an end around 67 yards to the house for a touchdown, giving the Birds... Read more

Eagles line moves to 8

Monday, October 26, 2009, 11:44 AM
Update: Our friend Dave Staley of sportsbook.com informs us that the Eagles-Redskins line has moved to Birds (minus-8). When we spoke to Dave last week, it was Eagles (minus-7). But a lot of money seems to be coming in on the Birds. Currently, 88 percent of the action on sportsbook.com is on the Eagles... Read more

Giants come to Philly with losing streak

Monday, October 26, 2009, 12:20 AM
The Giants will come to Philadelphia next week on a two-game losing streak. New York did not look good Sunday night, falling to the Cardinals, 24-17, at the Meadowlands. The Giants turned it over four times, including three Eli Manning interceptions. After a hot start, Manning has completed less... Read more
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