Five numbers that mattered in the Eagles win over the Giants | Domowitch

Eagles’ tight end Zach Ertz was targeted eight times on Sunday.

3

The Giants converted just 3 of 10 third-down opportunities. Eli Manning was 5-for-9 for 44 yards with just three passing first downs on third down against the Eagles. Through three games, opponents have converted just 11 of 33 third-down opportunities against the Eagles. The Eagles have allowed just 7 passing first downs on third down.

3 (again)

The Eagles converted all three of their red-zone opportunities into touchdowns. In last week’s loss to the Chiefs, they converted just two of five red-zone trips into TDs.

37 ½

The Eagles controlled the ball for more than 37 ½ minutes against the Giants in the 90-degree heat. They ran 73 offensive plays to 64 by the Giants. The Eagles have won the time of possession battle in all three of their games.

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14

Just one of Carson Wentz’s 21 completions gained more than 14 yards. That was the 19-yard sideline pass to Alshon Jeffery with one second left that set up Jake Elliott’s game-winning 61-yard field goal. Wentz averaged just 5.7 yards per attempt.

8

Zach Ertz had a team-high eight catches for 55 yards and a touchdown. The tight end was targeted 10 times by Carson Wentz. In three games, he’s been targeted 28 times and has 21 receptions. In his last eight games going back to last season, Ertz has been targeted 82 times by Wentz and has 61 receptions.