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NFL Thursday Night Preview: New York Giants @ Philadelphia Eagles

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NFL Thursday Night Preview: New York Giants @ Philadelphia Eagles

2020-10-21 18:41:39

 

 -by Daniel Mogollon, Staff Writer; Image: New York Giants second-year quarterback. (Image Source: Andrew Dieb/Icon Sportswire

 

WEEK 7 // THURSDAY, OCT. 22, 2020 // 8:20 PM ET

LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD // REFEREE: ADRIAN HILL

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Eagles lead all-time series, 85-83-2 STREAKS: Eagles have won past 7

LAST GAME: 12/29/19: Eagles 34 at Giants 17 LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/9/19: Eagles 23, Giants 17 (OT)

NEW YORK GIANTS LEADERS PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

W 20-19 vs. Washington LAST WEEK L 30-28 vs. Baltimore

Joe Judge: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Doug Pederson: 7-1

16.8/25.3 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 23.5/29.2

275.3 OFFENSE 329.3

Daniel Jones: 123-201-1223-3-6-71.0 PASSING Carson Wentz: 138-235-1401-8-9-71.3

Daniel Jones (QB): 27-204-7.6-0 RUSHING Miles Sanders: 71-434-6.1-3

Darius Slayton: 25-406-16.2-3 RECEIVING Greg Ward: 24-191-8.0-2

342.0 DEFENSE 355.2

Kyler Fackrell, Leonard Williams: 3 SACKS Brandon Graham: 5

James Bradberry: 2 INTs Rodney McLeod, Alex Singleton: 1 -2

(8/10) TAKE/GIVE -7 (5/12)

Riley Dixon: 45.1 (40.9) PUNTING (NET) Cameron Johnston: 50.9 (44.9)

Graham Gano: 51 (6/6 PAT; 15/16 FG) KICKING Jake Elliott: 31 (10/10 PAT; 7/10 FG)

NEW YORK GIANTS

Status Report

    

OUT

WR C.J. Board (concussion), S Adrian Colbert (shoulder)

 

    

QUESTIONABLE

CB Darnay Holmes (neck)

GIANTS NOTES

• QB DANIEL JONES had pass TD & rushed for team-high 74 yards last week. Ranks 4th among QBs with 204 rush yards in 2020. Passed for 301 yards & TD vs. INT in last meeting.

• RB DEVONTA FREEMAN had 61 rush yards last week. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Phi. & 4th in row overall with 50+ scrimmage yards.

• WR DARIUS SLAYTON had TD catch last week. Had 5 receptions for career-high 154 yards & 2 TDs in only career game at Phi. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Phi. with 50+ rec. yards. Has 100+ rec. yards in 2 of his 3 career road games vs. NFC East. WR GOLDEN TATE had rec. TD in last meeting. Has TD catch in 3 of his 5 career games vs. Phi. Aims for his 5th in row on road with 4+ receptions. TE EVAN ENGRAM has TD in 3 of his past 4 on road vs. NFC East & aims for his 3rd in row on road vs. division with TD. Had 8 receptions & 101 scrimmage yards (87 rec., 14 rush) in his last game vs. Phi. (12/17/17).

• LB BLAKE MARTINEZ led team with 14 tackles last week. Had 15 tackles in only career game vs. Phi. (9/26/19 w/ GB). LB MARKUS GOLDEN aims for his 3rd in row at Phi. with sack. Has 2.5 sacks in his past 3 on road vs. NFC East. Rookie LB TAE CROWDER had career-high 10 tackles & 43-yard FR-TD last week, his 1stcareer TD. LB KYLER FACKRELL had sack & 2nd-career FF last week. Has sack in 2 of his past 3 on road. DB LOGAN RYAN had sack & PD last week. Had 5 tackles & PD in his last game vs. Phi. (9/30/18 w/ Ten.). CB JAMES BRADBERRY had 2nd INT of season last week. Has 10 PD in 2020, tied-most in NFL.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Status Report

    

OUT

T Jack Driscoll (ankle), TE Zach Ertz (ankle), DT Malik Jackson (quadricep), WR Alshon Jeffery (calf, foot), RB Miles Sanders (knee), S K'Von Wallace (shoulder)

EAGLES NOTES

• QB CARSON WENTZ passed for 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs & had rush TD last week. Has rush TD in 4 of his past 5. Ranks 5th among QBs with 171 rush yards this season. Passed for 289 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs in last meeting. Has 5 TDs vs. INT for 93.8 rating in 4 career home starts vs. NYG. Aims for his 4th in row at home vs. NYG & 10th in row at home vs. NFC East with 90+ rating. Aims for his 5th in row vs. NFC East with 300+ pass yards & 0 INTs.

• RB BOSTON SCOTT had career-high 138 scrimmage yards (84 rec., 54 rush) & career-high 3 rush TDs in last meeting. Has 266 scrimmage yards (133 per game) & 4 rush TDs in 2 career games vs. NYG. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NYG with 125+ scrimmage yards & rush TD.

• WR GREG WARD had 6 receptions in last meeting. Aims for his 6th in row vs. NFC East with 4+ catches. WR TRAVIS FULGHAM led team with 6 catches for 75 yards & TD catch last week. Aims for his 4th in row with rec. TD. WR ALSHON JEFFERY has 3 rec. TDs in his past 4 vs. NYG.

• DE BRANDON GRAHAM had 2 sacks last week, his 8th-career game with 2+ sacks. Had sack & 3 TFL in last meeting. Has 6 TFL in his past 4 vs. NFC East. DT FLETCHER COX had FR in last meeting. Has 3 TFL & FF in his past 4 at home vs. NFC East. DE JOSH SWEAT had career-high 3 TFL last week. DE DEREK BARNETT had 2 sacks in last meeting. Has 7 sacks in his past 8 vs. NFC East. Aims for his 4th in row vs. division with TFL. CB DARIUS SLAY has PD in 3 of his past 4. Since 2013, leads NFL with 107 PD. 

TV: FOX/NFLN/Amazon (8:20 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (field reporter), Kristina Pink (field reporter) NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Ross Tucker SIRIUS: 81 (NYG), 83 (Phi) | XM: 226 (NYG), 225 (Phi), 88 (National)

 
 
 
 
 

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