Eagles-Giants Preview Capsule

  • By rambknows
  • October 10, 2018 12:00 am

Eagles-Giants Preview Capsule

PHILADELPHIA (2-3) at N.Y. GIANTS (1-4)Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, Fox/NFLNOPENING LINE – Eagles by 2 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD – Eagles 1-4, Giants 2-3SERIES RECORD – Giants lead 85-83-2LAST MEETING – Eagles beat Giants 34-29, Dec. 17, 2017LAST WEEK – Eagles lost to Vikings 23-21; Giants lost to Panthers 33-31AP PRO32 RANKING – Eagles No. 15, Giants No. 28EAGLES OFFENSE – OVERALL (20), RUSH (16), PASS (19).EAGLES DEFENSE – OVERALL (10), RUSH (2), PASS (22).GIANTS OFFENSE – OVERALL (25), RUSH (28), PASS (17).GIANTS DEFENSE – OVERALL (12), RUSH (27), PASS (8).STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Eagles haven’t lost three straight games since dropping five in row in 2016 to fall to 5-9. … Defense has allowed 26.5 points per game on road. … Carson Wentz is first Eagles QB to throw for at least 300 yards, two TDs and no picks in consecutive games since Randall Cunningham in 1994. Wentz has thrown TD pass in 18 straight, tied with Cunningham for team’s longest streak. … TE Zach Ertz has at least 10 catches and 100 yards receiving in consecutive games. Pete Pihos was last Eagle to accomplish feat in 1955. Tony Gonzalez was last tight end in NFL to do it, with Kansas City in 2005. … Ertz needs two receptions to pass Mike Quick (363) for seventh place in franchise history. … Eagles hurting at RB with Jay Ajayi (knee) out for rest of season. … DE Brandon Graham is tied with Andy Harmon for sixth place on team’s career list with 39 1/2 sacks. … K Jake Elliott has made seven straight field goals. … Giants have lost three straight to Eagles and seven of eight. … New York is winless at home in two outings this season. … RB Saquon Barkley aims for sixth straight game with 100 yards from scrimmage, one shy of NFL rookie record set by Kareem Hunt (Chiefs) last season. … WR Odell Beckham Jr., last week became NFL second player with 100 yards receiving, a touchdown catch and TD pass (to Barkley) of 50-plus yards in single game. … WR Sterling Shepard has TD catches in four straight against Eagles. … Fantasy tip: QB Eli Manning has thrown for 350 yards in three straight games against Eagles, including six TDs in two games last season. He is 111 of 150 for 1,157 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions in last four games this season.___AP Sports Writer Rob Maaddi in Philadelphia contributed to this capsule.___More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/tag/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL

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