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Penalties and poor defense also part of NY Giants bad start
Eli Manning could be blamed for his three interceptions. His receivers had their share of drops and ran the wrong routes. The running game was non-existent. But championship teams, playoff teams, Giants teams in the past would always have one thing goin…Upvote Share Tweet
Vacchiano: Giants brass must own up to Big Blue messThat Super Bowl countdown clock was still up in the Giants’ locker room last week, even though it’s become more of a punch line than a beacon of hope. It’s a sad reminder of a time when the Giants’ goals were still lofty and a championship run wasn’t so…Upvote Share TweetNow even Tom Coughlin is so fed up with Eli Manning’s interceptions that he not-so-subtly blamed him for the dreadful loss to the Eagles, which effectively ends the Giants’ season.Upvote Share Tweet
Coughlin defends two costly movesThe Giants’ coach, known for his well-reasoned and rarely risky decisions, made two costly ones during the Giants’ 36-21 loss to the Eagles on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It remains to be seen, since the New York Giants have only three days to prepare for their next game, whether running back David Wilson will be ready to play Thursday night in Chicago. Wilson left Sunday's loss to the Eagles at …Upvote Share Tweet
Reality bites: Giants are epically awfulEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Reality checks do not come easy in the NFL. It takes an incredible amount of effort and focus and intensity to prepare oneself to play one of these games. So when it ends, and you look up at the scoreboard and you have been crus…Upvote Share Tweet
Wideouts a bright spot in loss to EaglesEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It's tough to talk about positives when a team is 0-5. But the New York Giants' wide receiver corps had a pretty good day in the team's 36-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Hakeem Nicks had a season-high nine receptions for 14…Upvote Share Tweet
Hill, Beason make Big Blue season debutsEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- A ravaged Giants' secondary received a jolt on Sunday as safety Will Hill played well in his season debut in the 36-21 home loss to the Eagles. Hill missed the first four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, …Upvote Share TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Observed in the locker room after the Philadelphia Eagles' 36-21 victory over the winless New York Giants: Stumbled, humbled. Linebacker Mychal Kendricks intercepted the first pass of his NFL career. He probably should have scor…Upvote Share TweetShowing some collective resolve and getting some big plays from their beleaguered defense, the Eagles notched a 36-21 victory against the error-prone Giants at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. The loss drops the Giants to 0-5. The Eagles, meanwhile, grinded t…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Oct 6, 2013Eagles 36, Giants 21: Take a good look at everything awful in that Eli Manning GIF. The face. The bad pocket. The pass bouncing off a teammate's head. This is the perfect representation of an 0-5 team. For the record, that pass ended up being an interce…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants now woe-and-5 after dreadful home loss to EaglesThey wanted to make history, but not this kind of history. A season that began with the Giants talking of making the Super Bowl in their own backyard essentially ended in that backyard on Sunday afternoon.Upvote Share TweetPhiladelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has struggled to stay on-the-field throughout his NFL career, and he may have experienced another setback. Vick sustained a hamstring injury in the first half during a run against the New York Giants on Sunda…Upvote Share Tweet
SEE IT: David Wilson celebrates TD with backflipHe scored his first touchdown of the season on a five-yard run in the first quarter and ended the first 15 minutes with six carries for 16 yards.Upvote Share Tweet
Eating The Enemy – Philly Editiongiantsgab.com Updated Oct 6, 2013I haven’t done a Sunday tailgate post yet this season — and the Giants are 0-4. That’s on me guys. Sorry. Here’s what I’ve got going today gang, South Philly’s famous Pork Loin and Broccoli Rabe with Provolone sandwich. I’m hot smoking it on the Weber t…Upvote Share TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Philadelphia Eagles' visit to the New York Giants. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. And, be sure to visit our NFL Nation Blitz page for commentary from every game, as wel…Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Giants-Eagles RecapOct 6Prim Siripipat and Tom Waddle break down the Eagles week 5 win over the Giants.
Rough Game For Eli ManningOct 6Dan Graziano recaps the Giants' 36-21 loss to the Eagles.
Foles Guides Eagles Past GiantsOct 6Michael Vick left the game in the second quarter with a hamstring injury, but Nick Foles threw two touchdowns in relief to lead the Eagles past the Giants 36-21.
New York Giants postgame press conferenceOct 6Giants react following game with Eagles.
Don Banks: Broncos, Cowboys duel in instant classic; more Week 5 SnapsOct 6Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 5 that got better and better as the day unfolded. ...
Clayton's Last Call: Unbeatens grab spotlightOct 6Drew Brees and Peyton Manning continue to impress, writes John Clayton. Plus, more fourth-quarter flair from Indianapolis.