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Giants facing numbers issues at cornerbackUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetThe New York Giants may be severely compromised at cornerback when they face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Both starter Prince Amukamara and backup Jayron Hosley are listed as doubtful for the Giants' regular-season finale.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetDonovan McNabb is the best quarterback in Eagles history-this isn't even up for discussion. Deep down, with the benefit of a little distance, people in Philadelphia realize this. And while they may not regret hounding an over-the-hill McNabb out of town
Giants S Phillips (foot) questionable vs. EaglesUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Giants safety Kenny Phillips was listed as questionable after missing the last three games because of a sprained right knee and could be available for perhaps his final game in a Giants uniform Sunday against Philadelphia.Source: CNNSI.com
Eagles caption contest resultsUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetEarlier this week, we gave you another opportunity to write the caption for Rob Tornoe's next Eagles-themed cartoon. After much deliberation, Rob Tornoe himself has picked this week's winner.Share TweetFive nuggets of knowledge about Week 17: Bringing out his best. Michael Vick, who will start Sunday's game for the Philadelphia Eagles against the New York Giants, has not played since he suffered a concussion in Week 10. But the Eagles' Week 4 victory …Source: ESPN.com
Prince Amukamara had a setback last weekUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetA lot of things have to fall into place in order for the Giants to make the playoffs this year, but the only part they can control is winning their game against the Eagles on Sunday. That task would be a little more difficult if cornerback Prince Amukam…Source: profootballtalk.com
Chip Kelly to Eagles not a lockUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetWith Andy Reid likely out the door, will Chip Kelly be the guy to replace the winningest coach in franchise history? According to Don Banks of Sports Illustrated, the Eagles are one of the few teams that can afford Kelly, but the interest may not be mut…
Eagles Notes: Eagles' Evan Mathis takes Pro Bowl snub in strideUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetEvan Mathis did not make the NFC Pro Bowl roster, instead being voted a third alternate. The offensive guard has had a strong season for the Eagles, but he did not sound miffed about not making the game.
Giants say they'll go out fightingUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - For the New York Giants, playing the Eagles is a long-shot last chance at making the playoffs.
Touchdown Leaders: Players that have led the Eagles in TDs during th…Updated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetPlayers that have led the Eagles in TDs during the Andy Reid era.
Eagles should cover, but Giants will eke out a winUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetEagles (+7 1/2) over GIANTS: It would take a Christmas miracle for the New Yorkers to get into the playoffs. The Cowboys, Vikings and Bears all have to lose. It's possible, but not probable. And with the Green Machine welcoming back Michael Vick in the …Share TweetOffensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, the staffer closest to Reid, has been here since 2003. This is by far Mornhinweg's longest stop in a coaching career that began fulltime in 1988, when Mornhinweg's bad knee wouldn't let him be an Arena League quar…
Eagles-Giants: The pickUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetTHE EAGLES have beaten the Giants in eight of the last nine encounters, including the playoff game when Donovan McNabb picked up the phone on the sideline. But there also is the inconvenient matter of the Birds having lost 10 of their last 11 games this…
Henery not in elite kicker category yetUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetWHEN THE NFL announced its Pro Bowl rosters on Wednesday night, Eagles kicker Alex Henery contemplated with curiosity.
Eagles-Giants scouting reportUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetRecent history: Eagles eked out a 19-17 victory over the Giants on Sept. 30; the teams split last season's series, but the Eagles swept the 2009 and 2008 series against the G-Men.
'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York GiantsDec 28Is Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid coaching to save his job? Our analysts discuss that topic and also explain how the New York Giants' defense will try and stop Eagles QB Michael Vick.
Where will Andy Reid be next year?Dec 28Albert Breer breaks down how the coaching carousel might spin if the Philadelphia Eagles let head coach Andy Reid go on "Black Monday."
Giants Field Pass: vs EaglesDec 28Ohm Youngmisuk previews the Giants' must-win game Sunday against the Eagles to at least put themselves in position to get a playoff berth with a little help.
Vick Puts Blame On Offensive LineDec 28Chris Mannix and Christian Fauria share their thoughts on Michael Vick's comments about the Eagles' offensive line setting him back.
Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17Dec 28In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL recordsDec 28Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picksDec 28The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.