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Eagles-Giants Nuggets

Here are some Eagles-Giants nuggets to get you ready for the Sunday night showdown at Lincoln Financial Field ...

The Eagles have won the past four meetings including playoffs between these two teams. Last season, the Eagles scored a combined 85 points in a season sweep. The last time the Giants beat the Eagles was November 9, 2008.

Andy Reid is 13-12 all time against the Giants, while New York head coach Tom Coughlin is 8-8 lifetime against the Eagles.

The Giants are 8-15 since 1990 against teams who played on Monday night the week before.

Eagles Nuggets

The Eagles had a team-record 592 total yards last week in Washington.

Quarterback Michael Vick last week became the first player in NFL history with 300 pass yards (333), 50 rush yards (80), 4 passing TDs and 2 rushing TDs in one game. He has not thrown an INT in 180 pass attempts.

Running back LeSean McCoy rushed for 82 yards (7.5 avg.) and TD in last home game vs. NYG. He leads all NFL RBs with 46 receptions.

In last meeting against the Giants, receiver DeSean Jackson had 6 rec. for 178 yards (29.7 avg.) and TD (60 yards) and also had a 72-yard PR-TD. He has scored 22 TDs (16 rec., 3 rush, 3 PR) in his career and averages 45.7 yards per TD (1,006 yards).

Cornerback Asante Samuel has an INT in 2 of past 3 vs. NYG (incl. playoffs).

Giants Nuggets

In last game vs. the Eagles, quarterback Eli Manning completed 27 of 38 (71.1 pct.) for 391 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 130.5 rating.

Running back Ahmad Bradshaw aims for 3rd in a row vs. the Eagles with a rush TD. He ranks 3rd in the NFC in scrimmage yards (1,040).

Tight end Kevin Boss aims for 3rd in a row vs. Phi. with 70 yards and TD.

Receiver Hakeem Nicks is tied for NFL lead with career-high 9 receiving TDs. He has 27 catches for 366 yards (122 per game) and 5 TDs in past 3 games on road. He aims for 4th road game in row with 100 yards and TD.

Defensive end Osi Umenyiora aims for 6th game in a row vs. the Eagles with a sack (incl. playoffs) and has 10 sacks in past 5 games against Philadelphia, incl. career-best 6 (9/30/07). He has 8 sacks and 6 FFs in past 6 games.

-- Posted by Josh Goldman, 12:00 p.m., November 21

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