Giants-Eagles Capsule

Updated: October 24, 2013, 12:17 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK GIANTS (1-6) at PHILADELPHIA (3-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE -- Eagles by 6½

RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Dallas 2-5, Philadelphia 3-4

SERIES RECORD -- Giants lead 84-77-2

LAST MEETING -- Eagles beat Giants 36-21, Oct. 6, 2013

LAST WEEK -- Giants beat Vikings 23-7; Eagles lost to Cowboys 17-3

AP PRO32 RANKING -- Giants No. 29, Eagles (tied) No. 19.

GIANTS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (22), RUSH (31), PASS (10)

GIANTS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (19), RUSH (21), PASS (20)

EAGLES OFFENSE -- OVERALL (3), RUSH (1), PASS (11)

EAGLES DEFENSE -- OVERALL (32), RUSH (12), PASS (31)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- Eagles have won nine of last 11 games vs. Giants, and are 6-5 at Lincoln Financial Field. ... Giants DT Mike Patterson, former first-round pick by Eagles, played 115 regular-season games for them. ... Giants have held Jamaal Charles, LeSean McCoy, Matt Forte and Adrian Peterson to under 67 yards rushing. ... LB Jon Beason has 21 tackles in two starts since he was acquired from Carolina on Oct. 4. ... WR Victor Cruz has 27 catches for 447 yards and five TDs in five games vs. Eagles. ... Tom Coughlin is tied with Jeff Fisher for 16th on all-time list with 152 regular-season victories. ... QB Eli Manning, who makes his 143rd consecutive regular-season start, is 15 yards away from passing Phil Simms to become franchise leader. Simms had 33,462 yards passing in 14 seasons. ... QB Michael Vick is expected to start for the Eagles after missing last two games with a hamstring injury. Nick Foles sustained a concussion last week. ... Eagles haven't allowed 100-yard rusher and have held four teams to under 100. ... Offense leads NFL with 44 plays of 20 yards or more. ... WR Riley Cooper has 10 catches for 208 yards in last two games. ... Defense has allowed 21 points or less in three straight games. ... NFC East QBs have 69.2 passer rating and seven interceptions in three games vs. Eagles. ... WR DeSean Jackson is tied with Bobby Watson for seventh on team's all-time list with 311 catches. ... K Alex Henery set career best with five field goals vs. Giants three weeks ago.

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