Big Blue seeking smash-mouth style

What's it going to take to beat the Eagles? Old-time football, the Giants say.

Updated: December 17, 2010, 3:16 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants won't argue with anyone who says Michael Vick is the most highly evolved combination of foot speed and passing ability at the quarterback position in the NFL right now. But, they also say their goal is to muddy things up and make Sunday's showdown against the Philadelphia Eagles a different style of game.

"Smashmouth football," Giants left tackle David Diehl said Wednesday, repeating the phrase so often that pretty soon he was absentmindedly ...

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