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Eagles send Giants to 0-2 under Spagnuolo

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New York Giants on Sunday. They defeated the Giants, 34-29, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

The Eagles improved to 12-2 on the season. They are now on a two-game win streak after losing to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 13 on Sunday Night Football.

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles makes a pass attempt against the New York Giants (Getty Images)

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles makes a pass attempt against the New York Giants (Getty Images)

The Giants fell to 2-12 in their disastrous season. With the loss, New York has lost four straight games.

Since Steve Spagnuolo took over on an interim basis, the Giants are 0-2. New York fired former head coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese on December 4th.

The Giants scored the opening points, as Orleans Darkwa scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. New York led 6-0 after a missed extra point.

Nick Foles then gave the Eagles a 7-6 lead when he hit Alshon Jeffery for a three-yard touchdown. The Giants responded with back-to-back touchdowns for a 20-7 lead.

Eli Manning hit Tavarres King for a 13-yard touchdown reception. Manning then hit Sterling Shepard for a 67-yard touchdown reception.

The Eagles also would then score two straight touchdowns. Zach Ertz caught a 10-yard touchdown reception from Foles. He then hit Trey Burton for a 13-yard touchdown reception.

Adrick Rosas, the Giants kicker, gave New York a 23-21 lead at halftime with a 28-yard field goal with 27 seconds left before halftime.

Jake Elliott, the Eagles kicker, gave Philadelphia the lead once again with a 28-yard field goal that made it 24-23. Nelson Agholor then caught a 10-yard touchdown reception for the 31-23 lead.

The Giants cut the lead to 31-29 with 1:57 left in the third quarter, as King caught a 57-yard touchdown pass from Manning. Elliott then made a 20-yard field goal with 3:59 left in the game for the 34-29 lead.

Eagles quarterback Nick Foles went 24 of 38 for 237 passing yards. He also had four touchdowns.

Jay Ajayi had 12 carries for 49 yards. Kenjon Barner had two carries for 21 yards. LeGarrette Blount also had seven carries for 21 yards. Corey Clement had four carries for 17 yards.

Agholor had seven receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown. Ertz had six receptions for 56 yards and a touchdown. Jeffery had four receptions for 49 yards and a touchdown. Ajayi had two receptions for 40 yards. Burton also had two receptions for 15 yards and a touchdown.

Eagles kicker Jake Elliott also made two field goals.

Giants quarterback Eli Manning went 37 of 57 for 434 passing yards. He had three touchdowns and one interception.

Wayne Gallman had eight carries for 39 yards. Shane Vereen had five carries for 15 yards. Evan Engram had a 14-yard rush.

Shepard had 11 receptions for 139 yards and a touchdown. Engram had eight receptions for 87 yards. Roger Lewis had four receptions for 74 yards. King had two receptions for 70 yards. Gallman had six receptions for 40 yards.

Giants kicker Aldrick Rosas also made two field goals.

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