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Giants will attempt to beat Eagles for second straight time in first 2021 meeting

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants play on Sunday. The two teams will do battle for the first time in 2021 with a 1 pm kickoff at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

This will be the first game for the Giants since they fired offensive coordinator Jason Garrett earlier this week. Freddie Kitchens was promoted to interim offensive coordinator for the rest of the season following Garrett’s departure.

New York Giants offensive lineman Andrew Thomas catches a touchdown reception against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday, November 22nd, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium
Andrew Thomas catches a touchdown reception against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Photo by the New York Giants/Instagram)

The Eagles bring a 5-6 record into the game. Philadelphia has won two straight games.

New York comes into the contest with a 3-7 record. The Giants lost their last game in a 30-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday Night Football.

Philadelphia leads the all-time series 88-86-2. New York won the last game in the series with a 27-27 win on November 15, 2020.

Before the Giants win last November, the Eagles had won eight straight games in the series dating back to December 22nd, 2016.

Since the 2010 season, the Giants have just 5 wins in 22 meetings.’s formula predicts the Giants winning the game over the Eagles by two points. But Philadelphia remains the betting favorite, per most sportsbooks.

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Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts has gone 197 of 320 for 2,306 passing yards. He threw 13 touchdown passes and five interceptions.

Hurts also leads the backs with 114 carries for 618 yards and eight additional touchdowns. Rookie wide receiver DeVonta Smith has 46 receptions for a team-high 664 yards and four touchdowns.

Giants quarterback Daniel Jones has gone 213 of 331 for 2,226 yards. Jones, who is regression this season, has nine touchdown passes and seven interceptions.

Devontae Booker leads the backs with 88 carries for 330 yards and two touchdowns. Rookie wide receiver Kadarius Toney has 35 receptions for 392 yards.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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