The favored Eagles easily covered the one-point spread in Sunday’s 45-38 shootout win over the Giants.
Despite the impressive victory, Sam Donnellon of the Philadelphia Daily News doesn’t believe that the Eagles are a championship-caliber team.
Eagles rookie RB LeSean McCoy’s carries are down over the last two weeks with FB Leonard Weaver and Wildcat QB Michael Vick seeing more of the workload.
Eagles TE Brent Celek managed to haul in five balls for 64 yards and a touchdown Sunday night despite playing through a sore back.
Giants WR Steve Smith caught seven passes for 74 yards, giving him a franchise record 85 catches on the season.
Hakeem Nicks started at split end over Mario Manningham Sunday night and caught four balls for 110 yards and a touchdown, but also mixed in three drops.
Giants RT Kareem McKenzie sprained his MCL in the loss, and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
The Giants have now dropped their last four meetings with the Eagles.
For more on this Sunday Night Football thriller, read Mike Florio’s Monday Aftermath report.