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Week 7 Preview: New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles

Previewing the match-up between the New York Giants visiting the Philadelphia Eagles, focusing on key injuries and game notes.

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WEEK 7 GAME PREVIEWS:
NYG @ PHI | CAR @NO | BUF @ NYJ | CLE @ CIN | DAL @ WAS | GB @ HOU | DET @ ATL
PIT @ TEN | SEA @ ARZ | KC @ DEN | JAX @ LAC | SF @ NE | TB @ LV | CHI @ LAR

New York Giants @ Philadelphia Eagles
When: 10/22 @ 8:20pm ET
Watch: FOX
Point Spread: Giants +4.5
Over/Under: 45
Moneyline: Eagles -235 | Giants +200

Giants Key Injuries: Brandon Williams, CB, Groin (IR), Adrian Colbert, FS, Shoulder (O), Tae Crowder, LB, Hamstring (IR), Lorenzo Carter, OLB, Achilles (IR), Saquan Barkley, RB, ACL (IR), Xavier McKinney, S, Foot (IR)
Eagles Key Injuries: Isaac Seumalo, G, Knee (IR), K’Von Wallace, S, Shoulder (O), Miles Sanders, RB, Knee (O), Jalen Reagor, WR, Thumb (IR), Malik Jackson, DT, Quadriceps (O), Alshon Jeffery, WR, Foot (O), Zach Ertz, TE, Ankle (O), Dallas Goedert, TE, Ankle (IR), Jason Peters, T, Toe (IR), Brandon Brooks, G, Achilles (IR), Andre Dillard, T, Biceps (IR)

NOTES: Quarterback Daniel Jones had a passing touchdown and rushed for team-high 74 yards last week. Ranks fourth among quarterbacks with 204 rush yards in 2020. Passed for 301 yards and a touchdown vs. an interception in last meeting. Running back Devonta Freeman had 61 rush yards last week. Aims for his fourth in a row vs. Phi. and fourth in a row overall with 50+ scrimmage yards. Wide receiver Darius Slayton had a touchdown catch last week. Had five receptions for career-high 154 yards and two touchdowns in only career game at Phi. Aims for his third in a row vs. Phi. with 50+ receiving yards. Has 100+ receiving yards in two of his three career road games vs. NFC East. Wide receiver Golden Tate had receiving touchdown in last meeting. Has touchdown catch in three of his five career games vs. Phi. Aims for his fifth in a row on road with 4+ receptions. Tight end Evan Engram has a touchdown in three of his past four on road vs. NFC East and aims for his third in a row on road vs. division with a touchdown. Had eight receptions and 101 scrimmage yards (87 receiving, 14 rushing) in his last game vs. Phi. (12/17/17). Linebacker Blake Martinez led team with 14 tackles last week. Had 15 tackles in only career game vs. Phi. (9/26/19 w/ GB). Linebacker Markus Golden aims for his third in a row at Phi. with a sack. Has 2.5 sacks in his past three on road vs. NFC East. Rookie Linebacker Tae Crowder had career-high 10 tackles and 43-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown last week, his first- career touchdown. Linebacker Kyler Fackrell had a sack and second-career forced fumble last week. Has sack in two of his past three on road. Defensive back Logan Ryan had sack and pass deflection last week. Had five tackles and pass deflection in his last game vs. Phi. (9/30/18 w/ Ten.). Cornerback James Bradberry had second interception of the season last week. Has 10 pass deflections in 2020, tied-most in NFL.

Quarterback Carson Wentz passed for two touchdowns vs. zero interceptions and had a rush touchdown last week. Has a rush touchdown in four of his past five. Ranks fifth among quarterbacks with 171 rush yards this season. Passed for 289 yards and a touchdown vs. zero interceptions in last meeting. Has five touchdowns vs. an interception for 93.8 rating in four career home starts vs. NYG. Aims for his fourth in a row at home vs. NYG and 10th in a row at home vs. NFC East with 90+ rating. Aims for his fifth in row vs. NFC East with 300+ pass yards and zero interceptions. Running back Boston Scott had career-high 138 scrimmage yards (84 receiving, 54 rush) and career-high three rush touchdowns in last meeting. Has 266 scrimmage yards (133 per game) and four rush touchdowns in two career games vs. NYG. Aims for his third in a row vs. NYG with 125+ scrimmage yards and rush touchdown. Wide receiver Greg Ward had six receptions in last meeting. Aims for his sixth in a row vs. NFC East with 4+ catches. Wide receiver Travis Fulgham led team with six catches for 75 yards and a touchdown catch last week. Aims for his fourth in a row with a receiving touchdown. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has three receiving touchdowns in his past fourth vs. NYG. Defensive end Brandon Graham had two sacks last week, his eighth-career game with 2+ sacks. Had sack and three tackles for loss in last meeting. Has six tackles for loss in his past four vs. NFC East. Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox had a fumble recovery in last meeting. Has three tackles for loss and forced fumble in his past four at home vs. NFC East. Defensive end Josh Sweat had career-high three tackles for loss last week. Defensive end Derek Barnett had two sacks in last meeting. Has seven sacks in his past eight vs. NFC East. Aims for his fourth in row vs. division with tackle for loss. Cornerback Darius Slay has pass deflection in three of his past four. Since 2013, leads NFL with 107 pass deflections.

Ethan was born and raised in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, right outside of Philadelphia. He's a sophomore at the University of Oregon studying journalism. He is an avid follower of the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NCAA, and UFC. Since the return of sports, he has glued his eyes open only to experience continuous failure amongst his Philadelphia sports team.

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