NEW YORK CITY TITANS (10-7-1) at PHILLY (14-3)
Saturday, 8:15 p.m., FOX
: Eagles by 71/2
VERSUS THE SPREAD: New York City 14-4; Philly 8-9
COLLECTION DOCUMENT: Eagles lead 90-86-2.
LAST CONFERENCE: Eagles beat Giants 22-16 on Jan. 8 in Philly.
RECENTLY: Giants defeated Vikings, 31-24. Eagles had a bye.
EAGLES INFRACTION: OVERALL (3), THRILL (5), PASS (9), RATING (3).
EAGLES PROTECTION: OVERALL (2), THRILL (T-16), PASS (1), RATING (8).
TITANS INFRACTION: OVERALL (18), THRILL (4), PASS (26), RATING (T-15).
TITANS PROTECTION: OVERALL (25), THRILL (27), PASS (14), RATING (T-17).
TURN OVER DIFFERENTIAL: Giants plus-3; Eagles plus-8.
EAGLES GAMER TO VIEW: QB Jalen Injures. After an injury to his appropriate tossing shoulder versus the Bears on Dec. 18 sidelined him for 2 video games and also thwarted his MVP possibilities, Injures returned in the regular-season ending on Jan. 8 and also assisted the Eagles secure the NFC’s No. 1 seed with a less-than-stellar 22-16 sway the Giants, that relaxed crucial beginners on both sides of the round with their playoff seed currently protected. Train Nick Sirianni and also offending planner Shane Steichen used a vanilla tactical plan, and also Injures plainly had not been taking any kind of possibilities for re-injury, completed with simply 13 backyards on 9 hurrying efforts along with 229 backyards airborne. These numbers fade in contrast to the tasteless stats the third-year pro has actually set up this period while leading Philly to a 14-1 document in his beginnings. Injures has actually been respected in his 2nd period as starter, tossing for 22 goals, hurrying for 13 and also incorporating for 4,461 backyards via the air and also on the ground while offering defenses fits with his dual-threat capacity. He was not detailed on the injury record today, signaling that he has actually recuperated from the sprained right shoulder. At complete toughness, Injures took care of the Giants for 294 mixed death and also hurrying backyards and also 3 TDs in Philly’s controling 48-22 win on Dec. 11 at the Meadowlands. The Giants are anticipating Injures to be at one hundred percent.
TITANS GAMER TO VIEW: QB Daniel Jones. He has actually silenced movie critics with a solid period that consisted of a record-setting efficiency in No. 6 New york city’s 31-24 dismayed success at third-seeded Minnesota on Sunday. The 25-year-old Fight it out item ended up being the very first QB in NFL playoff background to toss for at the very least 300 backyards and also 2 goals and also thrill for at the very least 70 backyards when he had 301 backyards and also 2 TDs while running 17 times for 78 backyards in an efficiency that attracted goes crazy from colleagues. Jones looks keyed for a large agreement this offseason after the Giants really did not work out the fifth-year choice on his newbie offer this previous offseason. Yet the No. 6 total choice in the 2019 draft dismissed economic concerns today, placing his complete concentrate on the Eagles. Jones relaxed in the regular-season ending versus Philly when third-stringer Davis Webb took the breaks. Yet he will certainly require to be better than the very first conference versus the Eagles when he tossed for simply 169 of his regular-season overall of 3,205 passing backyards – specifically versus Philly’s thrifty pass protection, which placed initially in the NFL while permitting 179.8 backyards per video game.
TRICK MATCH: New york city’s offending line versus the Eagles protective front. Philly’s front 4 has actually damaged opposing quarterbacks. Haason Reddick (16 sacks), Josh Sweat (11) and also Javon Hargrave (11) and also Brandon Graham (11) all got to double-digit sacks, noting the very first time that has actually taken place considering that the organization started maintaining sacks as a fact in 1982 to aid Philly established a group document with an NFL-leading 70 sacks. The Giants offending line is secured by LT Andrew Thomas.
TRICK INJURIES: Eagles Pro Dish RT Lane Johnson is readied to return after missing out on the previous 2 video games with a torn kidnapper. The injury generally likely would call for surgical treatment, yet Johnson suggested his intent to play via it throughout the postseason. DE Sweat (neck) is readied to return after missing out on the regular-season ending. CB Avonte Maddox (toe) still has actually not had the ability to exercise after obtaining wounded on Dec. 24 versus Dallas. For the Giants, FS Jason Pinnock was back exercising as a complete individual after an abdominal area injury versus the Vikings caused a postgame medical facility journey. OLB Azeez Ojulari (quadriceps) was amongst the Giants restricted in technique midweek, signing up with S Julian Love (hamstring), DB Landon Collins (ankle joint), CB Fabian Moreau (hip), WR Isaiah Hodgins (ankle joint) and also CB Adoree’ Jackson (back).
collection Video game notes
The groups have actually fulfilled 4 times in the postseason, with each winning 2. Philly beat the Giants 23-11 in the local round on Jan. 11, 2009, and also 23-20 on Jan. 7, 2007 in a wild-card video game. New york city racked up a 20-10 local video game success on Jan. 7, 2001, and also a 27-21 wild-card win on Dec. 27, 1981.
STATISTICS AS WELL AS THINGS: Giants first-year trainer Brian Daboll recognizes Injures well after having actually worked as offending coordinator/QB trainer at Alabama in 2017 when Injures was the beginning QB there prior to moving to Oklahoma. Daboll assisted the Crimson Trend win the nationwide title in his only period at Alabama, with existing Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa changing Injures in the 2nd fifty percent to lead the Trend to a resurgence success over Clemson in the title video game. … Before Daboll taking the helm last offseason, the Giants had actually endured 5 straight shedding periods and also had simply 4 success in 2021. … New York City RB Saquon Barkley, a couple of Giants chosen to the Pro Dish in addition to DT Dexter Lawrence, had 5 functions for 56 backyards versus the Vikings as the Giants included their death assault versus Minnesota’s protection. Barkley competed 2 ratings yet had simply 9 lugs. In the routine period, Barkley hurried for a career-high 1,312 backyards with 10 goals. … Jackson returned after a seven-game lack as a result of a knee injury and also supplied main insurance coverage on WR Justin Jefferson, aiding the Giants hold the NFL’s leading receiver to simply 47 backyards on 7 catches. Jackson likely will obtain one more hard job today versus Philly’s A.J. Brown, a second-team All-Pro choice that established a single-season franchise business document with 1,496 getting backyards. … New york city will certainly be searching for comparable offending manufacturing today out of Hodgins, that had 8 catches for 105 backyards and also a TD versus Minnesota. … Protective planner Wink Martindale’s stress protection is secured in advance by Lawrence, that had 6 takes on versus the Vikings and also do with a team-leading 7 sacks in the routine period, and also newbie pound Kayvon Thibodeaux. … The four-time Super Dish champ Giants have actually shed 9 straight video games in Philly, with their 15-7 success on Oct. 27, 2013, their latest win there. … Philly gained the No. 1 NFC seed for the 5th time, with their latest incident in 2017 finishing with a Super Dish success over the New England Patriots on Feb. 4, 2018. … WR DeVonta Smith do with 1,196 getting backyards, offering Philly a getting duo that each covered 1,000 backyards for the very first time in club background. … CB C.J. Gardner-Johnson leads the Eagles with 6 interceptions. He played in the regular-season ending in his very first video game back considering that enduring a lacerated kidney versus Eco-friendly Bay on Nov. 27. … Philly, led by Sirianni in his 2nd year at the helm, established franchise business marks for factors (477), complete goals (59) and also hurrying goals (32) this period. … Miles Sanders competed a career-high 1,269 backyards this period.
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