Eagles to deal with Giants in 2022 playoff opener

January 16, 2023

An acquainted challenger for Eagles in playoff opener initially showed up on NBC Sports Philly

The Eagles have actually never ever defeated a group 3 times in a period. They’ll obtain the opportunity following weekend break.

Many Thanks to the Giants’ 31-24 distressed sway the Vikings at United State Financial Institution Arena, the Eagles discovered Sunday they’ll deal with the Giants in the meeting semifinal round of the playoffs next weekend break.

The Eagles had a 1st-round bye in the NFC playoffs, which they secured with a too-close-for-comfort 22-16 sway the Giants at the Linc last weekend break.

As the No. 1 seed, they deal with the lowest-seeded group continuing to be after wild-card weekend break. Given that the No. 7 Seahawks shed to the 49ers, the No. 6-seeded Giants are the most affordable continuing to be seed in the NFC.

Had the Vikings won, the Eagles would certainly have played the victor of tomorrow evening’s Buccaneers-Cowboys video game.

Currently, the Buccaneers-Cowboys victor will certainly deal with the 49ers in Santa Clara. The victors of those 2 video games fulfill Jan. 29 at the greater seed’s arena.

The Giants went 9-7-1 this year. Their.559 winning portion is the most affordable by an Eagles postseason challenger because 2006, when the Eagles encountered a Giants group that went 8-8.

This will certainly be the 3rd time the Eagles open up the playoffs versus the group they used the last day of the normal period.

In 2001, they defeat Tampa florida 17-13 in Tampa florida on the last day of the normal period (currently secured right into the No. 3 seed) as well as defeat them 31-9 at the Veterinarian 6 days later on.

In 2009, they shed to the Cowboys in Dallas 24-0 to complete the normal period as well as shed 34-14 6 days later on back in Dallas.

The win Sunday was the Giants’ very first postseason triumph because the 2011 group won Super Dish XLVI over the Patriots in Indianapolis. It was their very first postseason triumph without Eli Manning in 22 years– because the 2000 group defeated the Vikings at Giants Arena with Kerry Collins at quarterback.

The Eagles have actually won 3 right over the Giants, 11 of 13 as well as 24 of the last 30 conferences returning to 2008. They have actually won 9 right at the Linc because a 15-7 loss in 2013 that Matt Barkley played a lot of at quarterback. They’re 15-6 all-time vs. the Giants at the Linc as well as

This will certainly be the 4th time the Eagles as well as Giants have actually satisfied in the postseason. The Giants won in the wild-card round at the Veterinarian in 1981 as well as in the meeting semifinal round in 2000 at Giants Arena. The Eagles have actually won the last 2 conferences– in the wild-card round at the Linc in 2006 as well as in the meeting semifinals in 2008, likewise at Giants Arena.

This will certainly be the 10th time the Eagles have actually encountered a group 3 times in the very same period however the very first time the Eagles won the very first 2 matches.

8 times, the Eagles as well as their playoff challenger divided their 2 regular-season video games, as well as they’re 4-4 in the postseason versus those groups.

In 2000, the Giants brushed up the Eagles in the normal period as well as made it a 3-0 move in the playoffs, as well as in 2009 the Cowboys did the very same.

The Eagles this year defeated the Giants 48-22 at MetLife Arena in East Rutherford on Dec. 11 as well as 22-16 at the Linc last Sunday.

In the 48-22 win, Jalen Injures tossed TD passes to A.J. Brown as well as DeVonta Smith as well as hurried for 77 backyards, Miles Sanders competed a career-high 144 backyards as well as the Eagles outgained the Giants 437-304. They held Saquon Barkley to 28 hurrying backyards on 9 brings as well as led by as several as 34 factors.

Recently, the Eagles developed a 19-0 lead over a team of primarily back-ups as well as still led by 13 factors prior to a late TD pass from Davis Webb to Kenny Golladay in the closing mins.

The Giants have some acquainted faces. Offending planner Mike Kafka, the Eagles’ 4th-round choice in 2010, is the Giants’ offending planner, as well as Mike Groh, the Eagles’ pass receivers trainer in 2017 as well as offending planner in 2018 as well as 2019, is the Giants’ pass receivers trainer.

Eagles head trainer Nick Sirianni as well as Giants trainer Brian Daboll invested 2012 with each other on Romeo Crennell’s Chiefs personnel, Daboll as offending planner as well as Sirianni as pass receivers trainer.

The Giants started the period 6-1 prior to completing 3-6-1 over their last 10 video games. From Week 8 with completion of the normal period, just 7 groups had an even worse document– the Titans, Texans, Rams, Jets, Cards, Colts as well as Bears.

Right here’s a consider the 10 times in franchise business background the Eagles have actually encountered a group 3 times in a period:

1947
Routine Period
STEELERS 35, Eagles 24
EAGLES 21, Steelers 0
Championship
Eagles 21, STEELERS 0

1980
Routine Period

EAGLES 17, Cowboys 10
COWBOYS 35, Eagles 27
Championship
EAGLES 20, Cowboys 7

1981
Routine Period

Eagles 24, GIANTS 0
Giants 20, EAGLES 10
Championship
Giants 27, EAGLES 21

1990
Routine Period

WASHINGTON 13, Eagles 7
EAGLES 28, Washington 14
Championship
Washington 20, EAGLES 6

1992
Routine Period

EAGLES 31, Cowboys 7
COWBOYS 20, Eaglers 10
Championship
COWBOYS 34, Eagles 10

1995
Routine Period

COWBOYS 34, Eagles 12
EAGLES 20, Cowboys 17
Championship
COWBOYS 30, Eagles 11

2000
Routine Period

Giants 33, EAGLES 18
TITANS 24, Eagles 7
Championship
TITANS 20, Eagles 10

2006
Routine Period

Giants 30, EAGLES 24 [OT]
Eagles 36, GIANTS 22
Championship
EAGLES 23, Giants 20

2008
Routine Period

Giants 36, EAGLES 31
Eagles 20, GIANTS 14
Championship
EAGLES 23, Giants 11

2009
Routine Period

Cowboys 20, EAGLES 16
COWBOYS 24, Eagles 0
Championship
COWBOYS 34, Eagles 14

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