Eagles vs. Giants: Keys to Division-Shaping NFC East Showdown

October 5, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After four weeks of NFL action, the Philadelphia Eagles are 1-3, and the New York Giants are 0-4. Despite their poor showings, Philly is within one game of the division lead, while the Giants are just two games back in the NFC East.
During Week 5, the Eagles and Giants will meet in a game that could go a long way toward shaping the postseason picture. It's a reflection upon the horrendous NFC East division that has just one team at .500.
The question is, what factors will decide this monumental meeting?
Running the Football
When it comes to the Eagles and Giants, two things that we've grown to know is that both teams usually have strong running games. LeSean McCoy is a genuine superstar at running back for Philadelphia, and New York always seems to have someone reliable at the position.
In 2013, Philadelphia continues to be explosive, while New York is searching for answers.
Through four games, the Giants are averaging 57.8 rushing yards per ga...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments