The First Look: Giants vs. Eagles

Posted Dec 26, 2012's Dan Salomone takes an early look at the Giants' Week 17 opponent

Opponent: Philadelphia Eagles

Record: 4-11 (2-5 Away)

Streak: Lost 2

Common opponents: @ Cleveland (W, 17-16), Baltimore (W, 24-23), @ Pittsburgh (L, 16-14), Atlanta (L, 30-17), @ New Orleans (L, 28-13), Dallas (L, 38-23), @ Washington (L, 31-6), Carolina (L, 30-22), @ Dallas (L, 38-33), @ Tampa Bay (W, 23-21), Cincinnati (L, 34-13), Washington (L, 27-20)

Last meeting: The Eagles defeated the Giants, 19-17, in Week 4 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

PTS/G: 18.2 (27th in NFL)

Opp. PTS/G: 26.8 (26th)

Passing: 238.9 (14th)

Opp. Passing: 217.2 (11th)

Rushing: 117.6 (11th)

Opp. Rushing: 122.4 (22nd)

GIANTS-EAGLES CONNECTIONS: Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s first coaching position in the NFL was as a wide receivers coach for the Eagles, where he spent two seasons (1984-85); Secondary/cornerbacks coach Peter Giunta also had his first NFL coaching position with the Eagles, where he coached the secondary for four seasons (1991-94).

Head Coach: Andy Reid 140-101 Overall (14th year)

Back at headquarters in Philadelphia: "There's a pretty good chance Michael will be the starter," Reid said Monday about Michael Vick potentially replacing quarterback Nick Foles, who has a broken throwing hand. "That's what we're looking at right now. That's the direction I'm going as we speak right now."

*Stay tuned to for a full scouting report from Michael Eisen later in the week.

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