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10.** The number of times opponents have thrown five touchdowns on the Philadelphia Eagles in franchise history, including twice by the New York Giants. Eli Manning most recently accomplished the feat in the 2012 regular-season finale at MetLife Stadium. Previously, Norm Snead (three touchdowns) and Randy Johnson (two touchdowns) combined to do so in a 1972 meeting at Yankee Stadium.

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9. The number of different starting quarterbacks for the Eagles since Eli Manning began his longest active streak at the position in 2004: Donovan McNabb, Koy Detmer, Mike McMahon, Jeff Garcia, A. J. Feeley, Kevin Kolb, Michael Vick, Vince Young, and Nick Foles.

8. The number of stuffs (stops at the line of scrimmage) the Giants had against the Eagles in Week 5, tied for second-most in franchise history.


7. The number of carries Philadelphia running back LeSean McCoy had in the second half against the Giants earlier this year, amounting to minus- four yards. It was the lowest second-half total of his career.

6. The number of wins the Giants have heading into the bye week under Tom Coughlin. They are 6-3 before the break and will have their bye after they play the Eagles.

5. The number of touchdowns Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has against the Eagles, the most of his career against any opponent.

4. The number of first downs the Giants held the Eagles to in a 23-point shutout in 1983, the fewest allowed in franchise history.

Eli Manning's 52 passes against the Eagles earlier this season were the third-highest regular-season total of his career.

2. The Giants have twice beaten the Eagles in the postseason, including the 1981 and 2000 campaigns. However, they lost their last two playoff meetings (2006 and 2008) against Philadelphia and are 2-2 overall.

1. Tom Coughlin's first game as head coach of the New York Giants was against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field, where the teams will play on Sunday. Despite losing the debut 31-17, Coughlin and the Giants went on to win the next four games.

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