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Behind Enemy Lines: Philadelphia Eagles


LAST TIME OUT: The Eagles were beaten by the Arizona Cardinals, 21-17, for their fourth loss at home this season. Michael Vick was 16 of 34 for 128 yards, zero touchdowns and two interceptions. It was later revealed that Vick broke two of his lower ribs on the second play of the game.   RECORD: 3-6 (2-2 away).

STREAK: Lost 2.


-       Tom Coughlin (Eagles WR coach from 1984-85).

-       Secondary/cornerbacks coach Peter Giunta (Eagles DB coach from 1991-94).

-       Eagles WR Steve Smith (Second-round draft pick by the Giants in 2007)HEAD COACH: Andy Reid, 13th year (131-88-1 overall).FRANCHISE VS. FRANCHISE: The Giants lead the series, 80-71-2. The two teams have also met four times in the postseason, with the series tied at 2-2. Head Coach Tom Coughlin is 9-10 overall against the Eagles in his career (9-8 regular season, 0-2 postseason).DID YOU KNOW: RB LeSean McCoy is the only player in team history to score a touchdown in the first nine games of a season.PASSING: 246.7 YDS/G (10th in NFL).RUSHING: 171.6 (1st).OPP. PASSING: 219.6 (11th).OPP. RUSHING: 120.0 (17th).Click Here for the EAGLES UPDATED INJURY REPORT BACK IN PHILADELPHIA: "The obvious is we didn't play very well yesterday and that's my responsibility as head football coach of this team," Reid said on Monday. "And I have to make sure that I do a better job and let the guys around me do a better job. I'd like to be able to point at one area but that's not what this is, it's a combination of things, all of us doing our jobs better (and) particularly in the fourth quarter as things go on; we have to make sure that we finish games. The other obvious is 11 penalties and a couple turnovers, we can't do that. Also, 3 for 15 on third down conversions, that's…you're shooting at 20 percent conversion margin there, and that's obviously not good enough. And then, being able to get off the field on key third down situations is also important, even though their percentage was only 38 percent."Join other diehard Giants Fans!  Follow @Giants

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