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Postgame Notes & Stats


*The Giants lost for the first time in three games and finished September with a 2-2 record.

*After losing to Dallas opening night and to Philadelphia on Sunday, the Giants have started 0-2 in the NFC East for the first time since 1996.

*The two-point loss was the Giants' slimmest margin of defeat since a 21-20 decision vs. San Diego on Nov. 8, 2009.

*The loss ended the Giants' five-game road winning streak, including two in the postseason.

*The Giants have lost eight of their last nine games against the Eagles, including a 2008 NFC Divisional Playoff Game.

*The Giants rushed for 57 yards, their lowest total since they ran for 29 yards on Nov. 20, 2011 – also against Philadelphia.

*Philadelphia ran for 191 yards, the most rushing yards allowed by the Giants since New Orleans gained 205 yards on the ground on Nov. 28, 2011.

*The Giants were outscored in the first half, 7-3. It was the second time in four games this season they did not score a first-half touchdown. They trailed Dallas by the same score in their season opener.

*The Giants did not have a takeaway, ending an eight-game regular-season streak in which they had at least one. They had last failed to force a turnover last season at New Orleans. They also did not have a takeaway in their NFC Wild Card Game victory over Atlanta.

*The Giants are 17-22-1 on Sunday nights, including 9-11-1 on the road. This was the sixth consecutive season in which a Giants-Eagles game was played on a Sunday night. The Giants are 2-4 in those games.

*The Giants are 5-5 in the regular season and 0-1 in postseason play in Lincoln Financial Field

*Eli Manning completed 24 of 42 passes for 309 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. It was Manning's second-highest yardage total of the season; he threw for 510 yards in a victory over Tampa Bay on Sept. 16. Manning was not sacked in either of those games. This was the seventh time Manning threw at least 42 passes in a game without being sacked.

*Manning has now thrown for at least 300 yards in 24 regular-season games. The Giants are 12-12 in those games.

*This was Manning's 23rd consecutive game with at least 200 passing yards. That broke a tie with New Orleans' Drew Brees (2007-09) and gave Manning sole possession of the second-longest streak of 200-yard games in NFL history. Hall of Famer Dan Fouts holds the record with 45 consecutive 200-yard games from 1980-83.

*When Manning was intercepted in the end zone by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on the first play of the fourth quarter, it ended a streak of 91 consecutive passes without a pick.

*Victor Cruz led the Giants with nine catches for 109 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown, and Domenik Hixon tied a career-high with six receptions (achieved twice in 2008) and established a personal best with 114 yards. Hixon started for Hakeem Nicks, who was inactive with foot and knee injuries.

This was the second game this season in which the Giants had two receivers gain more than 100 yards. In the victory over Tampa Bay, Nicks had 199 yards and Cruz added 179. It was the sixth time since Tom Coughlin became coach in 2004 that the Giants had two receivers exceed the century mark. The Giants are 4-2 in those games.

*Bear Pascoe scored the Giants' second touchdown on a six-yard pass from Manning in the fourth quarter. It was Pascoe's first career regular-season touchdown. He scored his only other touchdown in the 2011 NFC Championship Game in San Francisco – also on a six-yard reception.

*Lawrence Tynes' attempt to win the game with a 54-yard field goal fell just short with eight seconds remaining. Had it been good, the field goal would have been the longest of Tynes' career. He has kicked two 53-yarders, one with Kansas City vs. San Diego on Oct. 22, 2006 and another with the Giants at Dallas on Oct. 25, 2010.

*Tynes had earlier kicked a 25-yard field goal, extending his streak of successful attempts to 12, including 11 this season.

*Tynes' field goal was his 100th in a Giants uniform. He is the fourth kicker in franchise history with at least 100 field goals, joining Pete Gogolak (126), Brad Daluiso (123) and Joe Danelo (104).

*With five points (a field goal and two extra points), Tynes passed Danelo (482) and tied Frank Gifford for third on the Giants' career scoring list with 484 points.

*Tynes has kicked at least one field goal in 17 consecutive games, a career high.

*Prince Amukamara, the Giants' first-round draft choice in 2011, made his first career start at right cornerback. He was credited with four solo tackles and a pass defensed. Amukamara was the third different player to start at that position for the Giants this season, joining Michael Coe and rookie Jayron Hosley (who was inactive with a hamstring injury).

*Jacquian Williams played the first play of the Giants' initial defensive series in place of Mathias Kiwanuka. It was Williams' first start of the season and the third of his career.

*Safety Kenny Phillips suffered a sprained knee with 8:12 remaining in the first quarter and did not return. He was replaced by Stevie Brown, who was second on the team with seven tackles (six solo), including two for losses.

*Chase Blackburn and Osi Umenyiora had the Giants' sacks of Michael Vick. It was the second sack of the season for each player. That is a career-high for Blackburn.

*Rookie David Wilson averaged 36.2 yards on six kickoff returns, including a 53-yarder that was the longest by a Giant since Hixon's 68-yarder at New Orleans on Oct. 18, 2009.

*Fullback Henry Hynoski has his second rushing attempt of the season – and second of his two-year career - in the first quarter. He gained four yards. Hynoski is the first Giants fullback with more than one carry in a season since Jim Finn in 2006 (two attempts for 14 yards).

*Philadelphia's Andy Reid was the first coach in a Giants game to throw a red challenge flag this season – and it worked to his benefit. Vick threw a pass to DeSean Jackson that was ruled incomplete. Reid challenged, claiming Jackson caught the ball. After review, referee Ron Winter overturned the ruling on the field and called it a catch for an 11-yard gain.

*In addition to Nicks and Hosley, the Giants' inactive players were tackle David Diehl (knee), linebacker Keith Rivers (hamstring), guard Mitch Petrus, tight end Adrien Robinson and defensive end Adewale Ojomo.


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