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By Paul Bowman, Sports Talk Philly Editor
The Eagles entered the half after an absolutely embarrassing showing by Jalen Hurts to lead his team on long drives down the field but then throw two passes directly to defenders at the goal line to ensure the team came away with no points.
Despite a rather good defensive showing, the passing game only experienced a few good plays amidst three interceptions well into the third quarter.
The Eagles maintained their awful showing with the offense managing to fumble the ball away and have three drops in six plays on the final two drives that could have been the winning drives.
The whole game makes you think how easy of a win this would have been had the Birds had anyone even half competent at using their arm to fling a football down the field to someone in the green jerseys.
The Birds ran for 201 yards in this one and much of that came behind the stellar blocks of Kelce (who did not commit a penalty in the contest). This game really showed how huge Kelce is for this team, particularly when they have a totally inept passer.
Slay’s lone stat was a pass breakup and that’s impressive. Not only did Slay play strong coverage throughout the game, but the Giants essentially didn’t look to his half of the field the entire game. It was easy to forget Slay was even playing he was so far away from nearly every play the Giants tried to make. That’s incredible corner play and certainly the best the Eagles have seen in quite some time.