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Oct 19, 1:00 pm (FOX) - Eagles at Giants
Game 6
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eagles 7 0 0 7 14
Giants 0 3 7 0 10
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Giants lose to the Eagles 14-10.
Kerry Collins was 22-of-36 for 174 yards and 1 touchdown.
Tiki Barber had 19 carries for 79 yards, and he caught 5 passes for 34 yards.
Dorsey Levens had 16 carries for 64 yards.
Michael Strahan had 2 sacks.
Mike Barrow caused the Eagles to fumble two times.
Will Allen came up with a big interception that allowed the Giants to score.
Jeremy Shockey had 5 catches for 23 yards and 1 touchdown.
Amani Toomer had 4 catches for 54 yards.
Marcellus Rivers had 4 catches for 31 yards.

Game Notes:
"I can't believe it. I just can't believe we lost that game. I hate to do these reports when the Giants lose like this, because all that sticks with you is the bad stuff. OK, I have my notes, so here goes - It was a pretty nice day for a game at the stadium, a little on the cool side, but there was some sun.
It was exciting right away when Mike Barrow knocked the ball loose and Shaun Williams recovered it at midfield. Unfortunately, the Giants drive was killed when they tried a reverse, and lost the ball and about 20 yards.

Then the refs made that bad call on Ralph Brown for pass interference. When we saw the replay we couldn't believe it, and that big 41 yard gift from the refs got the Eagles to our 33 yard line, and they went on to score. Then, it was terrible to see Rich Seubert being taken off the field, but he got us going when he waved the towel at the crowd, and we wish him well.

The Giants started clicking near the end of the half. Toomer caught a first down pass, and then Tiki ran for another. Kerry Collins ran and almost made one, and Tiki got it on the next play, and right after the 2 minute warning Ike Hilliard caught a first down pass, and Shockey caught the next pass for 9 yards, but he fumbled it away and the Eagles had it on their own 17 yard line.

Will Allen got Shockey off the hook when he intercepted McNabb's pass at the Eagles 29. It would have been great if the Giants had been able to score a touchdown and tie the game, but they had to settle for a Brett Conway 39 yard field goal that was a bit close as far as distance went, and it was Eagles 7-3 at the half.

The second half started with Brian Mitchell reminding you that he hasn't been doing such a great job, because the Giants were at their own 14 yard line after the kickoff. He used to play for the Eagles, and it looked like he still was the way he was doing out there. The Giants and Eagles didn't do much, but on the Giants next possession, they took it from their 38, to the Eagles 1.

Collins hit Shockey in the endzone, and he kind of shocked everyone when he booted the ball into the crowd in celebration, and the Giants went up 10-7. In the fourth quarter Dorsey Levens was like a shot in the arm to the Giants offense, but we wasted a scoring opportunity with a fumble. The defense had handled the Eagles all day, and I thought we had this game won, especially when Mike Barrow caused Donovan McNabb to fumble and we got the ball back after the punt and there was only about 5 minutes left.

Then the offense suddenly stopped passing the ball on two possessions and we couldn't get a first down. On the return, the Eagles ran it back big time and went up 17-10. The Giants gave it one more shot in the last minute or so, and all passing this time moved from the Giants 36 to the Eagles 38, and didn't make the 4th and four. So for the third time in a row you go home from Giants Stadium wondering how the Giants managed to lose again."


Game Notes:
"In the first quarter down 7-0, the Giants lost Rich Seubert, and the way the offensive line had been playing, you would think that the Giants didn't have a shot. Well, they had their shot and blew it.
I have to say it seems that Jim Fassel stumbles his way along as head coach and sometime offensive coordinator. He finally dusts Dorsey Levens off the bench at the end of the 3rd quarter and sees just how effective the Pro Bowl running back could have been all season long.

In the 4th quarter, Fassel uses a mix of Levens running and Collins passing to get down to the Eagles 5 yard line, but Collins has the ball knocked loose and the Eagles recover. The Giants defense holds.
The next chance the Giants get, Fassel sees there is only 5:03 left. He wants this game over bad, so he runs Levens 3 straight times hoping to get a first down while chewing up the clock, but Andy Reid isn't stupid, and the Giants gain 9 yards and are three and out. Like they've been doing all game, the Giants defense holds the Eagles, and now Fassel drools because he has the ball back with only 1:53 left.

A few plays and a first down kills the Eagles timeouts and can win the game for the Giants right here. The head coach / offensive coordinator forgets how earlier the offense made 4 first downs and got to the Eagles 5 when he mixed some passing along with Levens hard running.
Andy Reid 'plays right into Fassel's hands', giving up his timeouts while 3 predictable running plays actually lose 2 yards for the Giants against the bunched up Eagle defense. Remember, a first down would have kept the ball totally out of the Eagles hands, and even missing on a pass play that might have gotten it, would have given the Eagles the same 1:34, but with one timeout left instead of none. That's what you were risking here against going home happy.

Before Bill Parcells can send a telegram to Andy Reid telling him how to steal a game from the Giants with 11 seconds left, the Eagles go Parcells one better as Brian Westbrook takes Jeff Feagles ensuing punt and returns it 84 yards for a touchdown."


Early Stats:
Eagles
NY Giants
RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
B WESTBROOK          15  67  4.5 18  1  T BARBER             19  79  4.2 14  0
C BUCKHALTER          3  19  6.3 11  0  D LEVENS             16  64  4.0 17  0
D STALEY              1   5  5.0  5  0  K COLLINS             4  28  7.0 11  0
D MCNABB              3  -1 -0.3  0  0  D JOYCE               2   9  4.5  6  0
J THRASH              1  -3 -3.0  0  0

PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D MCNABB             9-23- 64  1  0 25  K COLLINS           22-36-174  0  1 20

Sacked-Yards Lost: D MCNABB 3-17.       Sacked-Yards Lost: K COLLINS 3-15.

RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
B WESTBROOK           3  11  3.7  6  0  T BARBER              5  34  6.8 14  0
C LEWIS               2  15  7.5  8  0  J SHOCKEY             5  23  4.6  9  1
L SMITH               1  25 25.0 25  0  A TOOMER              4  54 13.5 20  0
T PINKSTON            1   6  6.0  6  0  M RIVERS              4  31  7.8 12  0
D STALEY              1   4  4.0  4  0  J FINN                2  10  5.0  7  0
J RITCHIE             1   3  3.0  3  0  T CARTER              1  11 11.0 11  0
                                        I HILLIARD            1  11 11.0 11  0

INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
                                        W ALLEN               1   1  1.0  1  0

PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D JOHNSON            7 293 41.9 0 2 56  J FEAGLES            7 252 36.0 0 3 49

T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20

PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
                                        B MITCHELL            3  17  5.7  9  0

KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
B WESTBROOK           3  61 20.3 25  0  B MITCHELL            2  25 12.5 16  0
                                        D JOYCE               1  17 17.0 17  0

KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
D AKERS               2/2    0/0        B CONWAY              1/1    1/1  
                                        Dist.: 39                               

                                 O-D                                     OD
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
D MCNABB              2    0   0 0-0    K COLLINS             2    1   0 0-0
C BUCKHALTER          1    1   0 0-0    J SHOCKEY             1    1   0 0-0
M SIMONEAU            0    0   1 0-0    M BARROW              0    0   2 0-0
N WAYNE               0    0   1 0-0    M STRAHAN             0    0   1 0-0
C SIMON               0    0   0 0-1    S WILLIAMS            0    0   0 0-1
B WHITING             0    0   0 0-1    I HILLIARD            0    0   0 1-0
J RUNYAN              0    0   0 1-0
J WELBOURN            0    0   0 1-0

DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
C EMMONS             10  9  1  0-0      O STOUTMIRE           6  6  0  0-0  
M SIMONEAU           10  8  2  1-5      M BARROW              6  4  2  0-0  
C SIMON               7  6  1  1-7      M STRAHAN             5  5  0  2-12 
T VINCENT             7  6  1  0-0      D JONES               5  5  0  0-0  
C HART                7  6  1  0-0      K HOLMES              4  4  0  1-5  
N WAYNE               6  6  0  0-0      R BROWN               4  3  1  0-0  
M LEWIS               5  4  1  0-0      B SHORT               4  1  3  0-0  
N KALU                4  4  0  1-3      S WILLIAMS            3  3  0  0-0  
B WHITING             4  4  0  0-0      K HAMILTON            3  2  1  0-0  
D WALKER              4  4  0  0-0      W ALLEN               2  1  1  0-0  
L SHEPPARD            4  4  0  0-0      C GRIFFIN             2  1  1  0-0  
B TAYLOR              3  3  0  0-0  
I REESE               1  1  0  0-0

Scoring:
First Quarter
EAGLES - TOUCHDOWN (11:46)
BRIAN WESTBROOK 6 YD RUN (DAVID AKERS KICK)
Drive: 10 plays, 89 yards in 6:29.
Key plays: McNabb 7-yard pass to Lewis on 3rd-and-2 to the Philadelphia 26; 41-yard pass interference penalty on Giants' Brown to New York 34; McNabb 25-yard pass to Smith to New York 6.
PHILADELPHIA 7-0
Second Quarter
GIANTS - FIELDGOAL (14:38)
BRETT CONWAY 39 YD
Drive: 4 plays, 8 yards in 1:01.
Key plays: Allen 1-yard interception return to Philadelphia 29.
PHILADELPHIA 7-3
Third Quarter
GIANTS - TOUCHDOWN (9:41)
JEREMY SHOCKEY 1 YD PASS FROM KERRY COLLINS (BRETT CONWAY KICK)
Drive: 12 plays, 62 yards in 4:58.
Key plays: Collins 12-yard pass to Rivers to Philadelphia 39; Collins 11-yard run plus 5-yard holding penalty on Eagles' Reese on 3rd-and-10 to Philadelphia 12; 5-yard pass interference penalty on Eagles' Vincent to Philadelphia 1.
GIANTS 10-7
Fourth Quarter
EAGLES - TOUCHDOWN (13:44)
BRIAN WESTBROOK 84 YD PUNT RETURN (DAVID AKERS KICK) .
PHILADELPHIA 14-10

Game Stats:
  Eagles NY Giants
First Downs
Rushing
Passing
Penalty
9
6
2
1
25
11
12
2
Third Down Efficiency
4-13-31%
7-17-41%
Fourth Down Efficiency
0-0-0%
0-1-0%
Total Net Yards
Total offensive plays
Average gain per play
134
49
2.7
339
80
4.2
Net Yards Rushing
Rushing attempts
Average gain per rush
Tackles for loss-yards
87
23
3.8
4-8
180
41
4.4
3-5
Net Yards Passing
Times sacked: Number-Yards
Gross passing yards
47
3-17
64
159
3-15
174
Pass Attempts-completions-had Intercepted
Avg gain per pass play
23-9-1
1.8
36-22-0
4.1
Kickoffs: Number-in End Zone-touchbacks
3-0-0
3-0-0
Punts: Number and Average
Had blocked
Net punting average
7-41.9
0
39.4
7-36.0
0
24.0
Total Return Yardage (not including kickoffs)
Number-Yards: Punt Returns
Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns
Number-Yards: Interception Returns
84
2-84
3-61
0-0
18
3-17
3-42
1-1
Penalties: Number-yards
6-35
6-66
Fumbles: Number-lost
3-1
3-2
Touchdowns
Rushing
Passing
Interceptions
Other (blocked kicks, etc.)
2
1
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
Extra Points: Made-attempts
Kicking: Made-Attempts
Passing: Made-Attempts
Rushing: Made-Attempts
2-2
2-2
0-0
0-0
1-1
1-1
0-0
0-0
Field Goals: Made-attempts
FGs - PATs had blocked
0-0
0-0
1-1
0-0
Red Zone Efficiency
1-1-100%
1-2-50%
Goal To Go Efficiency
1-1-100%
1-2-50%
Safeties
0
0
Time Of Possession
24:18
35:42

Notes:
Late in the first quarter, Giants guard Rich Seubert broke his right leg.

Tiki Barber's 113 total yards increased his career total to 9,757, leaving him 105 behind club record-holder Frank Gifford .

Michael Strahan had 2 sacks to put him at 101 1/2 and became the 21st player to record 100 sacks.

Michael Strahan's 10 sacks of Donovan McNabb are his most against any quarterback, and his 17 against the Eagles are his most against any opponent.

The Eagles' 134 total yards were the lowest by a Giants opponent since Washington finished with minus-6 yards in 1960.

Donovan McNabb was just 9-of-23 for 64 yards.

The Eagles' wide receivers still have not caught a touchdown pass this season.

 


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