The Eagles had 64 yards on 15 carries within the first half, however struggled to maneuver the ball on the bottom within the second half (simply 32 yards on 11 carries). They have been unable to transform a pair of third-and-ones. Carson Wentz was stopped on the primary and Boston Scott was stopped on the second. Wentz continues to be an essential a part of the bottom sport. He had three extra dashing first downs and notched his fifth dashing landing of the season.
One of the best ways to explain Carson Wentz’s efficiency Thursday night time is schizophrenic. He opened the sport by finishing his first 4 passes because the Eagles drove down the sphere and scored. Then he accomplished simply 17 of his subsequent 35 passes and made some terrible choices, together with his second-quarter interception on a horrible cross to John Hightower. Then he turns into Superman once more within the fourth quarter and completes 5 of his final 6 passes, together with landing throws to Greg Ward and Boston Scott.
Per week after getting gashed for 108 dashing yards by Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, the Giants’ Daniel Jones burned them for an 80-yard third-quarter run that arrange a landing. Apart from that, how’d you just like the play, Mrs. Lincoln? Dion Lewis had a 19-yard run on a fourth-quarter scoring drive that put the Giants up by 11.
Jalen Mills had a second-quarter interception to short-circuit a Giants drive, and Brandon Graham had a game-saving strip-sack late within the fourth quarter. However Daniel Jones did handle to finish 20 of 30 cross makes an attempt and throw for 2 touchdowns for the primary time since Week 1.
Jake Elliott missed a 29-yard area purpose try on the finish of the primary half. It was the primary miss of his profession from 30 yards or much less and got here on the heels of his 52-yard miss final week within the Eagles’ two-point loss to the Ravens. The Eagles’ punt protection unit gave up a 14-yard return to Jabrill Peppers late within the first quarter that arrange the Giants’ first landing.
4-for-13 on third down. Three-for-Eight within the pink zone. Three-for-8. Yeah, yeah, I do know. The accidents. Carson Wentz, beneath stress a lot of the sport, made his share of poor choices, together with an up-for-grabs interception that killed an Eagles scoring drive. However he was Superman when it mattered and the Eagles are alive and effectively within the NFC.