Eagles-Giants Game Updates

Join the conversation with other Eagles fans for this Week 16 NFC East matchup.

Carson Wentz. (USA Today Sports)

Carson Wentz. (USA Today Sports)

The Eagles look to play the Grinch tonight as they host one of their division rivals, the New York Giants, at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles look to go 6-9 on the season and stop a five-game losing streak. The Giants can clinch a spot in the playoffs with a win tonight. Earlier in the season, the Giants edged the Eagles at MetLife Stadium, 28-23. We’ll periodically update this thread throughout the game with highlights and drive summaries. Feel free to jump in the comments below.

11:37 – END OF THE GAME: The Eagles defeat the New York Giants, 24-19. The Eagles stop their five-game losing streak and win their first close game of the season, improving to 6-9 on the season. With the win, the Dallas Cowboys have clinched the NFC East division title and the top seed in the NFC Playoffs. Instant Observations from the win.

11:35 – INTERCEPTION: Terrence Brooks picks of a Manning pass intended for Will Tye. Vinny Curry delivers the pressure on that throw. That should do it.

11:33 – The Giants use their final timeout with 25 seconds remaining. They’re at the Philadelphia 34 yard line.

11:30 – The Eagles give the ball back to the Giants with 1:31 to go. New York will start at their own 15.

11:25 – TURNOVER ON DOWNS: Nolan Carroll stops Shepard and the Eagles will take over at their own 37 with 1:54 left in the game.

11:23 – The ruling on the field is reversed, and it’s a fourth down and one.

11:20 – Odell Beckham Jr. is given a first down after stretching and getting a first down before the two minute warning. Doug Pederson is challenging the spot.

11:15 – Jordan Hicks limps off the field. Stephen Tulloch is in his place.

11:08 – Jaylen Watkins is out with a concussion, while Jason Peters will return after suffering a right ankle injury. Ryan Mathews is questionable to return with a stinger.

11:07 – FIELD GOAL: Gould makes the 41-yard field goal try with 5:17 left to play. The Eagles still lead the Giants, 24-19.

11:01 – Ryan Mathews is going to the locker room.

10:58 – FIELD GOAL: Sturgis makes a 41-yard try with 8:47 to go. The Eagles lead the Giants, 24-16.

10:46 – INTERCEPTION: Jenkins picks of Manning again. The Eagles will take over and Carson Wentz will be back in action.

10:45 – Carson Wentz is out of the concussion protocol. He’s back on the sidelines, but he’s wearing a hat.

10:39 – END OF THE THIRD QUARTER: The Eagles lead the Giants, 21-16.

10:38 – Carson Wentz is being evaluated for a head injury.

10:35 – TURNOVER ON DOWNS: The Giants stop a leaping Mathews at the two yard line. New York will take over.

10:33 – Damon “Snacks” Harrison is hurt for the Giants, as the Eagles are thinking about going for it on fourth and goal from the one yard line.

10:29 – Olivier Vernon injures Carson Wentz. Chase Daniel is seeing his first action of the season. Wentz is going to the locker room.

10:23 – Jaylen Watkins is being evaluated for a head injury.

10:19 – FIELD GOAL: Gould makes a 29-yard field goal to cut the Eagles lead to 21-16 with 9:09 left in the third quarter.

10:14 – Jaylen Watkins is down on the field after a run by Rashad Jennings. Looks like he might be looked at for a concussion.

10:09 – Carson Wentz almost threw his second interception, but the pass is dropped. The Eagles punt to the Giants.

10:06 – Allen Barbre is officially done for the remainder of the game with a hamstring injury. Zach Ertz is being tended to on the sideline. He returns a few plays later.

10:05 – The second half is underway. The Eagles will start with the ball.

9:52 – Carson Wentz has made team history:

9:51 – HALFTIME: The Eagles lead the Giants. 21-13. Halftime observations.

9:45 – TOUCHDOWN: Eli Manning find the rookie Sterling Shepard for a 13 yard score. Gould’s extra point makes it a 21-13 Eagles lead with 33 seconds left in the first half.

9:39 – The Giants are driving into Eagles territory as the two minute warning approaches in the first quarter.

9:32 – TOUCHDOWN: Nelson Agholor catches his second TD pass this season from 40 yards. Sturgis banks the PAT and the Eagles lead the Giants, 21-6.

9:25 – FIELD GOAL: Gould makes a 35 yard try to cut the Eagles lead to 14-6. 7:29 remaining in the first half.

9:19 – Terrence Brooks forces the fumble on Dwayne Harris on the punt return, but the Giants recover the football.

9:15 – Stefen Wisniewski has taken over at left guard for Allen Barbre. He has a hamstring injury and is questionable to return.

9:13 – No points result in the turnover, but the Giants pin the Eagles at their own two yard line.

9:10 – INTERCEPTION: Wentz’s pass to Bryce Treggs is intercepted by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie at the New York 42 yard line.

9:05 – END OF THE FIRST QUARTER: The Eagles lead the Giants, 14-3.

9:01 – FIELD GOAL: Robbie Gould makes a 35-yard field goal to cut the Eagles lead to 14-3 with 10 seconds left in the opening quarter.

8:58 – Odell Beckham Jr. beats Leodis McKelvin for a big gain and helps put the Giants inside the red zone.

8:49 – Lane Johnson is still good.

8:46 – The Giants go three-and-out on their third offensive drive. The Eagles’ defense has dominated this game so far.

8:41 – PICK SIX TOUCHDOWN: Eli Manning tries to throw it down the middle to Will Tye, but Malcolm Jenkins jumps and picks off Manning and returns it for a touchdown. Sturgis makes the PAT, and the Eagles lead, 14-0, with 8:20 to play in the first quarter.

8:36 – TOUCHDOWN: Darren Sproles runs on the right side of the field for a 25-yard touchdown. Big blocks from Johnson and Zach Ertz provided Sproles the running room. Caleb Sturgis’ extra point is good. The Eagles lead the Giants, 7-0, with 9:48 left in the opening quarter.

8:32 – On the first offensive play from scrimmage, Darren Sproles runs behind Lane Johnson for a gain of 17. The Eagles have missed the veteran tackle.

8:30 – A three-and-out for the Giants on their first drive. The Eagles will start their first possession at their own 22 yard line.

8:26 – We’re underway from the Linc. The Giants will start at their own 21 yard line.

8:23 – Eagles won the coin toss and will defer to the second half. Eli Manning and the Giants will begin on offense.

8:21 – Captains for tonight’s game are Bennie Logan, Zach Ertz, and Donnie Jones.

7:00 – Allen Barbre, Darren Sproles, and Jordan Matthews are active, and so is Lane Johnson officially. Halapoulivaati Vaitai is still out, while Paul Turner is a healthy scratch. See the full list of inactives here.