The New York Giants showed up Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 in MetLife Stadium in New York and topped the Philadelphia Eagles by a gritty 27-17 victory. The Giants deployed a rushing game that produced 151 yards and three rushing touchdowns, to go along with a total team offensive output of 382 yards. Quarterback Daniel Jones contributed with 244 yards and no touchdowns for the game.
Jones contributed to this win by completing 21 of 28 passes, finishing the game with 244 yards, zero interceptions, no touchdowns and a QB rating of 100.90.
The ground game for the Giants saw Wayne Gallman Jr. carrying the football 18 times, and Alfred Morris helping with rushing the ball eight times. The two rushers produced 53 yards and 34 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Giants had Jones throwing the football to Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton as his most productive targets. Shepard caught six passes for a net gain of 47 yards. The secondary target (Slayton) caught five passes for a net contribution of 93 yards.
The Giants were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in three sacks, and two tackles for loss, to go along with no forced fumbles, with zero defensive touchdowns.
For the Eagles, Carson Wentz ended the day having completed 21 of 37 passes, leading to 208 yards, zero interceptions and no touchdowns. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 72.80.
The Eagles’ rushing game was led by Boston Scott and Miles Sanders. For the game, Scott carried the ball three times, rushed for 63 yards, and one touchdown. Sanders supplemented and carried the ball a total of 15 times for a total of 85 yards. Meanwhile Greg Ward and Jalen Reagor were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Eagles. Ward caught five passes from Wentz for a total of 39 yards, while Reagor contributed with 47 yards from four passes.
For the game, the Eagles defensive effort yielded zero forced fumbles, three tackles for loss and three sacks. This was not enough to help their team to a victory.
With the win, the Giants leave with a record of 3-7 for the season, while the Eagles record for the season is now 3-5-1.