Last Time They Met: Eagles-Giants

The good, the bad and plenty of the ugly from the Eagles 29-16 Week 3 home opener loss to the Giants.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 25: Officials break up a shoving match between Jeremy Maclin #18 of the Philadelphia Eagles and Antrel Rolle #26 of the New York Giants during the first half at Lincoln Financial Field on September 25, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Eagles super fan Shaun Young was hoping the Eagles had plenty against the Giants -- he would be disappointed as the Eagles lost 29-16 in their home opener Sunday, Sept. 25.
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Michael Vick returned from a concussion to start. He was a respectable 16 for 23 (70 percent) passing but managed just a 73.8 rating while passing for 176 yards and a pick.
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Vick ran seven times for 31 yards and fumbled but it was recovered by teammate Jason Peters... the Giants defense kept the pressure on Vick...
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Vick was knocked out of the game for the second-straight week -- this time with a broken non-throwing hand. He has only played a full 16 games once in his career and only played 12 games last season.
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Vick's counterpart Eli Manning was better Sunday at the Linc.
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Manning looked "Brady-esque" posting a 145.7 passer rating while completing 16 of 23 passes for 254 yards, 4 TDs and no interceptions.
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Manning's favorite target was Victor Cruz. The unheralded wideout had three grabs for 110 yards and two TDs including this acrobtaic 28-yard grab over Nnamdi Asomugha.
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RB Ahmad Bradshaw did it with his legs (15 rushes for 86 yards) and in the air (five grabs for 53 yards including a1 18-yard TD grab).
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The Eagles countered with RB LeSean McCoy who flexed his skills on his way to his second 100-yard game of the season.
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Shady ran 24 times for 128 yards and score. He also added three grabs for 13 yards.
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WR Jeremy Maclin led the way receiving for the Birds hauling in five passes for 69 yards before leaving the game with a hamstring injury.
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This game got chippy at times. Giants DB Antrel Rolle even got a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty.
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The Giants were the tougher though stopping the Eagles four out of five times in the end zone including a huge goal line stand in the third quarter.
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The G-Men also took away three interceptions to the Eagles none. CB Aaron Ross had reason the celebrate his two picks.
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Andy Reid will need to get his 1-2 team back on track against the 2-1 49ers next week. But will he...
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have Vick ready to play?
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