NFL Game Recap: Philadelphia Eagles vs New York Giants

26 December, 2023

In a thrilling NFC East showdown, The Philadelphia Eagles overcame the New York Giants in a game that kept fans on the edge of their seats till the last minute. Despite a spirited third-quarter comeback from the Giants, the Eagles managed to emerge victorious in this high-stakes encounter.

Game Details

Date and Time: December 25, 2023, 4:30 PM EST

Location: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia

Final Score

Philadelphia Eagles: 33

New York Giants: 25

Quarterly Breakdown

Philadelphia Eagles

Quarter 1: 7

Quarter 2: 13

Quarter 3: 0

Quarter 4: 13

Total: 33

New York Giants

Quarter 1: 3

Quarter 2: 0

Quarter 3: 15

Quarter 4: 7

Total: 25

Game Highlights

Touchdowns and field goals were plenty in this match, some of the key movements include:

  1. 12:27′ of First Quarter: Jalen Hurts 1 Yd Run (Jake Elliott Kick) – Philadelphia Eagles
  2. 13:41′ of Third Quarter: Saquon Barkley 7 Yd Run (Mason Crosby Kick) – New York Giants
  3. 0:09′ of Third Quarter: Adoree’ Jackson 76 Yd Interception Return – New York Giants
  4. 11:07′ of Fourth Quarter: D’Andre Swift 5 Yd Run (Jake Elliott Kick) – Philadelphia Eagles
  5. 5:22′ of Fourth Quarter: Darius Slayton 69 Yd pass from Tyrod Taylor (Mason Crosby Kick) – New York Giants

Team Performance

Philadelphia Eagles

The Eagles showcased strong offense and defense. Their picture-perfect planning and execution were seen in the total yardage of 465, including 295 passing yards and 170 rushing yards. Their excellent ball control was reflected in the total possession time of 34:38. However, they need to work on their turnovers, as they lost the ball twice in this game.

New York Giants

The Giants put up a tough fight, amassing 292 total yards, with 186 in passes and 106 in rushes. Their third-quarter comeback was particularly impressive. However, their possession time lagged behind the Eagles’ at 25:22, and they could only convert Total red zone made attempts of 1-1.

Injury Report

Eagles’ Darius Slay, Zach Cunningham, and Landon Dickerson were sidelined due to injuries in this game but are expected to return in Week 17. For Giants, Rakeem Nunez-Roches missed this game due to a knee injury, but he is also slated to return next week.

Division Standings

The result further solidified the Eagles’ position at the top of the NFC East division, while the Giants dropped down to third place.

Upcoming Games

For their next game, the Eagles will be facing the Dallas Cowboys in what promises to be a thrilling encounter, while the Giants will be trying to bounce back against the Washington Commanders.


All in all, it was a compelling game that demonstrated the Eagles’ tenacity and strategic superiority. However, the Giants also showed signs of a comeback, and it will be interesting to see how they perform in their upcoming games.

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