Carson Wentz final stat line
The Eagles quarterback finished Thursday night’s win over the Giants with 26 completions on 36 attempts for 278 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. He completed passes to eight different receivers and had a passer rating of 122.2.
FINAL: EAGLES 34, GIANTS 13
The Philadelphia Eagles got three touchdown passes from Carson Wentz and four sacks on Eli Manning to create a 34-13 win over the New York Giants on Thursday night. Saquon Barkley produced 229 total yards but the Giants struggled with situational offense, finishing 4-for-14 on third down and 0-for-3 in the red zone. The Eagles led 14-3 after one quarter and 24-6 at halftime, allowing Doug Pederson’s team to cruise to a much-needed victory.
Eagles Get the Fourth Down Stop!
The last gasp for the Giants ended on the 5-yard line. Eli Manning’s fourth-down pass to Odell Beckham Jr. fell incomplete despite OBJ’s pleas for a penalty. The Eagles are taking over up 21 points. Five more minutes and the Giants will have a 1-5 start wrapped up. The Eagles are heading for 3-3.
Saquon Barkley stat update
The game isn’t over, but Saquon Barkley is at 223 total yards. He has 140 rushing yards and a touchdown and eight catches for 93 yards. He’s been a bright spot for the Giants tonight.
Eagles Add FG, Extend Lead to 21
Jake Elliott’s second field goal of the contest has put the Eagles up 34-13 early in the fourth quarter. Can the Giants make up the 21-point deficit in a little under one quarter? Their season might depend on it.
END OF THIRD QUARTER: EAGLES 31, GIANTS
The Eagles are in control after three quarters on TNF, leading 31-13 and driving for more points to start the fourth quarter. Another score might put the game away. A win would improve the Eagles’ record to 3-2, while dropping the Giants to 1-5. Carson Wentz has three touchdown passes.
Barkley Giving Giants Hope?
Rookie RB Saquon Barkley just went 50 yards for a touchdown, giving him over 200 total yards on the night and cutting the Eagles’ lead to 31-13 in the third quarter. Can New York make a late, great rally and save their season? The New York defense needs a stop.
All Eagles on TNF
A second touchdown pass from Carson Wentz to Alshon Jeffery has the Eagles cruising. It’s 31-6 in the third quarter. The Giants are well on their way to a 1-5 start.
HALFTIME: EAGLES 24, GIANTS 6
The first 30 minutes of TNF has produced a one-sided affair, with three touchdowns giving the Eagles a 24-6 lead over the Giants at the half. Carson Wentz has thrown for 175 yards and two touchdowns. Saquon Barkley has 149 total yards, helping set up both field goals, but it hasn’t been enough. The Giants are 0-8 on third down.
Eagles Go Up 18!
The Eagles are scoring again before halftime. Jake Elliott’s field goal put Philly up 24-6 with 1:29 left in the second quarter. The Eagles get the ball to start the third quarter. The Giants desperately need points here to end the half.