The New York Giants go away for Philadelphia on Monday to tackle the Eagles on Christmas Day.
The Eagles have misplaced three in a row and so they have much more to lose than the Giants, in order that they’re able to hit the bottom operating. The Giants might not have a lot to play for, however they nonetheless have rather a lot to show, so it isn’t like they’re simply going to let the Eagles run down the sector.
Usually, opponents deal with Saquon Barkley or Kayvon Thibodeaux as a option to acquire leverage in opposition to the Giants. However they don’t seem to be the one X-factors on the crew.
This 12 months, punter Jamie Gillan has performed an ideal job of creating returns troublesome, one thing that did not go unnoticed by Eagles particular groups coordinator Michael Clay.
“Jamie Gillan is doing an unbelievable job this 12 months. He actually traps returners and deprives them of the chance to go north and south. He places it exterior the numbers with good time and makes the gunners take plenty of motion,” Clay instructed reporters this week.
“T-Mac does an unbelievable job of shelling out some completely different formations that you really want to check up and be sure you’re conscious of in case they need to strive one thing funky out of it.”
Particular groups have prompted the Giants plenty of complications this season, however these issues usually have not been on Gillan’s shoulders. That is one thing the Giants must take note of and use to their benefit on Monday.
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