NFL Game Previews: Week 14 Matchups
NFL Game Previews: Week 14 Matchups

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N.Y. Giants (+9.5) at Philadelphia, 46.0 o/u – Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST

Leave it to the Giants to find a way to inject some late drama into a season that seemed like a write-off. At 2-10, they're currently looking at the second overall pick in the 2020 draft, but their two remaining games against the Eagles could well determine whether Philly can stumble into a division title or not. With the potential to play spoiler for a hated rival, in steps Eli Manning to once again take the reins of the offense while Daniel Jones deals with an ankle injury. Of course, it's been years since Manning seemed dangerous, and he's always had trouble with the Eagles (10-20 career record against them), but if he can somehow pull this one out ... the veteran QB will also have Sterling Shepard and Golden Tate available, only the third time this season the two have been in the lineup together, but Evan Engram remains sidelined. Speaking of things coming in threes, the Eagles have dropped three straight — after two close-ish losses to legit contenders in the Patriots and Seahawks, they then fell on their face in Miami. The NFC East is there for the taking, but Philly doesn't seem to want it. Carson Wentz is having an utterly pedestrian season, and over the last six games he's managed an 8:4 TD:INT and 6.3 YPA. Having Alshon Jeffery back helps, but the quarterback is still playing like he wants the front office

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Erik Siegrist
Erik Siegrist is an FSWA award-winning columnist who covers all four major North American sports (that means the NHL, not NASCAR) and whose beat extends back to the days when the Nationals were the Expos and the Thunder were the Sonics. He was the inaugural champion of Rotowire's Staff Keeper baseball league. His work has also appeared at Baseball Prospectus.
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