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New York Giants Defense Must Stop Big Plays

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 14: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys runs a kick off past Deon Grant #34, Clint Sintim #52, Dave Tollefson #71, and Duke Calhoun #84 of the New York Giants on November 14, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Double G SportsCorrespondent IJune 3, 2016

The New York Giants will make the short trip to Philadelphia this week to battle the NFC East rival Eagles. It will be a game with first place on the line and two teams that can play well on both sides of the ball.

New York better have their defense ready to go because the Eagles have arguably the most explosive offense in the NFL. Quarterback Michael Vick is having an incredible season and coming off one of the best performances ever by a quarterback.

The Eagles are not an offense that likes to grind it out and run the clock. Vick and company constantly look for the big play.

Vick is having an MVP-caliber season despite missing a few games due to injury and Eagles coach Andy Reid’s reluctance to name him the starter. The mobile quarterback has thrown 11 touchdowns this season without throwing a single interception. He leads the entire NFL with a QB rating of 115.1.

21 of Vick’s 96 completions this season have gone for over 20 yards, with eight of those completions have been for over 40 yards. The Eagles offense can score quickly, as they showed last week against Washington.

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