Posted September 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
Defense dominated early and the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles were scoreless after the first quarter on Sunday night. Eli Manning completed just 4 of 11 passes for 35 yards. Michael Vick had a better start, going 5 for 9 for 72 yards. The defending Super Bowl champion Giants (2-1) have struggled against the Eagles (2-1) in this NFC East rivalry, losing seven of the last eight meetings. Hoping to establish the run, the Eagles had no success giving the ball to All-Pro LeSean McCoy. He had three carries for 4 yards. A penalty cost the Giants an opportunity inside the red zone. Left tackle Will Beatty, starting because David Diehl is injured, was called for holding to negate a 38-yard catch by Martellus Bennett to the Eagles 11. Vick connected with DeSean Jackson for 32 yards on third-and-11 to get Philadelphia's only first down in the first two possessions. Jackson made an 11-yard catch on the next drive, getting the call after a review overturned an incompletion. Vick ...
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