Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/4/13
The challenge was always difficult. Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has the highest yards per carry average in NFL history. Running back LeSean McCoy is averaging six yards per carry this season and making comparisons to Barry Sanders not seem so blasphemous. Wide receiver DeSean Jackson is one of the best deep threats in the league. It was always tough for the Giants’ defense to stop players this fast but now the plays move even faster. Under first-year coach Chip Kelly the Eagles attack every 21.57 seconds taking the fewest time between snaps this season according to Football Outsiders. Facing an Eagles offense which has amassed the second-most total yards in the league (458.8 per game) and most yards per play (6.9) Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell said he isn’t worried about the unusually rapid pace since he started preparing for it when Kelly was hired. “It was something that was new coming into the [NFL] and so obviously you wanted to go and prepare for something th...
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