CHIP72 Posted October 23, 2020 Share Posted October 23, 2020 It remains to be seen what kind of impact the Eagles’ come from behind win over the Giants on Thursday night will have on the rest of their season. What is known is in each of the last three seasons (2017 to 2019), the Eagles' home game against the Giants 1) featured a 4th quarter comeback by the Eagles to win the game and 2) ended up serving as a positive turning point in the Eagles' season. *In 2017, the Eagles (1-1), who lost to the Chiefs the week before, hosted the Giants in Week 3. After controlling the game for the first three quarters, the Eagles allowed the Giants to come back and take 21-14 and 24-21 leads in the 4th quarter. The guys in green then put together a drive in the last 3 minutes and kicked a field goal with just over a minute in regulation to tie the game. After stopping the Giants on their ensuing possession in the last minute, the Eagles managed to get the ball back in the final seconds and get enough yards on offense to kick a 61 yard FG as time expired to win the game 27-24. The win was the first of nine straight victories, and the Eagles finished the regular season at 13-3 and ended up winning the Super Bowl. *In 2018, the Eagles (4-6), who were crushed by the Saints 48-7 the previous week, played at home against the Giants in Week 12. The Giants jumped out to a 19-3 lead late in the 2nd quarter before the Eagles scored a touchdown and 2 point conversation shortly before halftime. The Eagles still trailed 19-14 entering the 4th quarter, but scored a touchdown to take the lead. After the Giants responded with a field goal to tie the game, the Eagles kicked a field goal of their own in the last minute of regulation to win 25-22. The win started a 5-1 stretch to close out the regular season, which allowed the Eagles to sneak into the playoffs at 9-7 as a wild-card team; the Eagles also won a playoff game against the Bears. *In 2019, the Eagles (5-7), who were shocked by the Dolphins a week earlier, battled the Giants in Philadelphia in Week 14. The Giants had a 17-3 lead at halftime and still led 17-10 at the beginning of the 4th quarter. However, the Eagles scored a tying touchdown with less than 2 minutes remaining in regulation, and then scored a touchdown in overtime to complete the comeback and win 23-17. The win was the first of four straight wins to close out the season, enabling the Eagles to win the NFC East and make the playoffs with a 9-7 record. Will the Eagles' most recent comeback win at home against the Giants again serve as a spur to turn the Eagles season around? We'll find out in the coming weeks. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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