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5 Keys To Beating The Eagles

I believe this is a must win game for the Giants. They need to get back on the winning track after two lackluster games. Can they do it against the Eagles? Here are 5 Keys to Beating the Eagles.

1. Somehow, Someway, Limit DeSean Jackson

DeSean Jackson is showing a propensity for big plays. And considering that CC (Can’t Cover) Brown has, well, not been able to cover anyone, the Giants need to find a way to limit DeSean Jackson. Maybe it’s by trying Aaron Rouse out there. Maybe it’s by trying Bryan Kehl out in coverage. Maybe it’s by trying Johnathan Goff. I’m not sure. But, they have to do something to limit him.

2. Please,Please, Use Kevin Boss!

I’m a fan of Kevin Boss. Maybe I’m too big of a fan. But, I really believe that if the Giants want to be successful, they have to get the ball to Boss. Use some play action. But, when a tight end is getting involved, the corners and safeties back off a bit, and that leaves more room for the receivers to make some plays.

3. Take What the Defense Gives You

Against Arizona, the Giants were not adjusting to their heavy blitz schemes. The Eagles blitz a lot. So, the Giant should take what the defense is giving them, and adjust. Short dump offs. Draw plays. Roll outs. Anything to neutralize.

4. Stop Brian Westbrook

This is only if Westbrook plays, and we’re not sure if he will. He’s a game time decision. If he plays, the Giants will have to find a way to stop him. Westbrook is a Giant killer. Always has been. The way to stop him is with an athletic linebacker. Michael Boley would’ve been perfect for that. But he’s hurt. That’s why I think the Giants should try Johnathan Goff. Mostly a special teamer, Goff is big, strong and fast. He might be the antidote to Westbrook.

5. No Stupid Mistakes!

The Giants are usually a pretty disciplined team. Last week against the Cards, they weren’t. Interceptions, penalties. Can’t happen again.


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