Eagles steamroll Giants, will play host to NFC Championship Game

The Philadelphia Eagles made an emphatic statement in walloping the New York Giants, 38-7, in a divisional round game Saturday at the Linc.

The NFC East champs ran over the Giants … in every way imaginable.

They had 268 rushing yards, which was 40 more toral yards than the Philadelphia defense allowed New York for the entire game.

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Kenneth Gainwell had 112 yards and a touchdown. Miles Sanders rushed for 90 more. The Eagles gained 17 of their 26 first downs on rushing plays.

Jalen Hurts completed 16-of-24 passes and 2 touchdowns.

The Eagles sacked Daniel Jones 5 times and made the day miserable for everyone wearing a Giants uniform.

Philadelphia defeated the Giants in all three meetings this season by a collective score of 108-45, which includes a pair of garbage-time touchdowns New York scored in the first meeting.

The Eagles have won 10 straight home games over the Giants.

The NFC Championship Game on Jan. 29 will take place in Philadelphia. The Eagles will meet either the Dallas Cowboys or San Francisco 49ers for a spot in the Super Bowl.

 

Story originally appeared on Touchdown Wire