The Eagles went from being able to wrap up a second straight NFC East crown at home to three weeks later being locked out of the postseason fun. The Eagles won 10 games, but will have nothing more to show for it. It never should have come to this.
When the New York Giants (6-9) and Philadelphia Eagles (9-6) met the first time this season, they were two teams going in opposite directions. They still are, but the roles have been reversed. The Giants are looking to end their campaign on a four-game winning streak, while the Eagles are limping to the finish line, hoping to snap a three-game losing streak.
What the competition does will determine head coach Tom Coughlin’s ability to maneuver his team back to the top of the division once the season kicks off.