Allen Barbre

Eagles In Way Of Playoff Berth For Giants

All the New York Giants have to do to secure a playoff berth is beat a struggling division rival headed nowhere.

That's no simple task in front of a hostile crowd and a national audience.

There's plenty at stake when the Giants (10-4) visit Philadelphia (5-9) on Thursday night. A victory would secure New York's first playoff berth since 2011 and also keep pressure on NFC East-leading Dallas (12-2).

But prime-time games in Philly have been tough on the Giants lately. They lost 27-0 on a Sunday night in 2014, and 27-7 on a Monday night in 2015.

"I've been called every name in the book in Philly, but you have to embrace it," wide receiver Odell Beckham...

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