RB LeSean McCoy has rushed for 217 yards in two games after engaging in a bitter Twitter feud with several New York Giants during the offseason. McCoy and the Giants get the first taste of one another in the Eagles home opener on Sunday.
The Eagles-Giants rivalry has devolved into a blood feud between bitter division rivals. The added intensity is thanks largely to the Eagles dominance, winning six in a row against the G Men including last December’s thrilling comeback, and an offseason filled with venomous tweets between stars of both teams.
The flame that lit this cauldron was sparked by DeSean Jackson’s walkoff punt return touchdown that culminated the Eagles comeback after eight and a half minutes of hell for the Giants, that effectively ended their season. Continue reading “2011 Philadelphia Eagles Week 3 Preview: Bitter Rivalry With Revenge Minded Giants Looms Large by Matt Lombardo”