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Giants news, 11/26: What others are saying after loss to Eagles

It’s open season on Pat Shurmur, Eli Manning, defense after defeat

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Good morning, New York Giants fans! The Giants’ dream, improbable as it was to begin with, of running the table in the second half of the season and making the playoffs, is dead. Let’s see what others are saying in the wake of Sunday’s disappointing collapse against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Takeaways From The Giants' 25-22 Loss To The Eagles
The New York Giants had a key divisional game int he palm of their hands, but let it slip away in the second half thanks to a series of head-scratching decisions made by head coach Pat Shurmur.

Hey Giants, give Saquon Barkley the damn ball! | Politi |
The rookie running back vanished in the second half of a 25-22 loss to the Eagles, and that's inexcusable.

Here is when Giants should sit Eli Manning now that playoff pipe dream is dashed |
Eli Manning's benching is less warranted by his play than it was 3 weeks ago. But Giants still need to do what's long-term smart for franchise. But when?

Giants defense can’t close and it’s now a devastating problem
PHILADELPHIA — This defense isn’t going to remind anyone of Mariano Rivera. Or even Jeurys Familia, for that matter.

The Giants can’t close.


Missed opportunity means Giants' focus can shift to future
When Jake Elliott — him again — nailed a 43-yard field goal with 22 seconds remaining, the New York Giants were 25-22 losers, allowing this sad season to pivot to the future, the farfetched thought they could dig out of a 1-7 hole and make anything of 2018 now resigned to the scrap heap.

Grades: 'F' for defense and for coaching | Newsday
Very bad day for Pat Shurmur and defensive coordinator James Bettcher.

Pat Shurmur, Eli Manning let Giants down | Newsday
PHILADELPHIA In a league in which coaches and quarterbacks almost always determine the outcome of a team’s season, the Giants were decidedly lacking on both counts Sunday in what may have been the fi

Giants' defense is 'tale of two halves' as Eagles run wild after break - NY Daily News
“They decided that they were gonna run the ball in the second half."

Pat Shurmur to blame for Giants' misuse of Saquon Barkley, receivers in second half | SNY

Collapse evidence of how far Giants are from competing in NFC East - New York Giants Blog- ESPN
The Giants' loss to the Eagles showed why New York is in the hunt for the top pick instead of a playoff bid.