The New York Giants were awfully chatty heading into their Week 6 match-up against the Philadelphia Eagles. The G-Men were clearly feeling confident, and for good reason. They had just come off three straight wins where they averaged 35 points scored and only 17 points only per game.
It started when Giants safety Antrel Rolle said that the first place Eagles, who won the division in 2013, weren't the team to beat in the NFC East. It continued with New York cornerbacks Prince Amukamara and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (an ex-Eagles player) posing with a super-fan and making fun of the fact the Eagles have no Super Bowl championships.
Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, not a math expert, suggested the Eagles could have been 0-4 instead of 4-1.
As if the trash talk leading up to the game wasn't enough, the Giants disrespected Philadelphia's home turf in warm-ups by stomping on the Eagles logo at midfield. That is, after they waited for Philadelphia players to leave for the locker room.
In the end, however, it was Philadelphia who got the last laugh. The Eagles beat the Giants in front of a national audience on Sunday Night Football by a score of 27-0. It was a shutout, which brings us to this timely photo...