The NFC East is very much up for grabs, with the division collectively being fairly “meh”, making Week 7’s Thursday Night Football matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles (1-4-1) and the New York Giants (1-5) a bit more exciting.
Giants’ QB Daniel Jones is currently the teams leading rusher with Saquon Barkley injured, but still managed to pull his team to their first victory over Washington last week — a very narrow, one-point win. The Eagles have lost, a lot, the past few weeks, but they’ve been pretty close to pulling off the upset — even if it was with ugly, undisciplined football.
This will be the second game in a row at Lincoln Financial Field with fans in the stands, and that kind of energy is both a blessing and a curse — as Eagles’ players inevitably hear a chorus of boos from fans (as appropriate).
Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the game.
Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Time: 8:20 PM Eastern
Channel: FOX | NFL Network | Amazon
Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (field reporter), Kristina Pink (field reporter)
Referee: Adrian Hill (Eagles are 7-6 in 13 games as line/side judge and referee.)
Location: Lincoln Financial Field | Philadelphia, PA
NFL Network replay: 2:00 AM ET and 3:00 PM ET on Friday, October 23
Radio: SportsRadio 94WIP | SIRIUS: 81 (NYG), 83 (Phi) | XM: 226 (NYG), 225 (Phi), 88 (National)
The Eagles are the home favorite over the Giants, per DraftKings Sportsbook.
Philadelphia Eagles -4 (210)
New York Giants +4 (+180)
The Eagles narrowly lead the all-time series between these teams, 85-83-2, and have won the past seven (7!!!) games. They did go to overtime last year when they played in Philly in early December, but the home team got the victory, 23-17.
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Eagles 2020 Regular Season Schedule
Week 1 - at Washington Football Team (Sept. 13, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 2 - vs. Los Angeles Chargers (Sept. 20, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 3 - vs. Cincinnati Bengals (Sept. 27, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 4 - at San Francisco 49ers (Oct. 4, 8:20 PM, NBC) Sunday Night Football
Week 5 - at Pittsburgh Steelers (Oct. 11, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 6 - vs. Baltimore Ravens (Oct. 18, 1:00 PM ET, CBS)
Week 7 - vs. New York Giants (Oct. 22, 8:20 PM ET, FOX | NFL Network | Amazon) Thursday Night Football
Week 8 - vs. Dallas Cowboys (Nov. 1, 8:20 PM ET, NBC) Sunday Night Football
Week 9 - BYE (Nov. 8)
Week 10 - at New York Giants (Nov. 15, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 11 - at Cleveland Browns (Nov. 22, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 12 - vs. Seattle Seahawks (Nov. 30, 8:15 PM ET, FOX) Monday Night Football
Week 13 - at Green Bay Packers (Dec. 6, 4:25 PM ET, CBS)
Week 14 - vs. New Orleans Saints (Dec. 13, 4:25 PM ET, FOX)
Week 15 - at Arizona Cardinals (Dec. 20, 4:05 PM ET, FOX)
Week 16 - at Dallas Cowboys (Dec. 27, 4:25 PM ET, FOX)
Week 17 - vs Washington Football Team (Jan. 3, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)