Eagles vs Giants: Reasonable requests, bold expectations for a Christmas Day game vs. New York

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Reasonable request: The Eagles will rack up 350 yards of offense or more.

The New York Giants, heading into Week 16's matchup, allow 356.7 yards per game. They allow 131.6 rushing yards per game. As mentioned earlier, they have allowed 24.1 points per game.

We see no reason why Philly's offense can't produce similar numbers during a home game versus a familiar opponent. There doesn't seem to be any rain in the forecast.

We're sick of the losing. It's time for it to end. The Birds are the better team. It's time to prove it.

Bold prediction: A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith both score touchdowns.

A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith are both enjoying great seasons. They both have been quiet as of late by their standards, but this one represents a nice opportunity to bounce back.

They are matched up with a tough duo, New York's Adoree' Jackson and Deonte Banks. This one guarantees us a little back-and-forth as the Giants' cornerbacks should win on a few plays, but in the end, we trust our guys.

Don't expect Jalen Hurts' turnover issues to persuade Philly's offensive coaches to abandon the passing game. Hurts is going to throw and throw a lot. Big games from A.J. and DeVonta should come as part of the reward.

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