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What Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth have to say

The broadcasters weigh in on Sunday night's matchup between Philadelphia and the New York Giants.

December 13, 2009

Al Michaels serves as the play-by-play announcer and Cris Collinsworth provides the color commentary for tonight's Philadelphia at New York Giants game (5:15, Ch. 4):

Michaels says ...

The Giants saved their season with a win over the Cowboys last Sunday. By midnight Eastern time, they'll either be desperately holding on to an outside shot at a wild card, or in position to make a serious run at the NFC East title. On what figures to be a cold and windy night, the Giants' defense will be a major factor. Will they rise up -- or fall victim to a series of key injuries and a lack of depth? This will be a rough, tough, very physical next chapter in a terrific rivalry.

Collinsworth says ...

The problem the Giants have is, can they contain the big plays of the Eagles? What really hurt the Giants the last time was not only did DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin and the other Eagles receivers make plays, but Philadelphia had so much success running. The Giants have no chance if they can't stop the Eagles' running game, because they're going to have enough troubles with their passing game. If they have to worry about running and passing . . .

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