Philadelphia Eagles PUNCH New York Giants 38-7 to reach their first NFC title game since the 2017 Super Bowl


Philadelphia Eagles PUNCH the New York Giants 38-7 to reach the first NFC title game since the Super Bowl in 2017…as superstar quarterback Jalen Hurts shines on a brutal takedown to set up the clash with Dallas or San Francisco

Jalen Hurts erased lingering doubts about the condition of his right shoulder by throwing two touchdown passes and running for a score during a dominant first half, and the Philadelphia Eagles overwhelmed the New York Giants 38-7 on Saturday night in a game of the NFC divisional playoffs.

Hurts is back, and so are the Eagles as a Super Bowl threat. Top-seeded Philadelphia will host the NFC championship game next Sunday against either Dallas or San Francisco.

Hurts missed two late-season losses with a sprained right shoulder and then showed the Giants nothing in the season finale as the Eagles ran a vanilla offense designed to protect the Pro Bowl QB.

The Philadelphia Eagles eliminated the New York Giants 38-7 in the NFL Divisional Round

The Giants’ offense recorded fewer yards than the Eagles’ rushing attack in the blowout alone.

Under the bright lights of the postseason at Linc, the Eagles unleashed an offense designed to take down the Giants. Hurts dazzled early with his arm, and Philadelphia’s offensive line opened big holes for Miles Sanders and Kenneth Gainwell as the Eagles finished with 268 rushing yards.

Hurts finished 16 of 24 passing for 154 yards. He showed that he was fine when he threw a pass on the second play of the game and hit DeVonta Smith in stride for a 40-yard reception. The fun was just beginning in Philadelphia.

Hurts was perfect on the drive, completing passes of 9 yards, 5 yards and then, boom, a 16-yard touchdown pass on a one-handed grab by tight end Dallas Goedert.

Second trip, more of the same. Hurts had completions of 12 yards and 9 yards en route to a 9-yard TD pass to Smith.

Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs for a touchdown against the New York Giants

It was 14-0 in the first quarter and the Giants already needed an eight count on their feet. New York turned the ball over on downs on their first possession, and Daniel Jones was intercepted by James Bradberry on his second.

The Linc was crazy with full-throated chants of “¡AGUILAS!” filling the air and coach Nick Sirianni went wild pounding the chests of the assistants on the touchline.

The injured shoulder may not have been 100 percent.

But his passing was: he was 7-of-7 for 89 yards in the first quarter.

“Yes, as they were saying. Anyone would look great at QB for the Eagles…yeah ooook. HATER MAN!! Jalen Hurts is SPECIAL,” Lakers star LeBron James tweeted.

Even when the calls were obvious to the Eagles, the Giants couldn’t stop them. Case in point: The Eagles had the ball at the New York 3. Give the ball to Boston Scott? Yes they did it. Scott scored his 11th touchdown against the Giants for a 21-0 lead. He has just 19 career TDs from him. Giants defensive coordinator Wink Martindale angered Philadelphia fans this week when he insisted that Scott was not a “giant killer.”

It’s hard to argue against that point now.

Dallas Goedert (88) celebrates his touchdown with Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce

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