Giants vs. Eagles Player of the Game: Saquon Barkley
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By Doug Rush

On Thursday night, the New York Giants looked just about as bad as it gets when they were dismantled and defeated by the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium.

The one and only bright spot of the game for the Giants was, as you might expect, rookie running back Saquon Barkley.

Not only did Barkley extend his 100-plus yards from scrimmage streak to six games, but he actually eclipsed 200 total yards and was just one yard shy of 100 receiving yards.

On the ground, Barkley had his second 100-yard rushing game of the season, gaining 130 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries. His touchdown was the lone end zone romp of the day for Big Blue.

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Barkley was also the Giants’ leading receiver, recording nine catches for 99 yards. In total, Barkley had 229 total yards of offense — all incredible numbers.

On the season, Barkley has 84 carries for 438 yards and four touchdowns, plus 40 receptions for 373 yards and two touchdowns — a combined total of 811 yards with six touchdowns in his first six...



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