What we learned from Giants' 34-13 loss to Eagles
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By John Fennelly

When sifting through the rubble of the New York Giants’ deflating defeat against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 6, one doesn’t have to search long and hard for lowlights. It’s the highlights, the hope, the light at the end of the long tunnel of losing they’re traveling through that’s hard to find.

There’s a lot to unpack, and most of it is dirty laundry. We did learn a few things, however.

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It didn’t take long for the best player in this year’s NFL draft to take over this team. The Giants have talked about leadership the past few years and yada, yada, yada — no one has really stepped up and led.

Eli Manning tries to lead, but we all know he’s a type-B (or maybe even a type-C) personality. He used to lead by example, but he’s lucky to escape each game with his health intact these days, so being a leader of men is not at the forefront of his...

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