L.A. Times’ Sam Farmer predicts Giants-Eagles winner in Thursday NFL game

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson should be back in the starting lineup Thursday after being sidelined because of a hamstring injury.
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NFL Thursday

N.Y. GIANTS (1-5) AT

TV: Ch. 11, NFL Network, 5:20 p.m. PDT
Line: Eagles by 6½.
Over/under: 44.
Sam Farmer’s pick: The Eagles are getting receiver DeSean Jackson and right tackle Lane Johnson back, and Carson Wentz has put up respectable numbers the last couple weeks. Giants D plays hard, not well. EAGLES 24, GIANTS 17

The Rams’ Aaron Donald is double-teamed constantly, but still produces and that attention creates opportunities for teammates.

Oct. 20, 2020