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Chuck Bednarik

New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Most Memorable Plays in the Rivalry

A rivalry that goes back nearly 90 years has featured its share of unforgettable moments
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New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Most Memorable Plays in the Rivalry

The New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles have both struggled in the early going this season, but their meeting on Thursday night offers a chance to turn things around. As hard as it may be to believe, both the Giants (1-5) and the Eagles (1-4-1) remain in contention to win the NFC East, currently led by the Cowboys (2-4). Either way, these two teams don’t need any motivation to get up for playing each other.

10 Greatest Philadelphia Eagles Teams of All Time

The Eagles have won titles in three different decades
10 Greatest Philadelphia Eagles Teams of All Time

Philadelphia Eagles fans are some of the most ferocious in pro football. Their hijinks are the stuff of sports legend, including their throwing snowballs at Santa Claus at a halftime show in 1968.

 

But even though they may be nasty, they are intensely loyal, selling out every home game since 1999. Throughout the franchise's 86-year history, these fans have also been rewarded with some great teams.

 

25 Greatest Middle Linebackers in NFL History

Ray Lewis has two Super Bowls and two Defensive Player of the Year awards. But is he the best ever?
<p> 25 Greatest Middle Linebackers in NFL History, including Ray Lewis, Jack Lambert, Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary, Ray Nitschke, Bill George, Junior Seau, Brian Urlacher, Patrick Willis, Chuck Bednarik, Nick Buoniconti, Joe Schmidt, Willie Lanier, Harry Carson, Lee Roy Jordan, Ken Norton Jr. and Tedy Bruschi.</p>

Middle linebackers are the quarterbacks of the defense, the nerve center of a stop-unit. Many of the game’s greatest players have been the man in the middle who called the shots in the huddle before turning into tackling machines and splash-playmakers from sideline-to-sideline once the ball was snapped. Keeping all aspects of the job in mind, we rank the top 25 greatest middle linebackers in NFL history.