4 Eagles stars other than Jalen Hurts the Giants have to worry about

The Giants must contain these studs to secure a Christmas Day victory and get back on track.

AFC Divisional Playoffs - New York Giants v Philadelphia Eagles
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1. D'Andre Swift

Complemented by Jalen Hurts' mobility, D'Andre Swift has had a tremendous first season in an Eagles uniform. Starting his career as a Detroit Lion, the Philly native has continued to impress and make an impact despite much of the glory (and touchdowns) going to his back-field partner.

Fresh off a matchup against the Seahawks where Swift gained 75 scrimmage yards and led the team in rushing, it will be necessary for the Giants to eliminate Swift's big-play ability. Ranking in the bottom five in the NFL in rushing yards allowed and giving up over 130 yards per game, the Giants will have to prove early that this game won't simply be a rollover for the Eagles.

With an Eagles O-Line full of generational talents, the young Giant's defensive line must effectively shed blocks and eliminate open inside lanes for Swift. Forcing him outside the tackles and allowing tackling machines Bobby Okereke and Micah McFadden to converge is the best way to contain the violent rushing attack.

It will undoubtedly be all hands on deck come Monday, and the Giants will need to play mistake-free football to compete with the Eagles. With just three games remaining, look for the Giants to reward fans with a big present on Christmas Day - in the form of a big-time road win.