NY Giants fans fear Christmas is already ruined with Eagles matchup

NFC Divisional Playoffs - New York Giants v Philadelphia Eagles
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The first confirmed 2023 game for the NY Giants has been announced, with the G-Men scheduled to take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Christmas Day. Millions of people across the planet will be ready to watch Big Blue try and stun Philly at Lincoln Financial Field.

Could an upset be on the way once Dec. 25 rolls around? A quick look at Twitter shows that a lot of fans aren't expecting a Christmas miracle to arrive. With Philly going 3-0 against the Giants in 2022, plus winning the NFC last season, the Birds indeed are flying high these days. But come on, surely there's a chance NY can ruin their holiday, right?

The Giants and Eagles will face off on Christmas Day this season

Anything can happen in a rivalry game. Let's also not forget that the Giants went 9-7-1 last campaign, and they've only improved the roster in a big way this offseason. The additions of Bobby Okereke, Darren Waller, Parris Campbell, Jalin Hyatt and others is nothing to sneeze at. Have some faith, Big Blue supporters.

No one can argue that the Eagles have dominated the Giants in recent years - but this is a new team and the culture is completely different. Brian Daboll is going to have his players amped up for this one. While it would have been great for this to be a home game, the Giants were no strangers to road upsets last campaign.

Things of course were highlighted by the stunning win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Wild Card Round. The Eagles-Giants tilt on Christmas Day will 100 percent have a postseason feel to it as well. Not a lot of people are giving Daboll's men a shot to post a win vs. the Eagles already, but we think this will be a whole lot closer than people think.

Heck, it wouldn't be a surprise to see Daniel Jones, Saquon Barkley and Co. do enough to get the job done as well. Dec. 25 can't get here soon enough.

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