EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin tore the plantar fascia in his left foot in the second quarter and could miss next week's game against San Francisco.

"That's a week or 2 injury," coach Andy Reid said. "We'll see how he does here as we go, but he'll be fine."

Maclin missed practice Wednesday and Thursday, and had been wearing a walking boot. He practiced Friday, but had been listed as questionable.

Maclin, the Eagles' first-round pick, has 46 receptions for 623 yards on the season.

With Maclin injured, the Eagles had only three wide receivers active - DeSean Jackson, Jason Avant and Reggie Brown.

Kevin Curtis made the trip to scenic North Jersey for no reason; as he had indicated, he was inactive. The team had listed Curtis as questionable and put him on the bus, perhaps just in case Maclin's foot problem or Jackson's concussion symptons returned before the game.

Eli and opportunities

Giants quarterback Eli Manning threw for 391 yards last night, his career high against the Eagles. He had thrown for 371 yards in the Sept. 17, 2006, meeting, a game the Giants won in overtime.

Still, the stats meant little, given the result.

"I thought we did a lot of really good things, things we can build from, but it doesn't really matter," Manning said. "It is all about winning games. You never know what kind of game it is going to be. You never know whether you are going to have to score six points to win a game or 40 plus to win a game, but you have to do whatever it takes."

DeSean dazzles

DeSean Jackson's 72-yard punt return in the second quarter and 60-yard reception in the third gave him eight touchdowns of 50-plus yards this season, a team record. Jackson had shared the mark at six with Timmy Brown, set in 1962. He also now shares the NFL record of eight, set by Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch (1951) and Devin Hester (2007).


Linebacker Akeem Jordan returned after missing four games with a hyperextended knee. He did not start and finished with two tackles . . . There were no surprises on the inactive list, which included Kevin Curtis, cornerback Geoffrey Pope, running back P.J. Hill, running back Brian Westbrook, offensive linemen Stacy Andrews and Mike McGlynn, defensive tackle Trevor Laws and third quarterback Kevin Kolb.