Twelve facts and figures about Sunday's Eagles-Giants game:

1. In the first meeting, the Eagles trailed in the fourth quarter before an Eli Manning fumble. The Giants rallied from 16-3 down to take a 17-16 lead before losing, 27-17.

2. In the Eagles' last three wins - against the Giants, Texans and Cowboys - the Birds were behind in the fourth quarter. Including a loss to the Bears in Week 12, the Eagles have outscored opponents, 52-14, in the fourth quarter of their last four games.

3. Since taking over the Eagles in 1999, Andy Reid has the best winning percentage (.611) and most wins (107) in team history.

4. Expect the Giants to run the ball vs. the Eagles. Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw each rushed for more than 100 yards against the Vikings, the second time Giants runners accomplished that. Jacobs gained 116 yards on 14 carries and Bradshaw gained 103 yards on 11 carries.

5. The Eagles' turnover ratio is plus-15, second in the NFL. The Giants are minus-2, tied for 16th.

6. Sunday's game is the Fox national game, with Joe Buck and Troy Aikman announcing. Eagles games are ranked No. 2 and 3 among most-watched shows this fall. The opener against the Packers had 28 million viewers, the Nov. 7 game against the Colts had 27.8 million. The top show? It was football, too: Saints at Cowboys on Thanksgiving, with 31.9 million.

7. With wide receiver Steve Smith going on injured reserve this week, the Giants are fortunate to have Hakeem Nicks back. He missed two games but had seven catches for 96 yards against the Vikings.

8. Michael Vick is 4-1 as a starter vs. the Giants, 1-0 with the Eagles.

9. The Eagles are 4-0 in games decided by three points or less.

10. The Giants have the NFC's top-rated defense (allowing 281.1 yards per game) and passing defense (185.9). San Diego is the NFL leader (265.0 total defense, 173.4 passing defense).

11. Giants coach Tom Coughlin's first NFL job was with the Eagles. He was the wide-receivers coach in 1984 and '85 under Marion Campbell.

12. The Eagles have won five straight in the series, which stands in New York's favor, 79-70-2.