Giants crank up degree of difficulty

Repeating just got tougher for Super Bowl champs, who start 0-2 in NFC East

Updated: October 1, 2012, 3:20 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

PHILADELPHIA -- As Lawrence Tynes' 54-yard field goal fell out of the air, short of the goal post, the New York Giants experienced that sick feeling they get whenever they play the Philadelphia Eagles.

It has become an all-too familiar feeling after losing eight of the past nine meetings to Andy Reid's team.

While this defeat wasn't as painful or as significant as the 38-31 epic meltdown to the Eagles in 2010 that cost them the NFC East, the Giants' latest loss has left ...

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