The Giants obtained an early begin to Philadelphia hostility.
A pipe burst on the staff’s lodge within the downtown Heart Metropolis space early Saturday morning forward of its NFC divisional spherical recreation towards the Eagles, a staff spokesperson informed The Submit. Giants gamers and workers had been left with out operating water of their rooms for a time frame.
The issue has since been remedied and operating water has been restored.
After defeating the Vikings final Sunday within the wild-card spherical, the Giants enter Lincoln Monetary Area to face the top-seeded Eagles on Saturday night time. The Giants misplaced each matchups within the common season, though the second got here in Week 18 when the Giants rested a number of starters, together with quarterback Daniel Jones, with their playoff seeding already locked up.
Philadelphia and Lincoln Monetary Area have been a supply of Giants distress lately. The Giants have misplaced their final 9 video games at Philadelphia, which is the eighth-longest energetic streak by one staff visiting one other within the NFL, based on Elias Sports activities Bureau.
As they appear to interrupt that streak, they had been welcomed again to the town with a impolite awakening.