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Brandon Boykin believes Eagles can pick on Eli Manning

Eli Manning is hit by the Philadelphia Eagles'

Eli Manning is hit by the Philadelphia Eagles' Brandon Boykin (22) during the first half of a game in Philadelphia. (Oct. 27, 2013) Credit: AP

Eli Manning may look like a new quarterback in the last few weeks, but to the Eagles he can still be the same old error-prone player.

"They're clicking right now but every quarterback is going to throw picks up," Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin told reporters in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

"It's up to us to get a great pass rush so he does get those turnovers because we know he's a guy that's going to try to make a play and a lot of times that can result in a turnover for the defensive backs, so we just have to keep playing."

Manning has been known to take chances and throw interceptions. Last year he led the league with a career-high 27 of them, three against the Eagles. But in five games this year he has 11 touchdowns with five interceptions.

In the last three games he has thrown just one pick, a pass to Rueben Randle that probably should have been ruled a touchdown.

Manning hasn't gone three regular-season games with just one interception since 2011 when he had none against the Bills and Dolphins and then one against the Patriots.

Manning's 11 touchdowns tie his career high through the first five games of any season. He also threw 11 in 2006 and 2011.

Dessert Rolle?

Antrel Rolle has not missed a game in his Giants tenure and said there is a sweet secret to his durability.

"I eat a lot of pound cake and a lot of Haagen-Dazs ice cream," the safety said on his weekly WFAN radio appearance. "And red velvet cake twice on Fridays."

Giant steps

Some statistical anomalies from Sunday's comeback win over the Falcons: According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the first time the Giants scored on each of their last four possessions in a game since a 55-24 victory win over the Packers on Dec. 20, 1986, the final regular-season game before the Giants went on to win Super Bowl XXI. Also, Andre Williams and Odell Beckham Jr. were the first Giants rookies to score touchdowns by rushing and receiving, respectively, in the same game since George Adams and Mark Bavaro did it twice in 1985. And with field goals of 49 and 50 yards Josh Brown became the first Giants kicker with two field goals of at least 49 yards in a game since Raul Allegre (52, 53) at Philadelphia on Nov. 15, 1987 (although Brown had a 49- and a 51-yarder when he was with the Rams in 2008).

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