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Justin Tuck: Giants have nothing to prove vs. Eagles

So much has happened since the New York Giants last faced the Philadelphia Eagles. Gotham fell 17-10 on that chilly Sunday last November, but Justin Tuck says Big Blue isn't sweating the rivalry.

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The Giants pass rusher points to yet another Super Bowl title resting on the shelf, while the Eagles continue to toil for their first.

"When people ask me questions about other teams and things of that nature, I always say this: You go back to February and you see the last team that was standing," Tuck told ESPN New York. "You ask any of those guys where would they want to be on that date. They would say where we were. I don't think we have anything to prove."

The Giants have dropped seven of their last eight to the Eagles, but when Philly points to the recent head-to-head record, Tuck and Co. point to the organization's four Lombardi trophies and inquire, "Where's yours?"

Tuck said his teammates haven't forgotten glaring shows of disrespect from Philly. How about receiver DeSean Jackson taunting Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell last season. And who can forget Donovan McNabb casually picking up the phone on New York's sideline after scampering for yardage in the 2008 divisional playoffs? Heady stuff that ultimately led nowhere for Philly.

"We don't forget anything," Tuck said. "I'm sure they don't either. They don't forget the 12-sack game against McNabb, because they've tried their best to block the (stuff) out of us since then. ... We'll handle that on Sunday night."

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