Eagles-Giants helped produce a seminal moment in MNF history

Will this week's MNF game produce epic air and ground performances like their past matchups?

The Philadelphia Eagles host the New York Giants at Lincoln Financial Field on Monday night.

This is a comprehensive and contemporary historical look at the Giants-Eagles all-time series and Monday night performances.

Monday Night Football history lesson

All-time records on Monday Night Football:

Giants vs. Eagles on Monday Night Football:

One notable passing performance in series: In a 62-10 Giants win in 1972, quarterbacks Randy Johnson and Norm Snead combined to throw for five touchdowns in the second-most lopsided result in series history (the largest, of course, was a 56-0 Giants win over the Eagles in the series' inaugural showdown in 1933 at the Polo Grounds).

One notable rushing performance in series: In a 2006 NFC wild-card playoff game, Brian Westbrook rushed for 141 yards and a touchdown to help the Eagles prevail, 23-20. Westbrook rushed for 33 of those yards on the Eagles' 70-yard march for victory, which came on a David Akers field goal with three seconds remaining.

One famous MNF game

Giants: In 1990, the 10-1 Giants visited the 10-1 San Francisco 49ers -- who were also two-time defending Super Bowl champions. The 49ers won, 7-3. However, the two would meet again a month and a half later in the NFC championship game, when the Giants prevailed 15-13, advanced to Super Bowl XXV, where they won in dramatic fashion against the Buffalo Bills.

Eagles:Mike Vick threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more as the Eaglesembarrassed the Washington Redskins, 59-28, during Week 10 of the 2010 season. Vick became the first player in NFL history with at least 300 yards passing, 50 yards rushing, four passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns in a game.

Follow Jim Reineking on Twitter @jimreineking.

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