Suddenly, Giants have a gigantic mess to clean up

PHILADELPHIA — What’s wrong with the New York Giants can be answered in one word — plenty.

Eli Manning is in a slump. Their tackling is atrocious. Their defense is being dissected.

Those glaring problems were exposed by the Philadelphia Eagles, who embarrassed the Giants 40-17 to start a huge sports day in Philadelphia. As the Phillies and Yankees were across the street, preparing for Game 4 of the World Series, the Giants tried to explain the grand-slamming they took from the Eagles (5-2).