Eagles’ Ryans: The Cowboys are a bigger rival than the Giants

Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans provided the Giants with some extra motivation for Monday night.
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Philadelphia Eagles inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans looks at Monday Night's Week 6 matchup against the New York Giants like any other game. To Ryans, the Giants don't compare to who he considers the team's biggest rival.

“We just treat this like our next game,” Ryans told reporters, per Matt Lombardo of True Jersey. “I know it's a big game in our division, but I always felt like the Cowboys were a bigger rivalry. To me, I don't know if it has the same feel as a game against the Cowboys, or not.”

Ryans and teammate Josh Huff have provided the Giants with bulletin board material, while the Giants players have avoided the trash talk for the most part.

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