Saquon Barkley injury update: Giants star dealing with sore neck, listed as questionable vs. Eagles

Saquon Barkley injury update: Giants star dealing with sore neck, listed as questionable vs. Eagles
Saquon Barkley injury update: Giants star dealing with sore neck, listed as questionable vs. Eagles
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When the New York Giants take on the division rival Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, they may or may not have the services of their star running back. 

Giants head coach Brian Daboll told assembled reporters on Friday that it's possible Saquon Barkley's status for the game will be in doubt. He says he hopes the running back can play, but the running back's neck is still sore, Daboll said, per the New York Daily News

Barkley popped up on the Giants' injury report with a neck issue earlier this week, and it has limited him in practices. Daboll said Barkley will again be limited in Friday's session, and is officially listed as questionable for Week 14.

Barkley is in the midst of his most ineffective stretch of the 2022 NFL season, having totaled 81 or fewer yards in three consecutive games. Since beginning the season by averaging 5.1 yards per carry and 7.2 yards per reception and playing at a 2,100 total-yard pace through the Giants' first seven games, Barkley has averaged only 3.3 yards per carry and 4.1 yards per reception, while pacing for 1,316 total yards.

If he has to miss the game, the Giants will have to turn to the duo of Matt Breida and Gary Brightwell, who have combined for 43 carries for 162 yards and two

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