Trumaine McBride

Eagles hold on to topple Giants, 35-30

Eagles hold on to topple Giants, 35-30

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — First it was Seattle. Then London.

Then back to Seattle again.

With the biggest drama surrounding Sunday's season-ending game between the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants at Metlife Stadium being about which team would finish second in the NFC East, the Eagles pulled it out to set next season's schedule in the process.

A pass breakup by Mychal Kendricks with under 30 seconds remaining preserved a 35-30 Eagles triumph, making sure they would avoid a trip to London in the process.

Because of the NFL's longstanding scheduling policy, it was predetermined that the winner of the game (and second place in the division) would be visiting...