Giants coach Brian Daboll: Saquon Barkley's status in question vs. Eagles due to sore neck

Saquon Barkley's status for Sunday's tilt against the Philadelphia Eagles is up in the air.

The running back was added to the injury report on Thursday with a neck injury, was limited again on Friday and is officially questionable to play against Philly.

"Week 14, his neck's a little sore," coach Brian Daboll said Friday, "so (we) put him on the injury report."

The coach noted that he hopes Barkley can play but "probably got to see" regarding his status for Sunday.

The keystone of Big Blue's offense, Barkley has generated 1,055 rush yards (fourth in NFL) and 1,296 scrimmage yards (fifth) in 2022.

Barkley has been stymied the past three games, generating fewer than 70 rush yards from Weeks 11-13, and the Giants are 0-2-1 in that span.

New York could make Barkley a game-time decision, but the running back will likely push to play against the rival Eagles. Daboll and his staff will need to consider whether having Barkley in Week 14 is worth risking his availability for Week 15's rematch against Washington, which could be a de facto playoff game.

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