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When will Saquon Barkley play the Giants in 2024?



The full NFL schedule for the 2024 regular season was released on Wednesday, and running back Saquon Barkley can circle Week 7 on his calendar. Barkley signed with the Eagles in March after six years with the Giants, and Sunday, October 20 will mark the first time he plays at MetLife Stadium in a non-Giants uniform. Barkley will have two chances at a “revenge game” as the Eagles host the Giants in Philadelphia on Sunday, January 5, as well.

Week 7 (@NYG) & 18 (@PHI): Giants at Eagles

Saquon Barkley was the No. 2 overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. The New York Giants took the Penn State running back and centered their offense around his talents for six seasons, but Barkley parted ways with the franchise in the 2024 offseason to join the Philadelphia Eagles.

Barkley defined this era of the Giants in many ways, but New York reached the playoffs just once in Barkley’s six-year stint in the Big Apple. The Giants placed the franchise tag on Barkley ahead of the 2023 season after contract discussions proved ineffective, and the Eagles signed him to a three-year, $37.75 million deal ahead of the 2024 season.

Since Barkley joined the league, the Eagles are 9-3 against the Giants. They will face off in Weeks 7 and 18.

The Giants took wide receiver Malik Nabers with the sixth overall pick in this year’s draft, in the hopes of a young star once again reviving their middling offensive efforts. Devin Singletary will likely lead the backfield for New York while Barkley faces his former team as the Eagles’ RB1.

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