By Jack Ryan

It’s not even July, and the NFC East trash-talking is at mid-season level.

Five years ago, former Giants punter Matt Dodge gave the Eagles one hell of a gift on the field when he aimed a late-season punt to DeSean Jackson, who ran it back for a TD that capped the Birds’ miraculous 38-31 win.

On Friday, current Giants punter Steve Weatherford gave the Eagles an off-field gift.

Appearing on WFAN, Weatherford offered up a variety of opinions about his team’s NFC East rivals. He started with the lowest of the low-hanging fruit.

“I’m the biggest Tim Tebow fan in the world,” Weatherford said. “I mean, who wouldn’t want their daughter to date a guy like that? I’ll tell you want, I don’t want him taking snaps for my team.”

As to the team’s other quarterbacks, Weatherford offered an automotive metaphor to compare Sam Bradford (above) and Mark Sanchez.

“I’m gonna give you a Ferrari that maybe won’t be running all the time, or I’m giving you a nice Cadillac sedan,” Weatherford said. “It’s not the fastest but you know what you’re going to get out of it. . . . Bradford can go zero to 60 in three seconds. But you don’t know if he’s going to start up some days.”

Or, for that matter, some years. And yet the Eagles still seem to be interested in adding some years to Bradford’s contract.

“Good luck with that,” Weatherford said. “Chip Kelly will get himself in serious trouble if they get an extension for that guy and he gets hurt? He’s done.”

It will take a lot for Kelly to be done after the 2015 season, especially since he has won 20 games in two regular seasons. But giving Bradford a new deal, having Bradford get hurt again, and winning fewer than half his games this year could make things very uncomfortable for Kelly in 2016.

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