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Dolphins at Giants Week 8 Capsule

STREAKS   4 of past 5
COACHES VS. OPP. Sparano: 0-0 Coughlin: 3-0
LAST WEEK L 18-15 (OT) vs. Broncos Bye (Wk. 6: W 27-24 vs. Bills)
LAST GAME 10/28/07: Giants 13 at Dolphins 10 (London): New York QB Eli Manning rushes for 10-yard TD & RB Brandon Jacobs adds 131 rushing yards as Giants defeat Miami in London.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/5/03: Dolphins 23, Giants 10: Miami gets rushing TDs from RBs James McKnight (68 yards) & Ricky Williams (1 yard) in road victory.
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf.  SIRIUS: 136 (Mia.), 86 (NYG). XM: 230 (NYG).


PASSING Mat. Moore: 55-93-568-1-3-67.0 Manning: 125-196-1,778-11-5-101.1 (3C)
RUSHING Thomas (R): 75-302-4.0-0 Bradshaw: 98-390-4.0-5
RECEIVING Marshall: 34 (3C)-483-14.2-1 Nicks: 32-508-15.9-3
OFFENSE 331.0 368.3
DEFENSE 377.0 373.5
SACKS Wake: 5 (T3C) Pierre-Paul: 7.5 (3L)
INTs Odrick, J. Wilson: 1 Ross: 3 (T2C)
PUNTING B. Fields: 49.2 Weatherford: 46.4
KICKING Carpenter: 48 (6/6 PAT; 14/17 FG) Tynes: 30 (18/18 PAT; 4/6 FG)


DOLPHINS:  Have won 4 of past 6 against NFC opponents…Against NYG on 12/27/09 (w/ Panthers), QB MATT MOORE completed 15 of 20 passes (75 pct.) for 171 yards & career-high 139.8 passer rating…RB REGGIE BUSH had career-best 126 rush yards on 20 att. (6.3 avg.)  with TD vs. Giants on 12/24/06 (w/ Saints). In past 2, Bush is averaging season-best 5.7 yards per carry (20 att., 113 yards). Rookie RB DANIEL THOMAS (2nd round, No. 62) leads AFC rookie RBs with 302 rush yards…WR BRANDON MARSHALL has totaled 100+ receiving yards in 2 of past 3 vs. NFC opponents (127, 102). WR DAVONE BESS had season-high 7 rec. last week…TE ANTHONY FASANO recorded 1st TD catch of season vs. Broncos…Defense recorded 7 sacks vs. Den…Since ’10, LB CAMERON WAKE has 19 sacks, 4th-most in NFL. LB JASON TAYLOR has 134.5 career sacks, 8th-most since sacks became official statistic in ’82…DE JARED ODRICK posted 1st career sack last week…S YEREMIAH BELL leads team with 52 tackles…GIANTS: Lead NFC with 68.4 TD pct. in red zone (13 TD, 19 poss.). QB ELI MANNING aims for 6th consecutive game with 90+ passer rating. Has 2+ TD passes in 6 of past 8 home games. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 9.07 avg. gain per att. Has 116 4th-quarter rating, best in NFC. Aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with win. In past 3 vs. AFC, has 98 rating…RB AHMAD BRADSHAW had career-high 3 rushing TDs in Week 6 win vs. Buf. Giants are 6-0 when he scores 2+ TDs. RB BRANDON JACOBS  has 6 rush TDs in past 7 at home…WR HAKEEM NICKS has 23 catches for 282 yards (94 per game) & 2 TDs in past 3 vs. AFC. WR VICTOR CRUZ has 21 rec. for 398 yards (team-high 19 yards/rec.). WR MARIO MANNINGHAM has 14 career TDs & 12 have been 20+ yards. Averages 36.4 yards per TD catch in career (510 yards)…DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL has 12 sacks in past 12 & aims for 3rd in row w/ sack. DE JUSTIN TUCK has 4.5 sacks in past 4 at home. DE OSI UMENYIORA has 7 sacks & 4 FFs in past 4. CB COREY WEBSTER tied career high with 2 INTs in Week 6.

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