Saints at Giants Week 14 Capsule

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (5-7) AT NEW YORK GIANTS (7-5)

SERIES

  SAINTS GIANTS
SERIES LEADER   14-12
STREAKS Past 3 & 4 of past 5 overall  
COACHES VS. OPP. Vitt: 0-0 Coughlin: 2-4
LAST WEEK L 23-13 at Falcons L 17-16 at Redskins
LAST GAME 11/28/11: Giants 24 at Saints 49. New Orleans QB Drew Brees passes for 363 yds & 4 TDs (2 to TE Jimmy Graham & 2 to WR Lance Moore) as Saints gain 577 total yards on MNF.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/24/06: Saints 30, Giants 7. New Orleans rookie RB Reggie Bush (126) & RB Deuce McAllister (108) each rush for 100 yards & TD as Saints defense holds Giants to 142 yards.
BROADCAST FOX (4:25 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Tom McCarthy, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 92 (NO), 86 (NYG). XM: 229 (NYG). 

STATS

PASSING Brees: 304-492-3,674 (2L)-31 (1L)-16-92.1 Manning: 259-427-3,170-16-11-85.3
RUSHING P. Thomas: 89-425-4.8-1 Bradshaw: 185-836-4.5-5
RECEIVING Colston: 61-828-13.6-8 (T2C) Cruz: 68-883-13.0-8 (T2C)
OFFENSE 386.4 (2C) 371.2
TAKE/GIVE -2 +14 (T1C)
DEFENSE 440.5 366.9
SACKS Jordan: 7 Pierre-Paul: 6.5
INTs P. Robinson: 3 S. Brown: 5 (T2L)
PUNTING Morstead: 50.0 (1C) Weatherford: 46.9
KICKING Hartley: 73 (40/40 PAT; 11/14 FG) Tynes: 127 (1L) (31/31 PAT; 32/36 FG)

NOTES

SAINTS: In career, QB DREW BREES is 4-0 vs. NYG with 11 TDs, 0 INTs & 122.1 rating. In past 2 meetings, has 8 TDs, 0 INTs & 143.8 rating. Aims for 3rd in row vs. NYG with 360+ yards, 4+ TDs & 0 INTs…In last meeting, RBs MARK INGRAM & PIERRE THOMAS each had rush TD. Since 2011, RB DARREN SPROLES leads NFL RBs with 137 catches…In last game vs. NYG, TE JIMMY GRAHAM had 2 TDs. Incl. playoffs, has TD catch in 12 of past 16. Since 2010, Graham leads NFC TEs with 27 TDs (incl. playoffs). WR MARQUES COLSTON has 15 catches for 281 yards (93.7 per game) & 2 TDs in past 3 meetings. Has 8 TDs in past 9. WR LANCE MOORE had 2 TDs in last meeting & aims for 3rd in row vs. NYG with TD…In 2 career meetings, S ROMAN HARPER has sack, FF & FR. Since 2006, has 18.5 sacks, most by DB (incl. playoffs). DE CAMERON JORDAN leads team with career-high 7 sacks. Saints have 3 players with 90+ tackles: LB CURTIS LOFTON (101), S MALCOLM JENKINS (94) & Harper (90)…GIANTS: QB ELI MANNING passed for 406 yards, 2 TDs & 101.9 rating in last meeting. In past 8 at home (incl. playoffs), has completed 176 of 279 (63.1 pct.) for 2,316 yards with 17 TDs vs. 7 INTs for 99.1 rating…RB AHMAD BRADSHAW had rush TD in last meeting. Has rush TD in 3 of past 4 at home. Has 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in past 4 Dec/Jan games…WR VICTOR CRUZ had 9 catches for 157 yards (17.4 avg.) & 2 TDs (72, 4 yards) in last meeting. In past 3 Dec/Jan games, has 14 catches for 446 yards (148.7 per game; 31.9 avg.) & 2 TDs (99 & 74 yards). In 2 career meetings, WR HAKEEM NICKS has 12 catches for 201 yards (100.5 per game) & TD. In past 6 games in Dec/Jan/Feb (incl. playoffs), has 38 catches for 563 yards (93.8 per game) & 5 TDs. TE MARTELLUS BENNETT had career-high 82 yards last week (5 catches, TD)…In past 13 at home, DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL has 10 sacks. S STEVIE BROWN leads NFL with 168 INT return yards, most by Giant since 1963 (DICK LYNCH). Ties for  NFL lead among safeties with 5 INTs. DE JUSTIN TUCK has 3 sacks in past 3 at home.


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