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NFL Capsule: Browns at Giants

By The Associated Press
    2012-10-04 12:31

CLEVELAND (0-4) At NEW YORK GIANTS (2-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Giants by 10 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Browns 2-1-1; New York 1-1-2

SERIES RECORD - Browns lead 26-19-2

AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 32; Giants No. 11

LAST MEETING - Browns beat Giants 35-14, Oct. 13, 2008

LAST WEEK - Browns lost to Ravens 23-16; Giants lost to Eagles 19-17

BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (27), PASS (20)

BROWNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (19), PASS (28)

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (23), PASS (2)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (21), PASS (19)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Browns have lost 10 straight games dating to last season. Last win was against Jacksonville Nov. 20. ... Rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden has thrown for at least 300 yards in two of last three games. ... Rookie running back Trent Richardson has run for a touchdown in three straight games. ... Tight end Benjamin Watson had team-high five receptions last week. ... Cleveland's defense has 13 sacks, tied for fifth in NFL. ... Linebackers D'Qwell Jackson and Craig Robertson tied for lead in AFC with two interceptions apiece. ... Browns' six interceptions overall tied for AFC lead, and tied for third best overall. ... This will be Browns first game at MetLife Stadium, which opened in 2010. ... Browns have played defending Super Bowl champions in four of last five seasons. ... Quarterback Eli Manning has won seven straight vs. AFC foes, and has at least 200 yards passing in 23 consecutive games, second longest streak in NFL history. His 1,320 yards passing is 30 yards shy of league-leader Drew Brees. ......RB Ahmad Bradshaw has 981 yards from scrimmage (722 rushing, 259 receiving) and nine TDs in last 10 games vs. AFC opponents. ... Rookie David Wilson third in NFL, averaging 30.2 yards on kickoff returns. ... WR Victor Cruz leads NFL with 32 receptions. ... Domenik Hixon had six receptions for 114 yards last week, starting for injured Hakeem Nicks. ... Michael Boley leads NFL linebackers with three interceptions. ... Defensive end Osi Umenyiora has sack in each of last two games. ... Kicker Lawrence Tynes had made his first 12 field goal attempts before missing game-winning 54-yard attempt in closing seconds against Eagles. His 43 points is No. 3 in league, one behind Stephen Gostkowski and Jason Hanson. ...Fullback Henry Hynoski's father, Henry Sr., played for Browns in 1975.

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