NFL Capsule: Giants at Redskins

By The Associated Press
    2012-11-29 13:21


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RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 5-4-2; Washington 6-5

SERIES RECORD - Giants lead 93-64-4

AP PRO32 RANKING - Giants No. 7; Redskins No. 16

LAST MEETING - Giants beat Redskins 27-23, Oct. 21

LAST WEEK - Giants beat Packers 38-10; Redskins beat Cowboys 38-31





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Rematch from Week 7, when Giants won on 77-yard TD pass to Victor Cruz with 1:13 remaining. ... QB Eli Manning 7-2 in past nine starts vs. Redskins. ... Teams among best in NFL in turnover ratio. Giants plus-13 (tied for second); Redskins plus-12 (tied for fourth), and Washington has committed only one turnover in last four games. ... Giants have allowed NFL-low 14 sacks. ... New York has best 2-minute offense in league, scoring 30 points on 19 possessions. ... Giants RB Andre Brown had team-high eight rushing TDs before breaking left leg in fourth quarter against Packers. ... New York K Lawrence Tynes leads NFL in field goals made (29) and attempted (32). ... Giants S Stevie Brown leads NFL with 168 interception return yards, most by Giants player since Dick Lynch in 1963. He leads NFL safeties with five picks. ... Washington leads NFL in penalties (93) and penalty yards (770). Giants second-least penalized team, with 48 infractions for 368 yards. ... Win would mark first time since 2005. ... Redskins have beaten three NFC East teams in three weeks. ... Redskins have lost 10 straight Monday night home games. Their only Monday night win at current stadium came year it opened: 21-16 over Dallas on Oct. 13, 1997. ... Washington QB Robert Griffin III chosen NFL offensive rookie of month for November. He has thrown eight touchdown passes in last two games, is only rookie in NFL history with back-to-back games with four passing TDs. ... Griffin needs 65 yards rushing to break Cam Newton's NFL record for yards rushing by a rookie QB (706). ... RB Alfred Morris needs 18 yards to become Washington's first 1,000-yard rusher since Clinton Portis in 2008. Morris needs 82 yards to break team record for rushing yards by rookie (1,063, by Reggie Brooks in 1993). ... Washington one of five NFL teams yet to commit red zone turnover this season. ... Redskins offense leads NFL in yards per play (6.15). ... Redskins have 57 rushing plays of 10-plus yards, second most in NFL. ... Washington has scored more points (305) than all of last season (288). ... Opponents pass ball NFL-high 66.8 percent of time against Washington's defense. ... Redskins coach Mike Shanahan going for 171st win (regular and postseason), which would tie him with Redskins' Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs for 12th all-time.


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