2013 DRAFT GUIDE
Giants-Chiefs Capsule

By The Associated Press
    2013-09-26 11:03

NEW YORK GIANTS (0-3) at KANSAS CITY (3-0)

1 p.m. EDT, FOX

OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 4 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 0-3, Kansas City 2-1

SERIES RECORD - Giants lead 10-2

LAST MEETING - Giants beat Chiefs 27-16, Oct. 4, 2009

LAST WEEK - Giants lost to Panthers 38-0; Chiefs beat Eagles 26-16

AP PRO32 RANKING - Giants No. 29; Chiefs No. 6

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (32), PASS (6)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (27), PASS (17)

CHIEFS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (11), PASS (27)

CHIEFS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8T), RUSH (25), PASS (5)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Giants have won four straight in series. Their last loss to Chiefs was Sept. 10, 1995. ... Chiefs coach Andy Reid is 10-9 against Giants coach Tom Coughlin. No other active coaches have met as many times. ... Chiefs are 12-3 in last 15 against NFC, beating Eagles and Cowboys this season. ... Giants 0-3 for 11th time in history. Three teams since 1990 started 0-3 and made playoffs. ... Giants allowed 194 yards rushing to Carolina last week. ... WR Hakeem Nicks needs 86 yards receiving for 4,000. ... Giants have allowed league-high 115 points. Last team to allow at least 35 points in each of first three games was 2008 Rams. ... Giants have failed to run for 60 yards in three straight games for first time. ... Giants QB Eli Manning starting 139th consecutive game, second among active players, most for QBs. ... Chiefs 3-0 for eighth time in history. Six of previous seven teams made playoffs. ... Chiefs fifth team since 1970 merger to start 3-0 after winning two or fewer games previous season. ... Chiefs LB Justin Houston has 7 1-2 sacks this season and 23 for his career. Only Chiefs to reach 20 faster were Derrick Thomas and Jared Allen. ... Alex Smith first Chiefs QB to win first three starts since Joe Montana (1993). Only others to accomplish feat: Len Dawson (1962) and Mike Livingston (1969). ... Chiefs, plus-9 in turnover differential, were minus-24 last season. ... Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles needs 138 yards rushing to pass Christian Okoye (4,897) for third most in team history.

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AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org

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