STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Giants won last three in series. … New York’s two wins came vs. AFC West opponents. Giants 0-8 against rest of NFL, with one loss coming to Chargers. … Giants benched QB Eli Manning after 210 straight starts. Last New York game Manning didn’t start came Nov. 14, 2014, when Kurt Warner started against Arizona. Emmitt Smith ran for two TDs in Cardinals 17-14 win that day. … Manning’s benching caused fan and media uproar, which Giants owner John Mara said caught him by surprise. … Geno Smith slated to make first start for New York. Smith won both career starts vs. Raiders and has 91.8 rating in three appearances vs. Oakland, all with Jets. … Smith’s 71.7 career rating is lowest in NFL since he entered league in 2013 among players with at least 30 starts. … Giants have allowed only 10 points on opening drive, tied for fewest in NFL. … New York failed to score 30 points in any game in two seasons under coach Ben McAdoo. … Raiders WR Michael Crabtree will serve one-game suspension for fight last week. Originally got two games, but then was reduced. … Oakland got first INT of season last week but still has fewest in NFL history through 11 games. … Raiders had season-high five sacks last week. … Oakland P Marquette King pinned Broncos inside 10 four times. … Raiders have scored TDs on 64 percent of red zone trips, third best in NFL. … Fantasy Tip: With Crabtree suspended and WR Amari Cooper’s status in doubt because of concussion, TE Jared Cook could be Derek Carr’s most trusted receiver and strong option. Giants have allowed league-worst 10 TDs to TEs.
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