Giants-Saints Capsule

NEW YORK GIANTS (4-3) at NEW ORLEANS (3-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE – Saints by 2

RECORD VS SPREAD – Giants 4-3, Saints 4-3

SERIES RECORD – Giants lead 15-12

LAST MEETING – Giants beat Saints, 52-27, Dec. 9, 2012

LAST WEEK – Giants beat Cowboys 27-20; Saints beat Colts 27-21

AP PRO32 RANKING – Giants No. 12, Saints No. 18

GIANTS OFFENSE – OVERALL (23), RUSH (25), PASS (14)

GIANTS DEFENSE – OVERALL (29), RUSH (21), PASS (30)

SAINTS OFFENSE – OVERALL (6), RUSH (22), PASS (3)

SAINTS DEFENSE – OVERALL (30), RUSH (28), PASS (26)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Giants QB Eli Manning, a New Orleans native, seeks first win in Superdome, where he is 0-2 as pro and where his father, Archie, starred for Saints. … Manning has started 174 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. … Giants RB Orleans Darkwa had 15-yard TD run last week, played in college for Tulane, which then played home games in Superdome. … RB Shane Vereen had career-long 39-yard run last week. . WR-KR Dwayne Harris had 100-yard kick return for TD to win game vs. Dallas. … WR Odell Beckham Jr., like Manning, is from New Orleans and went to same high school before college career at LSU. … Beckham has 16 TDs in 19 career games in NFL. … WR Rueben Randle, who also played for LSU, had season-best 44-yard catch last week. … CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had two INTs last week, including 58-yard TD. … Saints aim to reach .500 in standings for first time this season after 0-3 start. … Saints seeking third straight win overall and third straight win at home. … QB Drew Brees has won four of five starts vs. Giants. … Since joining Saints in 2006, Brees leads NFL with 45,556 yards and 324 TDs passing. … RB Mark Ingram rushed for season-high 143 yards with TD last week, his first game reaching 100 yards this season. … Ingram is third among NFL RBs with 685 yards from scrimmage. … Ingram’s father, Mark, played WR for Giants from 1987-92. … TE Benjamin Watson has 222 yards receiving and two TDs in past three games. … WR Brandin Cooks, 2014 first-round draft choice, leads Saints with 35 catches. WR Willie Snead, 2014 undrafted free agent who played his first regular-season game this year, leads Saints with 461 yards receiving. … Rookie LB Stephone Anthony, first-round draft pick, leads Saints with 45 tackles, had first career INT last week. .. Rookie LB Hau’oli Kikaha, second-round draft pick, is tied for NFL rookie lead with four sacks. … DE Cameron Jordan, 2011 first-round pick, has five sacks, a forced fumble and fumble recovery in past two games and has 15 sacks in past 18 home games. … Fantasy Tip: With Saints, Brees is 2-0 at home vs. Giants, passing for 350-plus yards in each game.

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