HOUSTON TEXANS (2-0) at NEW YORK GIANTS (0-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE – Texans by 2 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Houston 2-0, New York 0-2
SERIES RECORD – Giants lead 2-1
LAST MEETING -Giants beat Texans 34-10, Oct. 10, 2010
LAST WEEK – Texans beat Raiders 30-14; Giants lost to Cardinals 25-14
AP PRO32 RANKING – Texans No. 15, Giants No. 29
TEXANS OFFENSE – OVERALL (22), RUSH (8), PASS (30).
TEXANS DEFENSE – OVERALL (26), RUSH (T18), PASS (24).
GIANTS OFFENSE – OVERALL (30), RUSH (29), PASS (21).
GIANTS DEFENSE – OVERALL (16), RUSH (12), PASS (21).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Texans have started 2-0 five straight seasons. …Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has 129.1 rating last week, second best of career. … RB Arian Foster has rushed for at least 100 yards in first two games. … WR Andre Johnson has 14 catches for 178 yards in two games against Giants, while WR DeAndre Hopkins has caught TD in each of first two games this season. …Texans have not allowed a sack. … DE J.J. Watt has 8 1/2 sacks, three forced fumbles and three recoveries in his last nine games against NFC teams. …Houston is plus-5 in turnover margin. … For first time since 1995-96, Giants have started consecutive seasons with 0-2 marks. …New York has not recorded takeaway and is minus-6 overall. … QB Eli Manning is 2-0 against Houston. …TE Larry Donnell leads team with 12 catches for 137 yards. WR Victor Cruz has not caught touchdown since fourth week of last season. … Jason Pierre-Paul had 1 1/2 sacks last week, while fellow DE Robert Ayers Jr. has sack in each of first two games. … Giants opened last season 0-6. … Giants thin at linebacker with Jon Beason (toe) and Devon Kennard (hamstring) hurt.
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