Facts and figures on Giants-Chiefs matchup

BY foxsports • September 27, 2013

* The Giants' 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers in Week 3 was the team's worst in the Tom Coughlin era and their biggest margin of defeat while being shut out since a 42-0 loss to the Raiders on Nov. 4, 1973. New York is 0-3 for the first time since 1996; the Giants have not started 0-4 since the 1987 strike season, when the defending Super Bowl champion team lost its first five games of the season.

* The Giants lead this all-time series, 10-2, and have won the last four meetings. They last met on Oct. 4, 2009, when Eli Manning threw for 292 yards and three touchdowns (with one interception) in New York's 27-16 victory.

* Kansas City is one of two teams (Titans) yet to commit a turnover in 2013. Prior to this season, the last team to have no giveaways in its first three games of a season was the 1998 Patriots. The Giants, on the other hand, have committed a league-high 13 turnovers, their most in the first three games of any season since 1960 (13).

* Eli Manning was sacked seven times in the Week 3 loss at Carolina, after being dropped just four times in the first two games of the season combined. It was the most times Manning had been sacked in a single game since Dec. 14, 2008, when the Cowboys got to him eight times. Meanwhile Manning's 119 passing yards last week were his fewest in a game since throwing for 119 against Minnesota on Dec. 28, 2008.

* Alex Smith is the first Kansas City quarterback to win his first three games as a starting quarterback with the team since Joe Montana won his first four starts in 1993. The franchise record for the most consecutive wins to start his career with the Chiefs is 10, set by Mike Livingston from Oct. 5, 1969-Oct. 8, 1972.

* On the other hand, Kansas City is looking to start a season 4-0 for the first time since 2003. The Chiefs are the first team since the 2002 Panthers to start 3-0 after losing at least 14 games the previous season.

-- STATS LLC


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