Giants-Redskins: Some Telling Numbers

Some numbers that stick out from last night’s loss to the Redskins that might help explain some things. Then again….

0….the number of times RGIII was sacked. Also, the number of turnovers committed by the Giants.

1….FGs missed by the Giants.

2….the number of times the Giants were in the red zone. Converted once.

3….the number of times the Redskins were in the red zone. Converted once.

4…..FG attempts by the Giants.

6.7….the average yards per rush by the Redskins.

8….the number of possessions by each team.

9…..the number of penalties committed by the Giants. They were averaging 4.4 penalties per game the first 11 games. Last night, the Redskins, who were averaging 8 penalties per game, committed only four.

11….the number of passing attempts by Eli Manning in the second half.

15….the average starting yard line of the Giants’ offensive drives.

22….the number of passing attempts by Eli Manning in the first half.

26….the average starting yard line of the Redskins’ offensive drives.

43….the distance of Lawrence Tynes’ missed FG in the second quarter.

51…the over/under for last night’s game. Where was all the scoring? 

207….the amount of yards surrendered on the ground by the Giants.