The Giants (4-7) travel down to the nation’s capital to face the Redskins (3-8) in a battle between two of the more disappointing teams of 2013. The winner moves into third place. The loser drops into last.
Kickoff: 8:30pm Eastern
Site: FedEx Field
TV: NBC Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya
Radio: WFAN 660AM and 101.9FM Bob Paps, Carl Banks and Howard Cross Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton, Hub Arkush SIRIUS: 94 (WW1), 92 (NYG), 93 (Was) XM: 227 (WW1), 225 (NYG), 226 (Was)
Referee: Jeff Triplette
Weather: Partly cloudy, mid-30’s
The Line: Redskins by 1 1/2; OU 45 1/2
Series: Giants, 92-64-4; Redskins have won 3 of last 4
Last Game: 12/3/12: Giants 16 at Redskins 17. Washington WR Joshua Morgan recovers Redskins fumble for TD. Redskins WR Pierre Garcon catches TD from rookie QB Robert Griffin III.
Giants: OUT: RB Brandon Jacobs (knee), CB Trumaine McBride (groin), DE Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder), CB Corey Webster (ankle) PROBABLE: WR Hakeem Nicks (abdomen), CB Terrell Thomas (knee)
Redskins: QUESTIONABLE: TE Niles Paul (illness), TE Jordan Reed (concussion), RB Darrel Young (hamstring) PROBABLE: S Jose Gumbs (ankle)
QB Eli Manning has won 5 of past 7 starts at Was. Has started 146 consecutive games, longest active streak by QB…
RB Andre Brown has 9 rush TDs in his past 12. Rushed for 127 yards last week & is averaging 102.7 yards per game this season. RB Brandon Jacobs (out) has 3 rush TDs in past 4 meetings. Has team-record 60 career rush TDs…
WR Victor Cruz has 12 catches for 235 yards & TD in past 2 vs. Was. Aims for 3rd meeting in row with 100+ yards. WR Rueben Randle has 6 rec. TDs in past 7. Leads team with 6 rec. TDs. WR Louis Murphy, Jr. & TE Brandon Myers each had TD last week…
DE Jason Pierre-Paul (out) has 6 sacks, 2 FFs & 2 FRs in 6 games vs. Was. S Antrel Rolle has 4 INTs, 2 sacks & FF in past 5. Leads team with 9 PD.
CB Prince Amukamara leads team w/ 61 tackles & is 2nd w/ 8 PD. DE Justin Tuck has 9 sacks & 4 FFs in past 11 meetings. DT Cullen Jenkins had 2 sacks last week…
In 2 career starts vs. NYG, QB Robert Griffin III has 105.9 rating & 161 rush yards (80.5 per game)…
RB Alfred Morris has rushed for 244 yards (122 per game) in 2 games vs. NYG. Aims for 3rd meeting in row with 120+ yards. Has rushed for 593 yards (98.8 per game) & 2 TDs in past 6…In last meeting,
WR Pierre Garcon had 8 catches for 106 yards & TD. Has 28 catches for 407 yards (101.8 per game) & TD in past 4. Has 5+ catches in all 11 games in 2013. TE Jordan Reed leads NFC rookies w/ 45 catches…
LB Ryan Kerrigan has 8.5 sacks & 4 FFs in past 13. Since entering NFL in 2011, is 1 of 2 players in NFL (NYG’s Pierre-Paul) w/ 20+ sacks (22.5) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). Has sack & INT-TD in career vs. NYG.
LB London Fletcher has played in 251 consecutive games, 1 of 4 players in NFL history to accomplish feat. LB Brian Orakpo has 3.5 sacks in past 3. Had sack in his last game vs. NYG.
CB DeAngelo Hall has 5 career INTs vs. NYG. LB Perry Riley, Jr. leads team w/ 81 tackles.