Location: MetLife Stadium
TV: FOX (Ch 5 in NY) Thom Brennaman, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver
Radio: WFAN ‐ 660 AM Bob Papa, Carl Banks and Howard Cross .... SIRIUS: 148 (Sea.), 85 (NYG) XM: 229 (NYG)
The Line: Giants by 10....Over/Under 43 1/2
Last Meeting: 11/7/10: Giants 41 at Seahawks 7. New York QB Eli Manning passes for 290 yards & 3 TDs in Giants’ victory. RB Ahmad Bradshaw adds 2 rushing TDs.
Last Meeting at Site: 10/5/08: Giants 44, Seahawks 6. New York RB Brandon Jacobs rushes for 136 yards & 2 TDs as Giants amass 523 total yards of offense.
Today will be the 15th meeting between the Giants and the Seahawks since Seattle entered the league in 1976. The Giants lead the series. 9-5 and ave won four of the last six.
Seattle coach Pete Carroll is 1-1 lifetime against the Giants. Giants' coach Tom Coughlin has a 3-5 career record vs the Seahawks.
Total Offense: Giants 21st (13th passing , 24th rushing) Seahawks 32nd (28th passing, 31st rushing)
Total Defense: Giants 18th (18th passing, 21at rushing) Seahawks 13th (16th passing, 14th rushing)
InjuriesSeahawksOut: G Robert Gallery (groin), WR Mike Williams (concussion) Doubtful: CB Byron Maxwell (ankle), LB Malcolm Smith (hamstring) Questionable: S Kam Chancellor (quadricep), WR Kris Durham (hamstring), CB Marcus Trufant (back) Probable: DT Tony Hargrove (hamstring), TE Zach Miller (knee)
GiantsOut: CB Prince Amukamara (foot), C David Baas (neck) Doubtful: RB Brandon Jacobs (knee), DE Justin Tuck (groin, neck) Probable: DT Rocky Bernard (ribs), LB Michael Boley (knee), DE Osi Umenyiora (knee)
QB TARVARIS JACKSON has won 2 of 3 career starts vs. NYG…RB MARSHAWN LYNCH rushed for 70 yards & TD in 12/23/07 meeting (with Buf.). Had rush TD last week.
RB-KR-PR LEON WASHINGTON returns to NY. Played 4 seasons (2006-09) with NYJ. Has 7 career KR-TDs, 2nd most in NFL history...WR SIDNEY RICE had 60-yard TD in only game at NYG (11/25/07 with Min.). In past 2 vs. NYG, has 11 catches for 172 yards (86 per game) & 2 TDs. Had 52-yard TD last week.
Undrafted rookie WR DOUG BALDWIN is 2nd among NFC rookies with 194 rec. yards & ties for 2nd among NFC rookies with 12 catches. Averaging 16.2 yards per catch, highest by NFC rookie with 10+ receptions…Defense ranks 4th in NFC (341.5 yards per game).
DE CHRIS CLEMONS has sack in 2 of past 3. DE RAHEEM BROCK has 5 sacks in past 7…
In past 2 vs. Sea., QB ELI MANNING has completed 40 of 57 (70.2 pct.) for 557 yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 130.5 rating. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Sea. with 125+ rating. Incl. playoffs, when Manning has 120+ rating (min. 10 att.), Giants are 10-1. In past 2, has 152.1 rating in 2nd half, completing 23 of 29 (79.3 pct.) for 319 yards with 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs…
RB AHMAD BRADSHAW rushed for 2 TDs in last meeting. In last home game vs. Sea., RB BRANDON JACOBS rushed for 136 yards & 2 TDs. In career vs. Sea., averages 8.3 yards per carry (223 yards, 27 att.)…
WR HAKEEM NICKS had career-best 162 rec. yards (10 catches, TD) last week. Had 6 catches for 128 yards (21.3 avg.) & TD (46 yards) in last meeting. WR VICTOR CRUZ has 208 rec. yards (104 per game) in past 2. WR MARIO MANNINGHAM has 14 career TDs & 12 have been 20+ yards. Averages 36.4 yards per TD catch in career (510 yards)…
DE JUSTIN TUCK has 4.5 sacks in past 4 home games. Aims for 5th in row at home with 0.5+ sack. DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL has 9 sacks in past 10. DE OSI UMENYIORA aims for 3rd in row with 2+ sacks & FF. S ANTREL ROLLE has INT in 2 of past 3 vs. Sea. CB COREY WEBSTER had INT in last meeting & has INT in 2 of past 3 vs. Sea.