NFL Capsule: Redskins at Giants

NFL Capsule: Redskins at Giants
October 18, 2012, 1:53 pm
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WASHINGTON (3-3) At NEW YORK GIANTS (4-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Giants by 6 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Washington 3-3; New York 3-1-2

SERIES RECORD - Giants lead 92-64-4

AP Pro32 RANKING - Giants No. 2, Redskins No. 13

LAST MEETING - Redskins beat Giants 23-10, Dec. 18, 2011

LAST WEEK - Redskins beat Vikings 38-26; Giants beats 49ers 26-3

REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (2), PASS (20)

REDSKINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (8), PASS (32)

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (9), PASS (5)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (19T), RUSH (16), PASS (21)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - 161st meeting between NFC East rivals. While Redskins won both games last season, Giants haven taken nine of past 12. ... Robert Griffin III rushed for 138 yards and two touchdowns last week, becoming first rookie quarterback in Super Bowl era to rush for 100-plus yards and at least two TDs in game. He leads NFL with 70.2 completion percentage and ranks third with 100.5 rating. His six TDs rushing are second in league. ...Running back Alfred Morris leads NFL rookies with 538 yards rushing. ...Washington is only team with two players with more than five TDs rushing. ...TE Fred Davis had five catches for 105 yards in his last game against Giants. ...WR Pierre Garcon averaging 19.1 yards per catch. ...LB Ryan Kerrigan looking for third straight game with either a sack or interception against Giants. ...Cornerback De Angelo Hall has five interceptions in 10 career games against Giants, including one last game. ... Eli Manning has won 10 of past 14 starts against Redskins and 25-5 (.833) in October. ... Running back Ahmad Bradshaw has 57 carries for 316 yards and two touchdowns in past two games. ... Giants 10-0 when he has 100. ... Receiver Victor Cruz has five touchdown receptions in past three games, and his six overall tied for second in TDs receiving. In past eight at MetLife Stadium, he has 53 catches for 855 yards ( 106.9 yard average) and seven TDs. ...In last four games against Washington, DE Jason Pierre-Paul has five sacks, 25 tackles, two fumble recoveries and forced fumble. He had two of New York's six sacks last week. ...Safety Antrel Rolle NFC defensive player of week for intercepting two passes against Niners. ...Cornerback Corey Webster has intercepted a pass against Washington in three of past four games. ...Defensive end Osi Umenyiora has five sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries, including a touchdown return, in past four meetings with Washington.

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