October 29, 2015

NEW YORK GIANTS (4-3) at NEW ORLEANS (3-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Saints by 2

RECORD VS SPREAD - Giants 4-3, Saints 4-3

SERIES RECORD - Giants lead 15-12

LAST MEETING - Giants beat Saints, 52-27, Dec. 9, 2012

LAST WEEK - Giants beat Cowboys 27-20; Saints beat Colts 27-21

AP PRO32 RANKING - Giants No. 12, Saints No. 18

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (25), PASS (14)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (21), PASS (30)

SAINTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (22), PASS (3)

SAINTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (28), PASS (26)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Giants QB Eli Manning, a New Orleans native, seeks first win in Superdome, where he is 0-2 as pro and where his father, Archie, starred for Saints. ... Manning has started 174 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. ... Giants RB Orleans Darkwa had 15-yard TD run last week, played in college for Tulane, which then played home games in Superdome. ... RB Shane Vereen had career-long 39-yard run last week. . WR-KR Dwayne Harris had 100-yard kick return for TD to win game vs. Dallas. ... WR Odell Beckham Jr., like Manning, is from New Orleans and went to same high school before college career at LSU. ... Beckham has 16 TDs in 19 career games in NFL. ... WR Rueben Randle, who also played for LSU, had season-best 44-yard catch last week. ... CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had two INTs last week, including 58-yard TD. ... Saints aim to reach .500 in standings for first time this season after 0-3 start. ... Saints seeking third straight win overall and third straight win at home. ... QB Drew Brees has won four of five starts vs. Giants. ... Since joining Saints in 2006, Brees leads NFL with 45,556 yards and 324 TDs passing. ... RB Mark Ingram rushed for season-high 143 yards with TD last week, his first game reaching 100 yards this season. ... Ingram is third among NFL RBs with 685 yards from scrimmage. ... Ingram's father, Mark, played WR for Giants from 1987-92. ... TE Benjamin Watson has 222 yards receiving and two TDs in past three games. ... WR Brandin Cooks, 2014 first-round draft choice, leads Saints with 35 catches. WR Willie Snead, 2014 undrafted free agent who played his first regular-season game this year, leads Saints with 461 yards receiving. ... Rookie LB Stephone Anthony, first-round draft pick, leads Saints with 45 tackles, had first career INT last week. .. Rookie LB Hau'oli Kikaha, second-round draft pick, is tied for NFL rookie lead with four sacks. ... DE Cameron Jordan, 2011 first-round pick, has five sacks, a forced fumble and fumble recovery in past two games and has 15 sacks in past 18 home games. ... Fantasy Tip: With Saints, Brees is 2-0 at home vs. Giants, passing for 350-plus yards in each game.

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