Saints vs Giants Game Preview and Matchup History

Wesley Hitt

The Saints have dominated the NY Giants during the Drew Brees era, but that was then and this is now.

  • In his career, QB Drew Brees is 4-0 vs. the NY Giants with 11 TDs, 0 INTs and a 122.1 rating.
  • In his past two meetings against the Giants, Brees has 8 TDs, 0 INTs and a 143.8 rating.
  • Brees aims for his third game in a row vs.the NY Giants with 360+ yards, 4+ TDs and 0 INTs.
  • In the last meeting, RBs Mark Ingram and Pierre Thomas each had a rush TD.
  • In his last game vs. the NY Giants, TE Jimmy Graham had 2 TDs.
  • WR Lance Moore had two TDs in last meeting and aims for third in a row vs. the NY Giants with TD.
  • In two career meetings, S Roman Harper has a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
  • DE Cameron Jordan leads Saints with career-high 7 sacks.
  • The Saints have three players with 90+ tackles: LB Curtis Lofton (101), S Malcolm Jenkins (94) and S Roman Harper (90).
  • QB Eli Manning passed for 406 yards, 2 TDs and a 101.9 rating in his last meeting vs. Saints.
  • RB Ahmad Bradshaw had a rush TD in his last meeting vs. Saints. Has a rush TD in three of the past four games at home. Has five TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in his past four December/January games.
  • WR Victor Cruz had 9 catches for 157 yards and 2 TDs in his last meeting vs. Saints. In his past three December/January games, Cruz has 14 catches for 446 yards and 2 TDs.
  • In two career meetings vs. Saints, WR Hakeem Nicks has 12 catches for 201 yards and a TD.
  • TE Martellus Bennett had a career-high 82 yards last week.
  • In his past 13 at home, DE Jason Pierre-Paul has 10 sacks.
  • S Stevie Brown leads NFL with 168 INT return yards, most by a Giant since 1963 (Dick Lynch). He's also tied for the NFL lead among safeties with 5 INTs.
  • DE Justin Tuck has three sacks in his past 3 at home.

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SAINTS

GIANTS

SERIES LEADER

14-12

STREAKS

Past 3 & 4 of past 5 overall

COACHES VS. OPP.

Vitt: 0-0

Coughlin: 2-4

LAST WEEK

L 23-13 at Falcons

L 17-16 at Redskins

LAST GAME

11/28/11: Giants 24 at Saints 49. New Orleans QB Drew Brees passes for 363 yds & 4 TDs (2 to TE Jimmy Graham & 2 to WR Lance Moore) as Saints gain 577 total yards on MNF.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/24/06: Saints 30, Giants 7. New Orleans rookie RB Reggie Bush (126) & RB Deuce McAllister (108) each rush for 100 yards & TD as Saints defense holds Giants to 142 yards.

BROADCAST

FOX (4:25 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Tom McCarthy, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 92 (NO), 86 (NYG). XM: 229 (NYG).

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