Packers vs Giants Week 12 Capsule

GREEN BAY PACKERS (7-3) AT NEW YORK GIANTS (6-4)

SERIES

  PACKERS GIANTS
SERIES LEADER 27-21-2  
STREAKS 6 of past 7  
COACHES VS. OPP. McCarthy: 3-2 Coughlin: 3-5
LAST WEEK W 24-20 at Lions Bye (Wk 10: L 31-13 at Bengals)
LAST REG SEA GAME 12/4/11: Packers 38 at Giants 35. Green Bay K Mason Crosby hits 31-yard FG as time expires. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has 4 TD passes & LB Clay Matthews adds 38-yard INT-TD.
LAST REG SEA GAME AT SITE 12/4/11
BROADCAST NBC (8:20 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Dave Sims, James Lofton, Hub Arkush (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 94 (DGR), 92 (GB), 93 (NYG). XM: 227 (DGR), 225 (GB), 226 (NYG). 

STATS

PASSING Rodgers: 238-354-2,619-27 (2L)-6-107.3 (1L) Manning: 223-364-2,641-12-11-81.8
RUSHING Green: 87-272-3.1-0 Bradshaw: 151-675-4.5-4
RECEIVING Cobb: 54-574-10.6-7 Cruz: 60-743-12.4-7
OFFENSE 345.5 367.4
TAKE/GIVE +7 +11 (2C)
DEFENSE 343.9 371.6
SACKS Matthews: 9 (T3C) Pierre-Paul: 6.5
INTs Hayward (R): 5 (T2L) S. Brown: 5 (T2L)
PUNTING Masthay: 44.5 Weatherford: 46.9
KICKING Crosby: 63 (30/30 PAT; 11/18 FG) Tynes: 109 (1L) (25/25 PAT; 28/31 FG)

NOTES

PACKERS: In past 7, QB AARON RODGERS is 6-1 & has 24 TDs, 4 INTs & 117 rating. In 2 reg. season starts vs. NYG, is 2-0 with 773 yards (386.5 per game) & 8 TDs vs. 1 INT for 121.2 rating. Aims for 3rd in row vs. NYG with 4+ TDs. Packers are 25-0 when he starts & has 115+ rating…WR-PR-KR RANDALL COBB has 6 rec. TDs in past 4 & aims for 5th in row with TD. Is only player in NFL with 600+ KR (627), 500+ receiving (574), 200+ PR (211) & 100+ rush (115) yards. WR JAMES JONES ties for NFC lead with 8 rec. TDs. In past 2 reg. season meetings, WR JORDY NELSON has 8 catches for 218 yards (27.3 avg.) & TD (80 yards). In past 2 reg. season meetings, WR GREG JENNINGS has 14 catches for 236 yards (118 per game) & TD…S M.D. JENNINGS had 72-yard INT-TD last week, 1st career TD. Since 2010 (incl. playoffs), CB TRAMON WILLIAMS ties for NFL lead with 15 INTs. In last game at NYG, LB CLAY MATTHEWS had 38-yard INT-TD, sack & FF. CB CASEY HAYWARD leads all rookies with 5 INTs…GIANTS: QB ELI MANNING has 197 pass TDs & needs 2 to tie PHIL SIMMS for most ever by Giant. In past 2 vs. GB (incl. Div.), has 106.9 rating with 6 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 677 yards (338.5 per game). Aims for 3rd in row vs. GB with 3+ TD passes, 300+ yards & 100+ rating…Giants are 10-0 when RB AHMAD BRADSHAW has 100+ rush yards…WR VICTOR CRUZ has 28 catches for 427 yards (106.8 per game) & 5 TDs in past 4 at home. WR HAKEEM NICKS had 7 catches for 165 yards & 2 TDs (66 & 37 yards) in Div. In past 3 meetings (incl. Div.), has 18 catches for 346 yards (115.3 per game) & 5 TDs…In past 5, DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL has 5 sacks, INT-TD & FF. DE JUSTIN TUCK has sack in all 3 reg. season meetings. S STEVIE BROWN leads NFL with 168 INT return yds, most by Giant since 1963 (DICK LYNCH). Leads NFL safeties with 5 INTs. DE OSI UMENYIORA had 2 sacks & FF in Div. Playoff. LB MICHAEL BOLEY had 2 sacks in Div.


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