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Stats+ Giants vs. Redskins by the numbers

Posted Nov 20, 2017

The Giants.com staff debates Big Blue topics heading into Thursday's game against the Redskins:  


313
Since Week 2, left tackle Ereck Flowers he has not allowed a sack on 313 pass blocking snaps, according to Pro Football Focus.

3

The Giants are 2-0 this season when they force at least three turnovers. Against Kansas City, they had three interceptions, one apiece from Damon Harrison, Landon Collins and Janoris Jenkins. They also had three takeaways (two interceptions and a fumble recovery) against Denver in Week 6.

.607

The Giants are 7-4-3 (.607 winning percentage) on Thanksgiving. They played 11 times on Thanksgiving from 1926-38 and have been participants just three times since – winning in Detroit in 1982, and losing in Dallas in 1992 and Denver in 2009. Overall, the Giants are 15-8-3 (.635) on Thursdays, including 3-2 since the NFL in 2012 mandated that every team play a Thursday game every season.

3.72

The Giants are averaging 3.72 yards per play in the red zone, the best rate in the NFL. On defense, they are fifth, allowing just 2.36 yards.

35

In Sunday’s overtime win over the Chiefs, Eli Manning engineered his 35th game-winning, regular-season drive (drives in the fourth quarter or overtime in which he led the Giants from a tie or deficit to win the game). That ties him with Carson Palmer for fourth among active quarterbacks, behind Tom Brady (41), Drew Brees (39), and Ben Roethlisberger (36).