The First Look: Giants vs. Ravens

Posted Dec 19, 2012 takes an early look at the team's Week 16 opponent

Opponent: Baltimore Ravens

Record: 9-5, 5-2 Home

Streak: Lost 3

Common opponents: Cincinnati (W, 44-13), @ Philadelphia (L, 24-23), Cleveland (W, 23-16), Dallas (W, 31-29), @ Cleveland (W, 25-15), @ Pittsburgh (W, 13-10), Pittsburgh (L, 23-20), @ Washington (L, 31-28 OT)

Last meeting: The Giants defeated the Ravens in Giants Stadium, 30-10, in Week 11 of 2008.     

PTS/G: 24.9 (12th in NFL)

Opp. PTS/G: 21.9 (13th)

Passing: 234.6 (14th)

Opp. Passing: 242.1 (22nd)

Rushing: 105.1 (22nd)

Opp. Rushing: 132.2 (26th)

COUGHLIN VS. RAVENS & AFC NORTH: Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin is 9-6 against the Ravens in the regular season (1-1 as the Giants head coach and 8-5 with Jacksonville). Coughlin is 38-25 against the AFC North in the regular season (5-6 as the Giants head coach and 33-19 with Jacksonville). As the Giants head coach, Coughlin is 1-1 against Baltimore, 1-2 against Cincinnati, 2-1 against Cleveland and 1-2 against Pittsburgh.

Head Coach:  John Harbaugh, 58-29 Overall (5th year)

Back at headquarters in Owings Mills, Md.:  “We’re proud of the fact [that we’ve made the playoffs],” Harbaugh said Monday. “We’ve owned our five losses, or we’ve owned the last three loses. We also own the nine wins, so we are what we are. We are what our record says we are, and we’re in contention, and we’re proud of that. But, we know we have to get better, and we have to get healthy.”

*Stay tuned to for a full scouting report from Michael Eisen later in the week.

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