Record: 5-7 (2-4 Away)
Streak: Lost 2
Common opponents: Washington (L, 40-32); @ Carolina (L, 35-27); @ Green Bay (L, 28-7); @ Tampa Bay (W, 35-28); Philadelphia (W, 28-13); San Francisco (L, 31-21).
Last meeting: The Saints defeated the Giants, 49-24, in New Orleans on Monday Night Football in Week 12 of the 2011 regular season.
PTS/G: 26.8 (tied with NYG for 5th in NFL)
Opp. PTS/G: 27.3 (28th)
Passing: 294.2 (3rd)
Opp. Passing: 286.7 (30th)
Rushing: 92.3 (27th)
Opp. Rushing: 153.8 (32nd)
Giants-Saints Connections: Strength and Conditioning Coach Jerry Palmieri held the same position with the Saints during the 2003 season; Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Markus Paul held the same position, which was also his first NFL coaching position, with the Saints for two seasons (1998-99); Punter
Head Coach: Joe Vitt (Interim)
Back at headquarters in Metairie, La.: “That game is now behind us,” Vitt said Monday after the Saints’23-13 loss to Atlanta. “We’re putting it behind us and we’re going on to the next challenge, which is New York. We know they’re the defending champions and we have to continue to get better in that game too.”
*Stay tuned to Giants.com for a full scouting report from Michael Eisen later in the week.