Giants vs. 49ers Week 3 Preview
The New York Giants visit the San Francisco 49ers in Levi's Stadium for a Thursday Night Football matchup. Kickoff is set for 8:15 p.m. ET on Prime Video.
In the Giants and 49ers' 42 regular-season and postseason meetings, the victories are equal (21-21), and they are separated by only 22 points (49ers 874, Giants 852). Since the Giants' victory in San Francisco in the 2011 NFC Championship Game, the teams have alternated wins in their last six meetings. The Giants are 1-1 in Levi's Stadium, where they won in their last visit to the Bay Area, 27-23, on Monday night, Nov. 12, 2018.
The Giants rank sixth all-time in Thursday games (33), with 12 of those matchups on Thursday Night Football. The Giants and 49ers have met once prior on a Thursday night on Sept. 5, 2002. The 49ers won in Giants Stadium, 16-13.
Here are numbers and stats to know from both teams
*Giants completed 21-point comeback in Week 2, tied-largest comeback win in franchise history.
*QB Daniel Jones completed 26 of 37 atts. (70.3 pct.) for 321 yards & 2 TDs vs. INT for 103.5 rating & had 59 rush yards & 13th-career rush TD last week. Aims for his 3rd road start in row with 300+ pass yards. Has 90+ rating in 2 of his past 3 Thursday starts. Since 2022, ranks 4th among QBs with 810 rush yards.
*RB Matt Breida had 2,463 scrimmage yards & 10 scrimmage TDs in 3 seasons (2017-19) with SF.
*TE Darren Waller had 6 catches for 76 yards last week. Had 72 rec. yards & TD catch in his only career game vs. SF (1/1/23 w/ LV).
*WR Jalin Hyatt (rookie) led team with 89 rec. yards in Week 2.
*WR Isaiah Hodgins had 1st rec. TD of season last week & has TD catch in 3 of his past 4. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with rec. TD.
*DL Dexter Lawrence had 1st TFL of season last week & has TFL in 3 of his past 4. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with TFL.
*ILB Bobby Okereke had 8 tackles & TFL last week. Had TFL & PD in his only career game vs. SF (10/24/21 w/ Ind.).
*S Jason Pinnock set career highs with 13 tackles & 3 TFL in Week 2, 1st DB with 13 tackles & 3+ TFL since 2013 (Da'Norris Searcy).
*CB Adoree' Jackson aims for his 4th in row on road with PD. Had 8 tackles & 2 PD in his only career game vs. SF (12/17/17 w/ Ten.). Has 5 PD in 5 career Thursday games.
*49ers advanced to 2-0 for 3rd time in past 5 seasons
*QB Brock Purdy had 206 pass yards & 93.1 rating & 2nd- career rush TD in Week 2. Has 8 TDs (7 pass, 1 rush) vs. INT for 132.8 rating in 3 career home starts.
*RB Christian McCaffrey had 135 scrimmage yards (116 rush, 19 rec.) & rush TD in Week 2. Became 5th player in SB era with 40+ rush TDs (40) & 20+ rec. TDs (22) in 1st 7 career seasons. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 304 scrimmage yards. Aims for his 8th in row with TD. Has 221 scrimmage yards (160 rush, 61 rec.) & rec. TD in 2 career games vs. NYG. Has 5 TDs (3 rec., 2 rush) in 5 career Thursday games.
*WR Deebo Samuel had 6 catches, 101 scrimmage yards (63 rec., 38 rush) & his 15th-career rush TD in Week 2, his 15th- career game with 100+ scrimmage yards. Had 9 receptions & career-high 191 scrimmage yards (159 rec., 32 rush) in his last Thursday game (12/23/21 at Ten.).
*WR Brandon Aiyuk had 50+ rec. yards in 6 of his final 7 home games last season. Had 101 scrimmage yards (70 rec., 31 rush) & his 1st-career rush TD in last meeting.
*TE George Kittle has 4 rec. TDs in his past 4 on Thursday & has 75+ rec. yards in 3 of his past 4 Thursday games. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with 2+ rec. TDs. Had 9 catches for 83 yards in his only career game vs. NYG (11/12/18).
*DL Nick Bosa had 13 sacks & 14 TFL in 9 home games last season. Aims for his 3rd in row on Thursday with TFL.
*LB Fred Warner had 11 tackles & 1st sack of season in Week 2. Aims for his 3rd in row with TFL & PD. Had INT in last meeting.
*LB Dre Greenlaw led team with 12 tackles in Week 2.
*CB Isaiah Oliver had 1st INT of season last week.
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