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Giants Now: Giants-Commanders Week 15 Preview

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Giants-Commanders Week 15 Preview

The New York Giants (7-5-1) and Washington Commanders (7-5-1) will face off in a pivotal NFC East matchup in Week 15 on Sunday Night Football.

The two teams went up against each other just two weeks ago, a game that resulted in a 20-20 tie. The Giants fell to the Philadelphia Eagles this past weekend, while the Commanders had their bye.

The winner of this week's game will own the head-to-head tiebreaker over the other, which could come into play at the end of the season.

Here are notes and stats for players from both teams ahead of Sunday's matchup.

Giants

*QB Daniel Jones had 2 TDs (1 pass, 1 rush) & 96.1 rating in Week 14, his 6th-career game with both pass & rush TD. Completed 25 of 31 atts. (80.6 pct.) & had 271 yards (200 pass, 71 rush) with TD pass vs. 0 INTs for 104.3 rating in Week 13 meeting. Has 7 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 111.4 rating in 3 career starts at Was.

*RB Saquon Barkley had rush TD in Week 13 meeting. Has 545 scrimmage yards (181.7 per game) & 3 TDs in 3 career games at Was. Has rush TD in 4 of his past 5 on road. Is 1 of 3 (Derrick Henry & Josh Jacobs) with 1,000+ rush yards (1,083) & 250+ rec. yards (261) in 2022. Has 50+ scrimmage yards in each of his 1st 10 career primetime games.

*WR Darius Slayton had 6 catches for 90 yards in Week 13 meeting. Has 50+ rec. yards in 6 of his past 7. Leads team with 608 rec. yards in 2022.

*WR Richie James led team with 7 catches & 61 rec. yards & had TD catch in Week 14. Has rec. TD in 3 of his past 4.

*WR Isaiah Hodgins aims for his 3rd in row with rec. TD.

*DT Dexter Lawrence had sack in Week 13 meeting & has career-high 6 sacks in 2022. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Was. with TFL.

*LB Azeez Ojulari had 2 sacks last week, his 2nd-career multi-sack game. Has 4 sacks in 4 games in 2022 & aims for his 4th in row with sack. Had sack, FF & FR in Week 13 meeting & has sack in 2 of his 3 career games vs. Was.

*LB Jaylon Smith aims for his 7th in row with 5+ tackles.

*S Julian Love needs 1 tackle for 1st-career 100-tackle season. Has TFL in 3 of his past 4. Had 13 tackles in Week 13 meeting.

Commanders

*QB Taylor Heinicke passed for 275 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 101.2 rating in Week 13 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row overall & 4th in row at home with 2+ TD passes. Had career highs in completions (34) & pass yards (336) in last home meeting.

*RB Antonio Gibson had 59 scrimmage yards (39 rush, 20 rec.) in Week 13 meeting. Has 50+ scrimmage yards in 7 of his past 8. Aims for his 5th in row overall & 6th in row vs. NYG with 50+ scrimmage yards.

*RB Brian Robinson had 111 scrimmage yards (96 rush, 15 rec.) in Week 13 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row with 110+ scrimmage yards.

*WR Terry McLaurin led team with 8 catches for 105 yards & rec. TD in Week 13 meeting. Has 62 catches for 945 yards & became 6th player ever with 50+ catches & 900+ rec. yards in each of 1st 4 career seasons. Has 100+ rec. yards & TD catch in 3 of his past 4 vs. NYG & aims for his 7th in row vs. NYG with 70+ rec. yards.

*WR Curtis Samuel had 6 catches & 86 scrimmage yards (63 rec., 23 rush) in Week 13 meeting. Has 54 receptions, his 3rd-career 50+ catch season.

*WR Jahan Dotson had 5 catches for 54 yards & rec. TD in Week 13 meeting.

*DT Jonathan Allen had 8 tackles, sack & 2nd-career FF in Week 13 meeting. Has career-high 15 TFL in 2022. Aims for his 5th in row vs. NYG with 0.5+ sacks.

*DT Daron Payne had 2 sacks in Week 13 meeting. Has career highs in sacks (8.5) & TFL (15) in 2022 & aims for his 4th in row with TFL.

*DE Montez Sweat has sack in 3 of his past 4 & aims for his 5th in row with TFL. Has TFL in 4 of his past 5 vs. NYG.

*S Kamren Curl led team with 11 tackles & had TFL in Week 13 meeting.

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