Numbers to know for Giants vs. Bills
The New York Giants take on the Buffalo Bills in Highmark Stadium for their fourth primetime matchup of the season on Sunday, Oct. 15. Kickoff is set for 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC.
The Giants look to tie the regular-season series with the Bills, holding a 6-7 record in 13 contests. The teams have also met once in the postseason, when the Giants defeated Buffalo, 20-19, in Super Bowl XXV. The Bills won the most recent meeting, 28-14, on Sept. 15, 2019 in MetLife Stadium.
The Giants have won their last three games in Buffalo in 1999, 2007 and 2015. They last played in Buffalo on Oct. 4, 2015, when QB Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes in a 24-10 Giants victory.
Here are notes and stats to know ahead of the Week 6 matchup.
*QB Daniel Jones completed 14 of 20 atts. (70 pct.) in Week 5. Is only NFC QB with 3 games of 70+ comp. pct.
*QB Tyrod Taylor completed 9 of 12 atts. (75 pct.) last week. Started 43 games in 3 seasons (2015-17) with Buf. & had 8,857 pass yards & 51 TD passes with 1,575 rush yards & 14 rush TDs.
*RB Saquon Barkley has 155 scrimmage yards (77.5 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in 2 games this season. Had 135 scrimmage yards (107 rush, 28 rec.) & rush TD in last meeting.
*RB Matt Breida had 3 TDs (2 rec., 1 rush) with Buf. in 2021.
*TE Darren Waller led team with 8 catches & 86 rec. yards in Week 5, both season highs. Has 6+ catches & 75+ rec. yards in 2 of 3 road games this season.
*WR Wan'Dale Robinson aims for his 3rd in row with 5+ receptions.
*OLB Kayvon Thibodeaux had 4th sack of season & 3rd-career FR in Week 5. Aim for his 3rd in row on road & 4th in row overall with sack. Had 12 tackles, 3 TFL, sack, FF & FR-TD in his only career road SNF game (12/18/22 at Was.).
*ILB Bobby Okereke led team with 10 tackles & had 1st INT of season last week, his 4th-career INT. Aims for his 3rd in row with 10+ tackles & PD. Has 5+ tackles in each of his past 13 games.
*S/LB Isaiah Simmons had season-high 9 tackles in Week 5.
*S Jason Pinnock had 1st FF of season & 102-yard INT-TD in Week 5, his 1st-career INT & TD, longest INT-TD since 2017 (Aqib Talib - 103 yards in Week 2).
*S Xavier McKinney had season-high 8 tackles, PD & 2nd- career FF last week. Aims for his 4th in row on road with 7+ tackles. Has 4 PD in 5 games this season.
*CB Deonte Banks ranks tied-2nd among rookies with 4 PD.
*Bills lead NFL with 21 sacks, most by Buf. in 1st 5 games of a season in team history.
*QB Josh Allen completed 27 of 40 atts. (67.5 pct.) for season- high 359 yards & 2 TDs vs. INT for 102 rating & rushed for 41st- career TD, surpassing Jack Kemp for 3rd-most rush TDs by QB in NFL history. Aims for 3rd in row with 300+ pass yards, 2+ TD passes & 100+ rating & 4th in row with rush TD. Passed for 253 yards & had 2 TDs (1 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs in last meeting. Is 4-0 in 4 career starts on SNF, with 2+ TDs in each game.
*RB James Cook has 75+ scrimmage yards in 3 of past 4.
*WR Stefon Diggs led team with 8 catches for 121 yards & TD last week, his 3rd-straight game with 6+ catches & 100+ rec. yards & 2nd-straight with rec. TD. Is only player in NFL with 100+ rec. yards in 4 games this season. Has 887 rec. yards (88.7 per game) in 10 career games on SNF, with rec. TD in 2 of past 3. Tied for NFL lead with 5 rec. TDs & ranks 3rd with 39 catches.
*WR Gabe Davis had 6 catches for season-high 100 yards & TD last week, his 4th-straight game with rec. TD, longest active streak in NFL. Can become 4th Buf. player ever with rec. TD in 5 straight.
*TE Dawson Knox has rec. TD in 4 of his past 5 in Buf.
*OLB Von Miller made season debut last week. Has 4 TFL & 3 sacks in 2 career games vs. NYG. Has 15 sacks in 17 career games on SNF, 1 of 6 players with 15+ sacks on SNF since 1982.
*DE Leonard Floyd had 2 sacks & 1st FF of season in Week 5. Has 2 sacks in 2 of past 3. Had 1.5 sacks, FF & FR in his last game vs. NYG (10/17/21 w/ LAR).
*DE A.J. Epenesa set career highs in PD (3) & sacks (2) last week & had 1st FF and FR of season. Aims for 5th in row with PD. Has sack in 2 of past 3.
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