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Giants vs. Redskins: Postgame Stats and Notes

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Notes and statistics from the Giants' 20-13 loss to the Washington Redskins in MetLife Stadium:

*The Giants lost their fifth consecutive game and fell to 1-7 at the season's midway point for the second consecutive season. This is the first time since the introduction of the 16-game schedule in 1978 that the Giants have been 1-7 in back-to-back seasons.

*The Giants are 0-4 at home, 0-3 in NFC East games and 0-2 in division home games for the second straight season.

*The Giants are now 34-34 in regular-season home games in MetLife Stadium.

*The Giants are 30-34 in games following a Monday night game, including 12-13 since 2000.

*The Giants were outrushed, 182-37. The 37 yards was their second-lowest total of the season; they ran for 35 yards at Dallas on Sept. 16. Washington's 182 rushing yards were the most allowed by the Giants since Nov. 12, 2017, when San Francisco ran for 186 yards in a 49ers victory in Santa Clara.

*The Giants won the coin toss for the sixth time this season, and for the sixth time they deferred taking possession of the ball to the second half. They are 1-5 in those games.

*The Giants trailed at halftime, 7-3. It was the third game in a row and the fifth time this season they did not score a first-half touchdown.

*The Giants trailed at the end of the third quarter, 10-3. It was the second week in a row and the third time this season they did not score a touchdown in the first three quarters.

*The Giants fell to 20-10 in games prior to a regular-season bye. They have lost two in a row.

*Eli Manning completed 30 of 47 passes for 316 yards, including a two-yard touchdown to Evan Engram with 17 seconds remaining in the game. It was the 347th touchdown pass of his illustrious career.

*Manning was sacked seven times for losses totaling 50 yards, the most sacks allowed by the Giants since Oct. 12, 2014, when Manning was sacked eight times for 43 yards in a 27-0 loss in Philadelphia.

*Washington linebacker Ryan Kerrigan had 1.5 sacks, and now has 10.5 sacks of Manning. That is the highest total among active players and trails only former Dallas and Denver star DeMarcus Ware, who had 11.5 sacks of the Giants' quarterback.

*Saquon Barkley had 13 of the Giants' 14 rushing attempts, for 38 yards. Barkley caught nine passes for the third consecutive game, for 73 yards.

*Barkley is the first player in Giants history with nine catches in each of three straight games. He joins New Orleans wide receiver Michael Thomas as the only players to accomplish the feat this season. Thomas had 16, 12 and 10 catches in the season's first three games. The last running to do it was the Rams' Steven Jackson in 2006.

*Odell Beckham, Jr. had eight receptions for 136 yards. Beckham caught eight passes for 143 yards last week in Atlanta. This is the first time he's had at least eight receptions in each of two consecutive games since Nov. 1-8, 2015, when he had eight and then nine at New Orleans and Tampa Bay. These are his first consecutive 100-yard games since he had six in a row from Nov. 1-Dec. 14, 2015.

*Beckham's eight catches increased his career total to 374. That moved him past Frank Gifford            (367), Ike Hilliard (368) and Jeremy Shockey (371) and into fourth place on the Giants' career list. Joe Morrison is third with 395. Hilliard is Washington's wide receivers coach.

*The Giants did not intercept a pass for the third consecutive game. But they had one takeaway, late in the third quarter, when Landon Collins forced a fumble by Adrian Peterson that was recovered by Olivier Vernon, who returned the ball 43 yards to the Washington 39-yard line. The 43-yard return was the Giants' longest since Jason Pierre-Paul had a 43-yarder at Cleveland on Nov. 27, 2016.

*The forced fumble was the third of Collins' career and first since Sept. 23, 2017 at Philadelphia. Vernon's fumble recovery was the second of his career and first since Dec. 18, 2016 vs. Detroit.

*Linebacker B.J. Goodson, who got increased playing time because Alec Ogletree was inactive with a hamstring injury, led the Giants with eight tackles (seven solo). Cornerback Janoris Jenkins had six solo stops.

*Right tackle Chad Wheeler left the game in the second half with an ankle injury, and Brian Mihalik made his Giants' debut when he replaced him.

*Safety D.J. Swearinger twice intercepted Manning passes. He became the second Giants opponent this season with two picks in a game. Carolina's Mike Adams intercepted Manning twice in the Panthers' victory on Oct. 7.

*Giants coach Pat Shurmur lost a replay challenge with 2:11 remaining in the third quarter. On third-and-one, Adrian Peterson ran up the middle for one yard. Shurmur challenged the spot, claiming he was short of the necessary yardage. After review, referee Bill Vinovich announced that the ruling had been confirmed. Shurmur is 1-2 this season in replay challenges.

*The Giants opened the game in a nickel defense, so rookie cornerback Grant Haley, made his first start in his second career game. Haley finished with four solo tackles.

*Linebacker Nate Stupar, a six-year veteran and first-year Giant, made his 10th career start and first since Dec. 18, 2016, when he started at strongside linebacker for New Orleans at Arizona. Stupar made a career-high six starts that year, and three in 2015.

*Peterson had 26 carries for 149 yards, the highest total by a Giants opponent since Oct. 25, 2015, when Dallas' Darren McFadden ran for 152 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries in a 27-20 Giants victory.

*Peterson's 64-yard touchdown run was both the longest rush and longest scoring run against the Giants since Dec. 27 2015, when Minnesota's Jerick McKinnon scored on a 68-yard sprint.

*The Giants' inactive players were linebacker Alec Ogletree (hamstring), wide receiver Jawill Davis (concussion), defensive backs Mike Jordan, Kamrin Moore and Tony Lippett, offensive lineman Evan Brown, and quarterback Kyle Lauletta.