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Inside the Numbers: Eli passes 3,000 yards again


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Leftovers from the Giants' 20-14 loss to the Washington Redskins and other statistical minutia:

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•  Eli Manning's 321 passing yards on Sunday increased his season total to 3,021 yards. This is the 11th consecutive season Manning has thrown for more than 3,000 yards. He is one of seven quarterbacks in NFL history to throw for at least 3,000 yards in 11 different seasons, joining Brett Favre (18), Peyton Manning (16), Tom Brady (13), Dan Marino (13), Drew Brees (12) and John Elway (12).

Manning is the fourth quarterback to throw for 3,000 in 11 consecutive seasons, joining Favre (18 from 1992 to 2009), Peyton Manning (13 from 1998 to 2010) and Brees (12 from 2004 to 2015).

•  Manning has thrown 12 touchdown passes in the last four games and 23 for the season. That projects to 33 scoring throws for the 16-game season, which would tie Y.A. Tittle (1962) for the second-highest total in franchise history. Tittle holds the record with 36 in 1963. Manning set his career high with 31 in 2010.

•  Manning threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes in Washington, increasing his season total to eight. That matches his total for the entire 2012 and 2014 seasons. In 2011, Manning set an NFL record with 15 fourth-quarter touchdown passes.

•  In his 12-year career, Manning has thrown 87 touchdown passes in the fourth – more than any other quarter. He's thrown 85 in the second, 58 in the first, 51 in the third and one in overtime.

•  The two touchdown passes gives Manning 16 in his career in FedEx Field. That is his second-highest total in any visiting stadium, behind Lincoln Financial Field (17). Manning has thrown 15 touchdown passes in AT&T Stadium in Dallas.

•  Manning has thrown at least 40 passes in each of the last four games, topping out at 51 throws in Washington. He threw 176 passes in those games, the second-highest four-game total in his career. It is the third time in his career he has thrown at least 40 passes in each of four straight games. He did it from Nov. 28-Dec. 18, 2011 (174 total passes) and Nov. 3-Nov. 23, 2014 (181 passes). The Giants record for passes in a four-game stretch is 192, set by Kerry Collins from Sept. 15-Oct. 12, 2003.

•  Odell Beckham Jr. had nine receptions for 142 yards against the Redskins, increasing his season total to 1,005 yards. That is the 23rd 1,000-yard season in Giants history. Beckham is one of 11 players in franchise history to accomplish the feat, and one of seven to do it more than once. He had 1,305 yards in his Rookie of the Year season in 2014. Amani Toomer holds the franchise record with five 1,000-yard seasons.

•  The 100-yard game was the 13th of Beckham's career. That ties him with Del Shofner and Hakeem Nicks for the fourth-highest total in Giants history, behind Toomer (22), Victor Cruz (18) and Homer Jones (17).

•  Beckham has had more than 100 receiving yards in each of the last four games. He concluded the 2014 season with four consecutive 100-yard games. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Beckham is the first Giants receiver with four-game streaks of at least 100 receiving yards in back-to-back seasons. The last NFL player to do it was Detroit's Calvin Johnson in 2011-12.

•  Beckham has 163 career receptions, and needs six to set an NFL record for most catches in a player's first two seasons. Marques Colston of New Orleans holds the mark with 168 in 2006-07. In Washington, Beckham passed Reggie Bush (161), Larry Fitzgerald (161) and A.J. Green (162).

•  The Giants' struggles on the road continued in Washington. After the loss to the Redskins, they are 11-19 (.367) away from MetLife Stadium since the start of the 2012 season. From 2004-11 (Tom Coughlin's first eight years as coach), they were 38-26 (.594) as visitors.

•  The Giants' three rushing touchdowns through 11 games is their lowest total since they had two in 1996.

•  After committing three turnovers without a takeaway in Washington, the Giants no longer have the NFL's best turnover differential. They slipped to plus-10, placing them behind Carolina (plus-16) and Kansas City (plus-12). It remains a significant improvement over the last two seasons, when the Giants were minus-15 and minus-two. The last team to lead the league in turnover differential and not make the playoffs was the Chiefs in 1999.

•  The Redskins' only score after halftime was a fourth-quarter field goal, the first time the Giants did not allow a second-half touchdown since Dec. 14, 2014 in a victory over … Washington.

•  The Giants' 12 sacks is their lowest 11-game total since team sacks were first tracked in 1963. Their lowest full-season total since the 16-game schedule was instituted in 1978 is 25 in 1992.

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