Numbers to know for Week 8 matchup between Giants & Jets
The New York Giants host the New York Jets in MetLife Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 29. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. ET on CBS.
This week's game marks the 15th regular-season meeting between the teams. However, the teams have met every summer in the preseason since 1969, excluding the 2020 pandemic year.
From 1984-2020, the organizations were the only two in the league to share a stadium.
A win on Sunday would improve the Giants' all-time record against the Jets to 9-6. The Jets have won the last two meetings - 23-20 on Dec. 6, 2015 and 34-27 on Nov. 10, 2019 - following a five-game Giants winning streak spanning from 1996 to 2011.
Here are numbers & stats to know for the Week 8 matchup.
*QB Daniel Jones has 65+ comp. pct. in 9 of his past 10 starts. Passed for 308 yards & 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 121.7 rating in last meeting.
*QB Tyrod Taylor passed for 279 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 116.9 rating last week. Aims for his 3rd start in row with 0 INTs. Has 2+ TD passes & 90+ rating in 4 of his past 5 starts vs. NYJ.
*RB Saquon Barkley had season-high 118 scrimmage yards (77 rush, 41 rec.) & 2nd TD catch of season last week, his 10th- career rec. TD. Aims for his 4th in row with 90+ scrimmage yards.
*WR Darius Slayton had career-high 10 receptions for 121 yards & 2 rec. TDs in last meeting.
*WR Jalin Hyatt (rookie) had 75 rec. yards last week.
*TE Darren Waller led team with 7 receptions for 98 yards & had 1st rec. TD of season in Week 7, his 20th-career TD catch. Aims for his 4th in row with 5+ receptions. Had 13 receptions for career-high 200 yards & 2 rec. TDs in his last game vs. NYJ (12/6/20 w/ LV).
*DL Dexter Lawrence had 1st 2 sacks of season in Week 7, his 2nd-career 2-sack game.
*DL Leonard Williams had 1st full sack of season last week. Was selected No. 6 overall in 2015 NFL Draft by NYJ & had 17 sacks & 32 TFL in 71 games (2015-19) with NYJ.
*OLB Kayvon Thibodeaux had 1.5 sacks last week & has sack in 4 of his past 5 games. Has career-high 5.5 sacks in 2023.
*ILB Bobby Okereke led team with 11 tackles & had PD in Week 7 & aims for his 5th in row with 10+ tackles & PD . Is 1 of 3 (T.J.Watt & Quincy Williams) with 5+ TFL (6) & 5+ PD (5) in 2023.
*CB Deonte Banks (rookie) had career-high 7 tackles & 1st-career INT last week. Ranks tied-2nd among rookies with 5 PD.
*QB Zach Wilson has 0 INTs in 3 of his past 4 starts & 70+ comp. pct. in 2 of his past 3.
*RB Breece Hall led team with 93 scrimmage yards (season- high 54 rec., 39 rush) with 5 catches & rush TD in Week 6. Aims for 3rd in row with 90+ scrimmage yards & rush TD. Has TD in 5 of 6 career road games.
*RB Dalvin Cook had 218 scrimmage yards (132 rush, 86 rec.) in only career game at NYG (10/6/19 w/ Min.). Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NYG with 75+ scrimmage yards.
*WR Garrett Wilson led team with 8 catches for season-high 90 rec. yards in Week 6. Aims for 4th in row with 50+ rec. yards. Has 5+ catches in 3 of past 4. Has 80+ rec. yards in 5 of his past 6 vs. NFC.
*WR Allen Lazard has 3 catches in 3 of past 4. Has TD catch in both career games vs. NYG.
*TE Tyler Conklin has 55+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3.
*DL Quinnen Williams had 1st-career INT in Week 6. Had FR in last meeting.
*LB Quincy Williams led team with 12 tackles & had TFL, FR & PD in Week 6. Aims for 5th in row with 9+ tackles & TFL. In Week 6, Quinnen & Quincy became 1st pair of brothers to record takeaway for same team in same game since E.J. & Erin Henderson in 2010.
*LB C.J. Mosley had 9 tackles, PD & 1st FF of season in Week 6. Aims for 6th in row with 9+ tackles & 4th in row with PD.
*LB Bryce Huff led team with season-best 1.5 sacks in Week 6. Aims for 3rd in row with sack.
*CB Sauce Gardner has 6 PD in his past 4 vs. NFC.
*S Tony Adams had season-high 7 tackles, TFL & 1st-career INT in Week 6. Has 5+ tackles in each of his 4 games this season.
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