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STATS+ Giants vs. Lions by the numbers

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A statistical look at the Giants' Week 15 matchup in STATS+ presented by New York Lottery:

35.5:


NEWS
> [Anatomy of great pass defense](http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/The-Anatomy-of-Great-Pass-Defense/0fabcce5-8d44-471e-a1ae-49420e81945a)
> [Cover 3: Best regular season win?](http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Cover-3-Ranking-biggest-Giants-wins/465de08d-f9fb-46e1-a65b-a032ff3758c0)
> [Upon further review: Defense shines](http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Upon-Further-Review-Defense-shines/4eaa39f7-c20a-4f57-badc-66c580f751e2)
PHOTOS
> [5 impact players vs. Cowboys](http://www.giants.com/photos/photos/5-Impact-Players-vs-the-Cowboys/3a0b6e1b-48b6-4943-8892-fe1ac390bcb3)
VIDEOS
> [Sights and Sounds: Giants vs. Cowboys](http://www.giants.com/videos/videos/Sights-and-Sounds-Giants-defeat-Cowboys/25fa40c0-bdd0-4ec9-a6cf-ecfd153ded70)


The Giants' defense is fourth in the NFL in allowing opponents to convert just 35.5 percent of their third downs. The Cowboys were 1-for-15 on third down last week against the Giants.

300:

Odell Beckham Jr. needs 300 receiving yards (3,864) in the final three games to surpass Randy Moss (4,163) for most in NFL history through a player's first three seasons.

43.2:

The Giants have the No. 1 defense in the red zone, allowing touchdowns on just 43.2 percent of opponents' trips inside the 20.

76.3:

Opposing quarterbacks have a passer rating of 76.3 against the Giants this season. Only Denver's defense (67.4) is better in that regard. The league average is 89.7.

3,997:

Last week, Eli Manning increased his career completions total to 3,997, moving him past Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Moon (3,988) and into seventh place on the all-time list. Next up is another gold jacket wearer, John Elway (4,123).

Photos from the all-time series between the Giants and Lions

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