Numbers to know for Giants-Dolphins
The New York Giants travel south to take on the Miami Dolphins in Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 8. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. ET on FOX.
The Giants have faced the Dolphins 10 times, their fewest games against any opponent in existence at the 1970 merger. The Giants hold a four-game advantage in the series (7-3) and a three -game advantage on the road (4-1).
The Giants' only road loss against the Dolphins came in their most recent matchup on Dec. 5, 2021, when they were defeated in Hard Rock Stadium, 20-9. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak against Miami from 2007 to 2019.
Here are notes and stats to know heading into the Week 5 matchup.
*QB Daniel Jones completed 27 of 34 atts. (season-high 79.4 pct.) & had 269 yards (203 pass, 66 rush) in Week 4. Is 1 of 2 QBs (Lamar Jackson) with 2 games of 50+ rush yards in 2023. Has 300+ pass yards & 90+ rating in 2 of his past 3 road starts.
RB Saquon Barkley aims for his 6th in row on road with rush TD & 10th in row on road with 50+ scrimmage yards. Has 217 scrimmage yards (108.5 per game) & 2 rush TDs in 2 career games vs. Mia. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Mia. with 70+ scrimmage yards.
*RB Matt Breida had 5 catches & 78 scrimmage yards (48 rec., 30 rush) in Week 4, his 3rd-career game with 5+ receptions. Had 350 scrimmage yards in 12 games with Mia. in 2020.
*TE Darren Waller aims for his 3rd in row vs. Mia. with 5+ receptions & 50+ rec. yards.
*WR Wan'Dale Robinson had 5 receptions last week.
*OLB Kayvon Thibodeaux had career-high 2 sacks & 1st PD of season in Week 4. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack.
*ILB Bobby Okereke led team with 10 tackles & had 2 TFL & PD in Week 4, his 10th-career game with 10+ tackles. Had 8 tackles & PD in his last game at Mia. (10/3/21 w/ Ind.).
*ILB Micah McFadden had 1st-career PD last week. Has 7 TFL in his past 5.
*DL D.J. Davidson had 1st-career TFL last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with PD.
*DL Leonard Williams has 7 TFL in 10 career games vs. Mia.
*CB Adoree' Jackson aims for his 5th in row on road with PD.
*S Xavier McKinney aims for his 3rd in row on road with 7+ tackles. Had 6 tackles & TFL in last meeting.
*CB Deonte Banks ranks tied-5th among rookies with 3 PD.
*Dolphins lead NFL with 2,044 total yards of offense this season, most by a team in their 1st 4 games in NFL history.
*QB Tua Tagovailoa completed 25 of 35 (71.4 pct.) for 282 yards & TD vs. INT with 92.8 rating last week. Is 1 of 2 in NFL (Brock Purdy) with 90+ rating in all 4 games this season. Passed for 244 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs with 104.1 rating in last meeting. Has 13 TDs vs. 3 INTs with 110.9 rating in his past 8 home starts. Leads NFL with 1,306 pass yards & ranks 2nd with 114.4 rating in 2023.
*RB De'Von Achane (rookie) had 120 scrimmage yards (101 rush, 19 rec.) & 2 rush TDs last week. Has 353 scrimmage yards (176.5 per game) & 6 TDs (4 rush, 2 rec.) over past 2 weeks. Is 4th player all-time with 6 TDs through 1st 3 career games.
*RB Raheem Mostert is tied for NFL lead with 7 scrimmage TDs & 6 rush TDs this season. Achane (309) & Mostert (249) are only pair of teammates each with 200+ rush yards this season.
*WR Tyreek Hill had 58 rec. yards last week. Is 1 of 2 in NFL (Mike Evans) with 5+ catches & rec. TD in 3 games this season. Had 12 catches for 94 yards & TD in his last game vs. NYG (11/1/21 w/ KC). Tied for NFL lead with 4 rec. TDs & ranks 3rd with 470 rec. yards.
*WR Jaylen Waddle has 75+ rec. yards in 2 of his 3 games this season. Had 9 catches for 90 yards in last meeting.
*WR Braxton Berrios had season-high 6 catches last week.
*CB Xavien Howard has PD in 3 of 4 games this season. Has 5 PD in his past 4 at home. Had INT in last meeting.
*LB Andrew Van Ginkel tied career highs in TFL (3) & sacks (2) in Week 4. Aims for 4th in row with TFL & has sack in 2 of past 3.
*LB David Long led team with season-high 10 tackles & had 2 TFL last week. Aims for 4th in row with 7+ tackles. Has TFL in 2 of past 3. Had 8 tackles & TFL in last meeting
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