Seahawks-Giants CapsuleDecember 12, 2013 @ 10:02 am
(AP) - SEATTLE (11-2) At N.Y. GIANTS (5-8)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE _ Seahawks by 6 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD _ Seattle 9-4, New York 5-8
SERIES RECORD _ Giants lead 9-6
LAST MEETING _ Seahawks beat Giants 36-25, Oct. 9, 2011
LAST WEEK _ Seahawks lost to 49ers 19-17; Giants lost to Chargers 37-14
AP Pro32 RANKING _ Seahawks No. 1, Giants No. 23
SEAHAWKS OFFENSE _ OVERALL (12), RUSH (3), PASS (21)
SEAHAWKS DEFENSE _ OVERALL (1), RUSH (14), PASS (1)
GIANTS OFFENSE _ OVERALL (25), RUSH (27), PASS (16)
GIANTS DEFENSE _ OVERALL (10), RUSH (11), PASS (15)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Seahawks have chance to clinch NFC West and No. 1 seed for postseason with win and losses by San Francisco and New Orleans. ... Russell Wilson needs one touchdown pass to become third quarterback in NFL history with 50-plus TDs passing in first two seasons. ... WR Doug Baldwin had career-high eight catches for 136 yards and TD in last meeting. ... Seattle has NFL's No. 1 defense. Its 28 takeaways is tied for second most. ... CB Richard Sherman has four interceptions, giving him 16 since 2011, most in league in that span. ...Seahawks DE Cliff Avril has 5 1/2 sacks in past seven games. ... DE Chris Clemons had two sacks and forced fumble in last game vs. Giants. ... Giants QB Eli Manning has been sacked career-high 32 times. His 20 interceptions are tied for league lead with Jets' Geno Smith. ... RB Andre Brown has rushed for 11 TDs in his last 14 games. ... WR Victor Cruz needs 27 yards receiving for third straight 1,000-yard season. ... WR Hakeem Nicks has not caught TD this season, but has one in last two games vs. Seattle. ... TE Brandon Myers has touchdown catches in three straight games. ... DE Justin Tuck has seven sacks in last three games. ... Safety Antrel Rolle leads team with four interceptions, 10 passes defended and 77 tackles. ... DT Cullen Jenkins has three sacks in last three games.
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