Kickoff: 1:00pm EDT
Site: MetLife Stadium
Surface: Field Turf
TV: FOX (Ch 5 in NYC) Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Pam Oliver
Radio: WFAN 666AM and 101.9FM Bob Papa, Carl Banks and Howard Cross; ESPN Radio: Marc Kestecher, Shaun O’Hara and Ian Fitzsimmons; SIRIUS: 93 (Arz), 133 (NYG) XM: 227 (NYG)
Referee: John Parry
The Line: Cardinals by 2 1/2; O/U 42 1/2
The Series: Giants lead, 80-42-2, and have won three of past four.
Last Week: Cards defeated San Diego, 18-17, at home; Giants lost, 35-14, to the Lions in Detroit.
Last Game (10/2/11): Giants 31 at Cardinals 27. New York WR Hakeem Nicks has 10 receptions for 162 yards & TD. Giants QB Eli Manning throws for 321 yards & 2 TDs.
Last Game at Site (10/25/09): Cardinals 24, Giants 17. Arizona QB Kurt Warner completes 20 of 36 passes for 231 yards & TD. Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has 6 receptions for 83 yards.
Cardinals: OUT: LB Alex Okafor (thigh), DT Frostee Rucker (calf) QUESTIONABLE: RB Andre Ellington (foot), QB Carson Palmer (right shoulder), P Dave Zastudil (left groin) PROBABLE: G Paul Fanaika (knee), S Rashad Johnson (ankle), S Tyrann Mathieu (knee)
Giants: OUT: WR Odell Beckham (hamstring), T James Brewer (back), LB Devon Kennard (hamstring), DT Markus Kuhn (ankle) QUESTIONABLE: P Steve Weatherford (left ankle) PROBABLE: LB Jon Beason (foot), T Charles Brown (shoulder), DT Cullen Jenkins (hip), DE Jason Pierre-Paul (neck)
Have won 8 of past 10…
QB Carson Palmer passed for 304 yards, 2 TDs & 108.4 rating last week. In only start vs. NYG (9/21/08 with Cin.), passed for 286 yards, 1 TD & 98.9 rating…
RB Andre Ellington had 80 scrimmage yards (53 rush, 27 rec.) last week. RB Stepfan Taylor had 1st career rec. TD in Week 1…
WR Michael Floyd had 5 catches for 119 yards last week, his 4th career 100-yard game. WR Larry Fitzgerald has catch in 150 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. Since entering NFL in 2004, leads NFL with 96 rec. TDs (incl. playoffs). Rookie WR John Brown had GW TD catch last week (13 yards) in 4th Q…
Since 2011, CB-PR Patrick Peterson is only player with 10+ INTs (12) & 3+ PR-TDs (4). CB Antonio Cromartie has 10 INTs at MetLife Stadium, tied for most INTs in that stadium. Has 28 INTs since 2007, 5th most in NFL.
LB John Abraham is active leader with 133.5 sacks & 48 FFs. In 5 games vs. NYG (incl. playoffs), has 3 sacks & 3 FFs. DE Calais Campbell aims for 3rd in row vs. NYG with sack or FF…
QB Eli Manning has started 152 consecutive games, longest active streak by QB. Is 3-1 in career vs. Az. In last meeting, completed 27 of 40 (67.5 pct.) for 321 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 108.4 rating…
RB Rashad Jennings had 96 scrimmage yards (50 rec., 46 rush) & rush TD in NYG debut last week…In only meeting, WR Victor Cruz had 6 catches for 98 yards.
Last week, TE Larry Donnell had career-high 5 catches & 56 yards, incl. 1st career TD. WR Rueben Randle has 5 rec. TDs in past 7 games at home…
S Antrel Rolle had INT in last meeting. Had 12 INTs in 5 years with Az. (2005-09). CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had 13 INTs in 3 years with Az. (2008-10). Rolle & Rodgers-Cromartie are tied for 3rd in Az. history with 4 INT-TDs.
DE Mathias Kiwanuka had sack in last home meeting. DE Robert Ayers, Jr. had sack last week in NYG debut. DE Jason Pierre-Paul is only DE in NFL with 2 INT-TDs since 2012.