Site: Gillette Stadium
TV: WNBC4 NY Bob Papa, Carl Banks, Howard Cross and Bruce Beck; NFLN Spiro Dedes, Mike Mayock and Alex Flanagan
Radio: WFAN 660AM and 101.9FM Chris Carrino, Roman Oben and Paul Dottino
So far...the Giants kicked off the 2013 preseason with an 18-13 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Heinz Field. In their second game, the Giants lost to the Indianapolis Colts, 20-12, in MetLife Stadium. In their third game, the Giants lost to the Jets 24-21 in overtime in MetLife Stadium. The Patriots defeated the Philadelphia Eagles, 31-22, in their preseason opener in Lincoln Financial Field. In their second game, the Patriots defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 25-21, in Gillette Stadium. In their third game, the Patriots lost to the Detroit Lions 40-9 in Ford Field.
The series: the Giants and the Patriots are meeting for the 23rd time in the preseason, with the Giants leading the series, 14-8. This is the ninth consecutive year the two teams have ended the preseason against one another. In the regular season, the Giants and Patriots have met nine times, with the Patriots leading the series, 5-4. The Giants and Patriots last met in the 2012 preseason, when when the Giants beat the Patriots, 6-3, in MetLife Stadium. The Giants defeated the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, 17-14, and Super Bowl XLVI, 21-17.
From last night's GEICO SportsNite....