With game day nearing, we delve into the scouting report to break down the Giants' Week 12 opponent, the Washington Redskins
Here are some numbers that tell the story about Washington, including how they have fared so far in the 2015 season and the Giants' history against them…
3: The Giants registered 3 sacks against the Giants before the bye week, which was a season-high mark.
6: The Giants have 6 games remaining on their schedule, including two against NFC East opponents. Those six games are against opponents with a combined 34-26 record.
9: Washington's offense has turned the ball over at least once in 9 of 10 games this season. Since the Week 8 bye, the Redskins have turned the ball over seven times in three games, including five a week ago against Carolina.
9: Sunday could mark the season debut for former 2009 first-round pick Hakeem Nicks. Nicks ranks 9th all-time on the Giants' franchise receptions and receiving yardage list after five seasons with the team.
13: The Giants own a +13 turnover differential, which is tied with Carolina for the best mark in the NFL. The Giants have 23 takeaways, which is second to the Panthers' 25.
16: Giants quarterback Eli Manning is 16-6 in his career against the Redskins. He has thrown 25 touchdowns compared to 18 interceptions.
17: Washington's defense has notched 17 sacks this season. Ryan Kerrigan is responsible for 4.5 of those sacks. The Giants have allowed 15 sacks this season, good for the fourth-fewest in the NFL.
19: Washington is tied for fourth in the NFL with 19 turnovers on the season. Kirk Cousins has accounted for 10 of those turnovers via interceptions.
20: The Washington defense has allowed 20 touchdowns through the air this season, which is tied for third-most in the NFL along with Philadelphia. Last week, Cam Newton passed for a career-high five touchdowns against the Redskins.
28: Washington ranks 28th in total yards per game (332.8). The team ranks 20th in passing (237.5 yards per game) and 25th in rushing (95.3 yards per game).
47: Tight end Jordan Reed leads Washington with 47 receptions for 443 yards and a team-high six touchdowns. Reed is questionable for Sunday's game after sustaining a knee injury against the Panthers late last week.