Giants vs Niners Week Six Capsule

NEW YORK GIANTS (3-2) AT SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (4-1)

SERIES

GIANTS 49ERS
SERIES LEADER Series tied, 14-14  
STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Coughlin: 5-1 Harbaugh: 1-1
LAST WEEK W 41-27 vs. Browns W 45-3 vs. Bills
LAST REG-SEA GAME 11/13/11: Giants 20 at 49ers 27. San Francisco DT Justin Smith knocks down New York QB Eli Manning’s 4th-down pass from 49ers’ 10-yard line with :34 remaining to preserve victory.
LAST REG-SEA GAME AT SITE 11/13/11
BROADCAST FOX (1:25 PM PT): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 92 (NYG), 86 (SF). XM: 229 (SF). 

STATS

PASSING Manning: 128-197-1,579 (2L)-10 (T3C)-5-96.0 Ale. Smith: 94-137-1,087-8-1-108.7 (1L)
RUSHING Bradshaw: 65-333-5.1-2 Gore: 80-432-5.4-4 (T1C)
RECEIVING Cruz: 37 (3C)-438-11.8-5 (T1L) Crabtree: 27-311-11.5-1
OFFENSE 429.2 (1C) 401.2
TAKE/GIVE +4 +5
DEFENSE 372.8 262.6 (2L)
SACKS Blackburn, Umenyiora: 2 Ald. Smith: 4.5
INTs Boley: 3 (T3L) 4 tied: 1
PUNTING Weatherford: 45.2 Lee: 47.5
KICKING Tynes: 54 (1L) (15/15 PAT; 13/14 FG) Akers: 47 (T3C) (17/17 PAT; 10/13 FG)

NOTES

REMATCH of 2011 NFC Champ Game (NYG 20, SF 17 in OT)…GIANTS: Incl. playoffs, QB ELI MANNING has won 4 of 5 vs. SF. Has 200+ pass yards in 24 consecutive games, 2nd longest streak in NFL history. Incl. playoffs, has won 9 of past 11…RB AHMAD BRADSHAW had 126 scrimmage yards (74 rush, 52 rec.) in NFC Champ. Rushed for career-high 200 yards last week. Rookie RB DAVID WILSON had 40-yard TD run vs. Browns… WR VICTOR CRUZ had career-best 3 TDs in Week 5. Had 10 catches for 142 yards in NFC Champ. Since Jan. 1 (7 games), WR HAKEEM NICKS has 47 catches for 757 yards (108.1 per game; 16.1 avg.) & 6 TDs. Rookie WR RUEBEN RANDLE had career-high 6 catches & 82 yards last week…LB MICHAEL BOLEY leads NFL LBs with 3 INTs. DE JUSTIN TUCK has 5 sacks in 4 career meetings, incl. 1.5 in NFC Champ. In 4 meetings (incl. playoffs), DE OSI UMENYIORA has 3.5 sacks, 2 FRs & FF. CB COREY WEBSTER aims for 3rd in row vs. SF (incl. playoffs) with INT or FF…49ERS: Last week became 1st team in NFL history with 300+ rush (311) & pass (310) yards. Had franchise-record 621 total net yards. QB ALEX SMITH leads NFL with 108.7 rating & had 156.3 rating last week. In career, SF is 13-0 when he starts & has 100+ rating. Has won 18 of past 22 starts…Since 2006, RB FRANK GORE has 7,449 rush yards, 2nd most in NFL. RB KENDALL HUNTER had 17-yard TD run in last reg. season meeting…Incl. playoffs, TE VERNON DAVIS has 3 TDs in past 2 vs. NYG, incl. 3 catches for 112 yards (37.3 avg.) & 2 TDs in NFC Champ. Had 106 yards last week. Has 8 TDs in past 7 (incl. playoffs). Since 2009 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL TEs with 34 TDs. WR MARIO MANNINGHAM faces former team (2008-11) for 1st time. Has TD in each of past 2 meetings (both for NYG), incl. NFC Champ. In past 6 vs. NYG, WR RANDY MOSS has 4 games with 100+ yards & 2+ TDs. In those 4, has 30 catches for 512 yards (128 per game) & 9 TDs. WR MICHAEL CRABTREE had 6 catches for 113 yards & TD last week…DT JUSTIN SMITH had sack in NFC Champ. Incl. playoffs, LB ALDON SMITH has 20.5 sacks in past 20. Since 2007, LB PATRICK WILLIS is 1 of 2 players with 15+ sacks (17) & 6+ INTs (6).

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