Browns at Giants Week Five Capsule



STREAKS   4 of past 5
COACHES VS. OPP. Shurmur: 0-0 Coughlin: 8-3
LAST WEEK L 23-16 at Ravens L 19-17 at Eagles
LAST GAME 10/13/08: Giants 14 at Browns 35. Cleveland WR Braylon Edwards records 5 catches for career-high 154 yards (30.8 avg.) & 1 TD as Browns defeat New York on Monday night.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/26/04: Giants 27, Browns 10. New York races to 17-0 halftime lead en route to Week 3 victory. Giants RB Tiki Barber records 106 rushing yards & 1 TD.
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 106 (Cle.), 94 (NYG). XM: 227 (NYG). 


PASSING Weeden (R): 90-167-3-7-60.4 Manning: 103-160-1,320 (2L)-7 (T3C)-4-94.3
RUSHING Richardson (R): 64-222-3.5-3 (T3C) A. Brown: 38-198-5.2-3 (T3C)
RECEIVING Richardson (R) (RB): 15-122-8.1-1 Cruz: 32 (1L)-388 (3C)-12.1-2
OFFENSE 311.5 411.0
DEFENSE 403.3 372.3
SACKS D. Jackson: 3 Blackburn, Umenyiora: 2
INTs D. Jackson, Robertson: 2 (T1C) Boley: 3 (T2L)
PUNTING Hodges: 43.1 Weatherford: 44.5
KICKING Dawson: 31 (7/7 PAT; 8/8 FG) Tynes: 43 (3L) (10/10 PAT; 11/12 FG)


BROWNS: Rookie QB BRANDON WEEDEN has 300+ passing yards in 2 of past 3 (322 on 9/16 – most passing yards by Browns rookie; 320 on 9/27)…Rookie RB TRENT RICHARDSON aims for 4th consecutive game with rush TD. In 2 road games, Richardson averages 124.5 scrimmage yards per game. Had season-best 57 receiving yards last week. Leads AFC rookies with 222 rush yards…WR GREG LITTLE had season-high 77 rec. yards last week. Little had career-best 131 rec. yards, incl. career-long 76-yard TD catch in last road game vs. NFC (against Arz. on 12/18/11)…TE BENJAMIN WATSON had team-high 5 rec. in Week 4…Defense has 13 sacks in ’12, tied for 2nd-most in AFC (CIN., 17; HOU., 13)…LBs D’QWELL JACKSON (2) & CRAIG ROBERTSON (2) have totaled 4 INTs in ’12…Cle. is tied for AFC lead w/ 6 INTs this season…S T.J. WARD leads team with 27 tackles…DT AHTYBA RUBIN & DE JABAAL SHEARD each posted 1st sack of season last week…GIANTS: Incl. SB, QB ELI MANNING has won 7 in row vs. AFC. Has 200+ pass yards in 23 consecutive games, 2nd longest streak in NFL history. Incl. playoffs, has won 8 of past 10…RB AHMAD BRADSHAW has 6 rush TDs in past 4 vs. AFC (incl. SB). In past 10 vs. AFC (incl. SB), has 981 scrimmage yards (722 rush, 259 rec.) & 9 TDs. Rookie RB-KR DAVID WILSON ranks 3rd in NFL with 30.2 KR avg…WR VICTOR CRUZ aims for 3rd in row vs. AFC with 90+ yards. In past 3 vs. AFC, has 354 rec. yards (118 per game) & 2 TDs, incl. career-long 99-yarder, tied for longest in NFL history. Had 9 catches for 109 yards & TD last week. Since Jan. 1 (7 games), WR HAKEEM NICKS has 47 catches for 757 yards (108.1 per game; 16.1 avg.) & 6 TDs. WR DOMENIK HIXON had 6 catches for 114 yards in Week 4. TE MARTELLUS BENNETT has TD catch in 3 of 1st 4 games with NYG…DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL aims for 6th in row vs. AFC with sack. Has 7 sacks in past 5 vs. AFC. LB MICHAEL BOLEY leads NFL LBs with 3 INTs. Incl. SB, DE JUSTIN TUCK has 3 sacks in past 2 vs. AFC. DE OSI UMENYIORA aims for 3rd in row with sack.

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