5-3: Giants one of 2 teams with winning record vs. Bill Belichick

5 THINGS YOU'LL FIND ON THIS POST
1 Rookie QBs vs. Bill Belichick
2 Pats' dominance defense by the numbers
3 Tom Brady's career by the numbers ... lots of numbers
4 Giants' productivity missing with injury
5 Giants, Patriots series history, QB comparisons

New York Giants at

New England Patriots

Thursday, Oct. 10, 5:20 p.m. ET (FOX, NFLN)

Gillette Stadium (65,878)

Foxboro, Mass.

Giants: 2-3; Patriots: 5-0

Patriots -17; over/under 41


18-5

Bill Belichick's record as Patriots head coach vs. rookie QBs

(11-0 at home)

ROOKIE QBs TO BEAT
BELICHICK-LED PATRIOTS
YEAR QB TEAM SCORE
2004 Ben Roethlisberger PIT 34-20
2009 Mark Sanchez NYJ 16-9
2010 Colt McCoy CLE 34-14
2012 Russell Wilson SEA 24-23
2013 Geno Smith NYJ *30-27
*Was Smith's 2nd game vs. Pats that season (lost first)

18

Tom Brady is on an 18-game home winning streak

71,923

Patriots QB Tom Brady passed Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre for third in career passing yards

MOST CAREER PASSING YARDS
RNK NAME YRS YDS
1 Drew Brees 2001-19 74,845
2 Peyton Manning 1998-2015 71,940
3 Tom Brady 2000-19 71,923
4 Brett Favre 1991-2010 71,838
5 Dan Marino 1983-99 61,361

PATS SACK ATTACK

5, 4

Patriots have at least 5 sacks in 4 straight games

77

Patriots on pace for 77 sacks

  • 72: NFL record (1984 Bears)

  • 66: Patriots franchise record (1963)


RECORD-SETTING PACE

109

Patriots on pace to allow 109 points this season; 16-game NFL record is 165 (2000 Ravens)

35

Patriots on pace to intercept 35 passes

  • 39: NFL record (1986 49ers)

  • 31: Patriots franchise record (1964)

26

Patriots on pace to allow opponents to convert 26 third downs; 16-game NFL record is 49 (1991 Saints)


Fewest points allowed through team's first 5 games, since 1970

1988

Patriots are first team not allow 0 passing TDs through first 5 games since 1988 Browns

PATRIOTS' ALL-TIME 5-O STARTS, SEASON FINISH
CC: Conf. Championship Game; SB: Super Bowl
YR FINAL RECORD PLAYOFFS
2019 ??? ???
2015 12-4 L, CC
2007 16-0 L, SB
2004 14-2 W, SB
1974 7-7 None

73

Tom Izzo 73rd different player to catch Brady regular-season TD pass, extending QB’s record

PATRIOTS' ALL-TIME 5-O STARTS, SEASON FINISH
CC: Conf. Championship Game; SB: Super Bowl
YR FINAL RECORD PLAYOFFS
2019 ??? ???
2015 12-4 L, CC
2007 16-0 L, SB
2004 14-2 W, SB
1974 7-7 None

CAREER COMPARISON,
DANIEL JONES VS. TOM BRADY
DJ STAT TB
4 Games 274
3 Starts 272
2-1 W-L 212-60
109 Att. 9,562
70 Comp. 6,122
64.2 Comp. % 64
760 Pass yds. 71,923
4 Pass TDs 527
3 INTs 173
85.4 Pass rat. 97.6
9 Sacked 480
13 Rushes 587
78 Rush yds. 1,000
2 Rush TDs 20
3 Fumbles 118

998

Giants' top 3 playmakers, responsible for 998 yards, will not play Thursday

  • 378 yards: TE Evan Engram, sprained MCL

  • 311: RB Saquon Barkley, sprained ankle

  • 309: WR Sterling Shepard, concussion

107, 2

RB Wayne Gallman, Giants' No. 2 rusher (107 yards, 2 TDs), also likely out Thursday (concussion)

2019 STATS (NFL RANK, THROUGH WEEK 5)
GIANTS OFFENSE PATRIOTS
19.4 (24) Scoring 31.0 (3)
364.8 (15) Total 378.2 (11)
248.8 (14) Passing 279.2 (6)
116.0 (15) Rushing 99.0 (21)
GIANTS DEFENSE PATRIOTS
25.0 (24) Scoring 6.8 (1)
409.4 (30) Total 238.4 (1)
279.4 (28) Passing 160.4 (1)
130.0 (23) Rushing 78.0 (3)
GIANTS MISC. PATRIOTS
13.0 (T12) Sacks for 24.0 (1)
11 (T13) Sacks allowed 8 (T7)
31 (5) Penalties against 35 (T11)
29:04 (21) Poss. 32:42 (4)
-5 (T29) Turnover marg. +7 (T1)

4, .5

Giants LB Markus Golden has at least a 1/2 sack in 4 straight games

Longest such NYG streak since Olivier Vernon (4 games, 2017-18)

5

Giants have started 5 rookie draft picks in 2019, a team record for first 5 weeks of a season (post-merger)


Teams to start at least 5 rookie draft picks this season


Patriots have gained 106 first downs, one more than Giants


Patriots have allowed only 66 first downs; Giants have given up 101


Giants have scored 12 TDs, while Pats are up to 19


Patriots have given up only 4 TDs, while Giants have surrendered


Giants have a -5 turnover margin


Patriots have +7 turnover differential


SUPER STINKER

7-23

Giants' regular-season record vs. reigning Super Bowl champs

7

Giants have lost 7 straight regular-season games vs. reigning Super Bowl champs

12/13/1998

Giants' last regular-season win vs. reigning Super Bowl champ

(13-0 over Denver)


2

Giants 1 of 2 teams with winning record vs. Bill Belichick

(5-3; Denver is 13-10)

2 of Giants' 5 victories came in Super Bowl

6-6

All-time series record

  • 4-1: Patriots’ advantage in games at Giants

  • 3-2: Giants’ advantage in games at Patriots

  • 2-0: Giants advantage in Super Bowls

5-5

Giants and Patriots have split last 10 head-to-head meetings

  • 2015: Patriots 27 at Giants 26

  • 2012: **Giants 21, Patriots 17

  • 2011: Giants 24, at Patriots 20

  • 2008: **Giants 17, Patriots 14

  • 2007: Patriots 38, at Giants 35

  • 2003: at Patriots 17, Giants 6

  • 1999: at Patriots 16, Giants 14

  • 1996: Patriots 23, at Giants 22

  • 1990: Giants 13, at Patriots 10

  • 1987: at Giants 17, Patriots 10

    ** Super Bowls


2019 RESULTS, SCHEDULES
GIANTS WEEK PATRIOTS
L 35-17 at DAL 1 W 33-3 vs. PIT
L 28-14 vs. BUF 2 W 43-0 at MIA
W 32-31 at TB 3 W 30-14 vs. NYJ
W 24-3 vs. WAS 4 W 16-10 at BUF
L 28-10 vs. MIN 5 W 33-7 at WAS
at NWE 6 vs. NYG
vs. ARI 7 at NYJ
at DET 8 vs. CLE
vs. DAL 9 at BAL
at NYJ 10 Bye
Bye 11 at PHI
at CHI 12 vs. DAL
vs. GB 13 at HOU
at PHI 14 vs. KC
vs. MIA 15 at CIN
at WAS 16 vs. BUF
vs. PHI 17 vs. MIA

ODDS & ENDS

3-2

Patriots' record against the spread; Giants are 2-3

1-4
Over/under is 1-4 in Patriots games; 2-3 in Giants game


Source: nfl.com; The Associated Press; pro-football-reference.com; teamrankings.com; vegas-insider.com; New England Patriots; New York Giants