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Who Has The Edge? Breaking Down Giants, Redskins Matchups
Redskins Pass Offense vs. Giants Pass Defense: New York is tied for fifth with 30 team sacks and is second with 18 interceptions. The Giants hit or pressured Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers on 17 of 33 dropbacks last week. Edge: Giants
Redskins Run Offense vs. Giants Run Defense: Alfred Morris needs 18 yards to become the fifth player to rush for 1,000 yards this season. Robert Griffin III was able to run the option effectively in the teams’ first meeting, gaining 89 yards on nine runs. Edge: Redskins
Giants Pass Offense vs. Redskins Pass Defense: Eli Manning threw his 200th touchdown pass last weekend to become the Giants’ all-time leader in that category. Victor Cruz is has the fifth-most catches amongst all NFC receivers. Edge: Giants
Giants Run Offense vs. Redskins Run Defense: Ahmad Bradshaw ran for 43 yards on 12 carries on Oct. 21 – his second-lowest total of the season. The Redskins rank third against the run at 89.2 yards allowed a game. Edge: Redskins