Giants vs. Dolphins Game Report

DE MICHAEL STRAHAN needs 3.5 sacks to become 4th active player with 100.0.<BR><BR>

TEAMS MEET in Giants Stadium for 1st time since 1990……DOLPHINS: Club plays 4 of next 6 on road. Dolphins are 9-5 (.643) in weeks after bye……In past 4 vs. NFC, QB JAY FIEDLER has completed 64 of 106 passes (60.4 pct.) for 771 yards & 8 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 96.1 passer rating……RB RICKY WILLIAMS is NFL's 2nd-leading rusher in yards per game (115.7) & is on pace for 1,851 rushing yards. Led NFL & set team record in '02 with 1,853 yards. Williams (76) needs 28 carries to set NFL record for most in 3-game span (EARL CAMPBELL, 103, 1981)……WR CHRIS CHAMBERS has caught 16 passes in past 3, tying career-best 3-game string. Inside 20, offense is NFL's 2nd-best with 6 TDs in 7 trips (85.7) & defense in No. 1 in NFL, allowing 0 TDs in 8 possessions……Brooklyn, NY-native DE ADEWALE OGUNLEYE (Tottenville H.S., Staten Island, NY) has 2.0 sacks with 8 quarterback hurries & 10 total tackles. Club has yet to allow rushing TD……Opponents have NFL's worst avg. drive start after kickoffs (21.0)……GIANTS: Club plays consecutive games vs. AFC East (at NE)……QB KERRY COLLINS' 6 TD passes in 1st 3 games is best career start. Has 6 TDs vs. 0 INTs in past 2 vs. AFC foes. Had "perfect game" in last contest vs. AFC, totaling highest possible passer rating (158.3) vs. Indy on 12/22/02 (23 of 29, 366 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INTs)……RB TIKI BARBER has rushed for 100 yards in 2 of past 4 vs. AFC & 3 of past 4 overall. Has 4,506 career rushing yards & needs 133 to pass ALEX WEBSTER (4,638) for 3rd-most in club history. Has 361 career receptions & needs 7 to pass FRANK GIFFORD (367) for 3rd in club annals……WR AMANI TOOMER seeks 4th consecutive 100-yard receiving game vs. AFC & avgs 7.7 receptions & 140.3 yards (23 for 421) with 4 TDs in past 3 vs. AFC. WR IKE HILLIARD tied career-high with 2 TD catches in Week 3 vs. Wash……TE JEREMY SHOCKEY has at least 60 yards receiving in past 3 vs. AFC……Defense has 13 sacks through 3 games, highest total in 1st 3 games since posting 13 in '98…..DE MICHAEL STRAHAN needs 3.5 sacks to become 4th active player with 100.0.


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