GIANTS: QB KERRY COLLINS seeks 4th consecutive 300-yard passing game vs. Vikes, inc. playoffs. Has 24,780 career pass yards & needs 220 for 25,000……RB TIKI BARBER has 11 career 100-yard rush games & needs 100 yards to pass EDDIE PRICE (11) for 3rd-most in team history. Rushed for 5.7 yards per carry (44 for 251) in past 3 vs. Min, inc. playoffs. Has 9,757 career all-purpose yards & needs 106 to pass FRANK GIFFORD (9,862) for most in club history…… WR AMANI TOOMER has 17 career 100-yard receiving games & needs 100 yards to pass HOMER JONES (17) for most in franchise history. Tied for 2nd in NFL with 3 receptions of 40+ yards & leads club with 437 yards receiving. WR IKE HILLIARD seeks 3rd consecutive 100-yard game vs. Vikes, inc. playoffs. Has 16 catches for 261 yards & 2 TDs in past 2 vs. Min……TE JEREMY SHOCKEY leads NFL TEs with 34 receptions (322 yards), 19 of which resulted in 1st down…… Defense has 20 sacks, 3rd-most in NFL…… DE MICHAEL STRAHAN had 2.0 sacks last week & has 101.5 career. Has 21 multi-sack games, 4th-most among active players……VIKINGS: Seek 10th consecutive win & have scored 30+ points in 5 of past 9 games. Offense leads NFL, avg. 6.3 yards per play……QB DAUNTE CULPEPPER saw 1st action since Week 3 & posted 133.0 passer rating vs. Broncos. Has 9 career 300-yard games & can tie WARREN MOON (10) for 2nd-most in team annals……RB MOE WILLIAMS has career-high 439 rush yards & rookie 4th-rounder RB ONTERRIO SMITH (No. 105) leads NFC rookies with 185 yards rushing……WR RANDY MOSS has 150 yards receiving in 3 of 6 games in '03, including 151-yard (10 catch) effort vs. Den. Has 11 career 150-yard games & club is 11-0 in those contests. Avgs. 18.8 yards per catch (16 for 300) in past 3 vs. NYG. WR KELLY CAMPBELL leads NFL with 4 catches of 40+ yards……T MIKE ROSENTHAL spent 1999-02 with Giants……Defense leads NFL with 16 INTs after totaling 8, 8 & 16 from 2000-02. Club leads NFL with +13 turnover ratio……DE LANCE JOHNSTONE has 5.5 sacks in past 4 games & had 33-yard INT TD vs. Den……S BRIAN RUSSELL has INT in 6 consecutive games & needs 1 for club record (PAUL KRAUSE, 6).
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Giants draft Dalvin Tomlinson in second roundJerry Reese opted for Evan Engram in the first-round of the NFL draft. In the second-round, Reese filled one glaring hole. With the 55th overall pick he chose Dalvin Tomlinson. …
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McAdoo: Evan Engram will play special teamsThe Giants head coach wants his first round pick to refine his fundamentals and study the game before he thrusts him into a starting role.
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Engram says he'll make 'immediate impact'The former Ole Miss tight end wasn't shy in describing how talented he is and why he's deserving of a first round draft choice.
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Reese compares Evan Engram to Jordan ReedJerry Reese was right to the point with his post first-round draft interview. The New York Giants chose the Ole Miss product Evan Engram, rather than Miami tight end David Njoku.
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