Giants vs. Falcons Game Report

WR IKE HILLIARD is on pace for career-best 90 receptions.<BR><BR>

FALCONS: Head coach DAN REEVES has 199 career wins & needs 1 to become 6th coach to reach 200. Spent 1993-96 as head coach of Giants, leading club to divisional playoffs in ‘93……QB DOUG JOHNSON led club to win in last meeting, posting 121.6 passer rating……RB T.J. DUCKETT has 378 rush yards through 8 games after gaining 507 during 2002 rookie year. RB WARRICK DUNN seeks 15th-career 100-yard game & 2nd vs. Giants......WR PEERLESS PRICE has at least 1 catch in 58 consecutive games……TE ALGE CRUMPLER ranks 2nd among NFC TEs with 363 yards receiving (24 catches). His 7 receptions of 20+ yards are tops in NFC & 3rd-best for NFL TEs. Is on pace for 48 catches, which would top club record for TEs (JUNIOR MILLER, 46, 1980)……DT ELLIS JOHNSON leads NFC & ranks 2nd among NFL DTs with 4.0 sacks......CB JURAN BOLDEN made 1st start of season vs. Phil. Had INT in last meeting. Rookie 2nd-round S BRYAN SCOTT (No. 55) leads club with 10 special teams tackles……GIANTS: Club 40-5 (.889) under head coach JIM FASSEL when leading at half……QB KERRY COLLINS leads NFL with 333 attempts, 194 completions & 2,185 passing yards……RB TIKI BARBER has 11 career 100-yard rushing games & needs 100 to pass EDDIE PRICE (11) for 3rd-most in team history. Has 9,989 all-purpose yards & needs 11 to become 1st Giant with 10,000. RB DORSEY LEVENS was 1st team all-ACC choice as senior at Georgia Tech……WR AMANI TOOMER has 388 career receptions while Barber has 387. They need 8 & 9 to pass club all-time leader JOE MORRISON (395). Toomer posted 6 receptions for 127 yards (1 TD) vs. Jets & has 18 career 100-yard receiving games, passing HOMER JONES (17) for most by Giant. Leads club with 660 yards receiving. WR IKE HILLIARD is on pace for career-best 90 receptions……TE JEREMY SHOCKEY leads NFL TEs with 45 receptions & 489 yards receiving……Defense has 27 sacks, tied for most in NFL (NYJ, SF)……DE MICHAEL STRAHAN has 8.0 sacks in past 5 games & 104.5 in career, 4th-most among active players……LB MICHAEL BARROW tied for NFL lead among LBs with 3 forced fumbles.

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