Giants vs. Bucs Game Report

RB TIKI BARBER has 5,111 career rushing yards & needs 186 to pass JOE MORRIS (5,296) in 2nd in club history.<BR><BR>

GIANTS: Are 40-5 (.889) under head coach JIM FASSEL when leading at half……QB KERRY COLLINS leads NFL with 417 attempts & 244 completions & NFC with 2,655 passing yards. Needs 345 yards for 4th consecutive 3,000-yard passing season……RB TIKI BARBER has 5,111 career rushing yards & needs 186 to pass JOE MORRIS (5,296) in 2nd in club history. Needs 82 yards for 3rd-career 1,000-yard season. Faces his twin brother, Bucs CB Barber, for 3rd time……WR AMANI TOOMER leads club with 750 yards (43 catches). WR IKE HILLIARD on pace for career-best 78 receptions. Rookie 6th-round WR DAVID TYREE had 1st-career catch last week, posting 5 receptions for team-leading 106 yards vs. Eagles……Defense's 28 sacks tie (NYJ) for 2nd in NFL (SF, 29)……DE MICHAEL STRAHAN has 9.0 sacks in past 7 games & 105.5 in career, 4th-most among active players……LB MICHAEL BARROW ties for 2nd among LBs with 3 forced fumbles……K MATT BRYANT returned to action last week & connected on 30-yard FG......BUCCANEERS: QB BRAD JOHNSON has 19 TD passes & needs 1 for 4th-career 20 TD year. Has 55-34 (.618) record as starter, 5th-best among active players (min. 50 starts). Has completed 60.0 pct. of pass attempts in each of his 7 seasons as NFL starter……RB THOMAS JONES had 1st 100-yard rushing game with Bucs last week, gaining 134 yards on 9 carries, including career-long 61-yard run. RB MICHAEL PITTMAN ranks 2nd among RBs with 50 receptions (387 yards, 2 TDs)……WR KEENAN MC CARDELL leads club with 748 receiving yards (49 rec.) & 8 TDs. Has 689 career receptions & needs 11 for 700 career. WR KEYSHAWN JOHNSON had 10 catches (1 TD) for 98 yards in last game vs. Giants (w/ Jets, 12/5/99)……DE SIMEON RICE has 26 multi-sack games, 3rd-most among active players. DT WARREN SAPP has 75.0 sacks & needs 3.5 to tie LEE ROY SELMON (78.5) for tops in team history……CB RONDE BARBER had 1st-career INT vs. Giants on 10/4/98. Teamed with brother & Giants RB Tiki at Cave Spring HS in Roanoke, VA & Univ. of Virginia.

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