GIANTS: Are 40-5 (.889) under head coach JIM FASSEL when leading at half……QB JESSE PALMER completed 7 of 11 att. for 83 yards last week……RB TIKI BARBER has 5,285 career rush yards & needs 12 to pass JOE MORRIS (5,296) in 2nd in club history. Needs 108 yards for 2nd-consec. 1,200-yard season……WR AMANI TOOMER leads club with 924 yards (52 catches) & needs 76 for 5th consec. 1,000-yard season. His 17.8 yards per catch avg. ranks 2nd in NFL (min. 30 catches)……In 9 games, TE JEREMY SHOCKEY has 48 catches & 535 yards……Club ties for 2nd in NFL with 36 sacks……DE MICHAEL STRAHAN has 13.0 sacks in past 10 games. Has 109.5 career sacks, 3rd-most among active players. Has 14.0 sacks in 2003 & needs 1.0 for 3rd-career 15.0 sack season……Rookie 6th-round CB FRANK WALKER has seen action in 7 games, with 4 starts, & 2 INTs……PR BRIAN MITCHELL has NFL record 4,957 PR yards & needs 43 for 5,000...... SAINTS: Club ranks 3rd in NFL converting 45.4 pct. (84 of 185) on 3rd-down & 3rd with 62.1 redzone TD pct. (29 trips, 18 TDs)……QB AARON BROOKS leads NFC with 1.9 INT pct. (8 INTs, 413 attempts). Saints are 12-6 (.667) when Brooks has 100.0+ passer rating. Has 78 career TD passes & needs 2 to become 3rd player in club history with 80……RB DEUCE MC ALLISTER has 1,462 rushing yards & needs 38 to become 2nd player in franchise history with 1,500-yard season (GEORGE ROGERS, 1,674). Has club-record 17 career 100-yard rushing games……WR JOE HORN has 18 100-yard games & needs 100 to pass ERIC MARTIN (18) for most in team annals. Club is 15-3 when Horn tops 100 yards......TE BOO WILLIAMS has career-highs with 28 rec., 301 yards & 4 TDs……DE CHARLES GRANT has 7.0 sacks, equaling 2002 rookie total. DE WILLIE WHITEHEAD has 5.5 sacks & needs 2.0 for career-high.
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