GIANTS-SAINTS FACT BOX

Giants vs. Saints, Monday night at Giants Stadium

Home team: Saints

Uniforms: Saints in home black, Giants in road white.

Sidelines: Giants will be on their usual home sideline, Saints on usual visitors sideline.

End zones: West end zone painted in Saints colors, east end zone in Giants colors, plus Saints signage around the stadium.

Pre-game and halftime: New Orleans "flavor'' to entertainment, with New Orleans natives Harry Connick, Jr. and Branford Marsalis performing the National Anthem. Mississippi band 3Doors Down will play at halftime.

Glitz: The Saintsations, the Saints cheerleader squad, will be in attendance.

Coin toss: New Orleans police chief Eddie Compass.

Contributions: Giants fans raised $46,000 last week during game vs. Cardinals, Giants will match that total for $92,000 donation to American Red Cross Hurricane Relief.

Donations: Organized by Rich Seubert and Ryan Kuehl, Giants players donated $141,000 to be given to Habitat For Humanity.

Pledges: Running back Tiki Barber will donate $100 for every yard he gains vs. the Saints and $500 for every touchdown, with a minimum donation of $10,000.

Collections: During Monday night's game, with the Giants matching dollar for dollar money donated by fans, with the funds going to the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund.

Tickets: More than 25,000 remained as of Wednesday night.


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