Big Blue Notes

While QB Kerry Collins and WR Amani Toomer are at the top of their game, the Giants running game and red zone offense is clearly at the bottom.

The Giants lead the NFL in fewest first downs allowed per game. In four games, their opponents have just 56 first downs, or 14 a game.

The Giants are second in the NFL in yards allowed per game, with 259.8. Carolina is first with 239.8.

The Giants continue to have trouble running the ball. Their average gain per rush of 2.7 yards is the lowest in the NFL.

The Giants have scored four touchdowns, tying them with Houston for the second-lowest figure in the league, behind Cincinnati (two).

Kerry Collins' 199-yard performance at Arizona kept him atop the NFC in passing yardage. Collins has thrown for 1,130 yards, 19 more than Green Bay's Brett Favre. Collins is third in the NFL in passing yardage, trailing only Drew Bledsoe (1,345) and Tom Brady (1,326).

Amani Toomer is third in the NFC with 358 receiving yards.

The Giants remain last in the NFC in offensive red zone efficiency. They have scored two touchdowns in 11 red zone possessions (18.2 percent).

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