But the most significant scoring differential has occurred in the red zone. On 24 trips inside the opponent's 20-yard line, the Giants have scored 82 points. They have seven touchdowns, for an NFL-low 29.2 percent touchdown rate. Their opponents have made an almost identical number of trips in the Giants red zone - 25. They have 11 touchdowns (44 percent) and have scored 107 points, or 25 more than the Giants. That is more than the 19-point overall differential.
The Giants average starting points after receiving a kickoff is the 24.7-yard line, the worst in the NFL.
Kerry Collins has thrown for 2,041 yards, the most in the NFC. If he stays on top, he would become the first Giants quarterback to lead the conference in passing yardage since Phil Simms in 1985 (with 3,829 yards),
Linebacker Micheal Barrow did not practice again because of a sore hamstring, but Fassel said he expects Barrow to play Sunday.