NFL PREVIEW: ARIZONA CARDINALS (6-6) AT NEW YORK GIANTS (5-7)
WEEK 14 // SUNDAY, DEC. 13, 2020 // 1:00 PM ET // METLIFE STADIUM // REFEREE: RONALD TORBERT
REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY:
LEADER: Giants lead all-time series, 80-45-2
STREAKS: Cardinals have won 4 of past 5
LAST GAME: 10/20/19: Cardinals 27 at Giants 21
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/20/19
QB KYLER MURRAY passed for 3 TDs vs. INT last week. Has 22 TDs passes & 10 rush TDs this season & joined CAM NEWTON (2011 & 2015) & KORDELL STEWART (1997) as only QBs with 20+ TD passes & 10+ rush TDs in single season in NFL history. Completed 14 of 21 (66.7 pct.) for 104 yards in last meeting. Has 90+ rating in 4 of his past 5 starts on road. • RB KENYAN DRAKE had rush TD in Week 13. Aims for his 4th in row overall & 5th in row on road with rush TD. Has 16 rush TDs since joining Az. in Week 9 of 2019, tied 3rd-most in NFL in that span. RB CHASE EDMONDS had career-high 150 scrimmage yards (126 rush, 24 rec.) & career-high 3 rush TDs in last meeting. Has TD in 4 of 6 road games this season. • WR DEANDRE HOPKINS had 8 catches for 52 yards & TD catch last week. Has 10 games with 5+ receptions in 2020, tied 2ndmost in NFL. Had 6 receptions for 116 yards in his only game at NYG (9/21/14 w/ Hou.). Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NYG with 6+ catches & 85+ rec. yards. Is only player with 85+ receptions & 1,000+ rec. yards in each of past 4 seasons. TE DAN ARNOLD had career-high 3rd rec. TD of season last week. • S BUDDA BAKER led team with 12 tackles & had TFL last week. Has TFL in 3 of his past 4 on road. Has 20 tackles (10 per game) in 2 career games vs. NYG. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NYG with PD. Needs 6 tackles for 3rd-straight 100+ tackle season. CB PATRICK PETERSON had sack & PD in last meeting. LB MARKUS GOLDEN had 11.5 sacks & 15 TFL in 23 games (2019-20) with NYG. LB DE’VONDRE CAMPBELL has 4 TFL in his past 5. LB JORDAN HICKS needs 7 tackles for 2nd-straight 100+ tackle season.
QB DANIEL JONES passed for 223 yards & TD vs. INT & had 35 rush yards in last meeting. Has 45+ rush yards in 3 of his past 4 at home. QB COLT MCCOY had TD vs. INT in 1st start of season last week. • RB WAYNE GALLMAN had career-high 135 rush yards in Week 13, his 1st-career 100-yard game. Has 6 rush TDs in his past 6 & aims for his 3rd in row at home with rush TD. RB ALFRED MORRIS had 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) last week, his 1st-career TD catch & 6th-career game with 2+ TDs. • TE EVAN ENGRAM has 4+ receptions in 5 of his past 6. Is 1 of 2 NFC TEs (T.J. HOCKENSON) with 40+ receptions (48) & 500+ rec,. yards (508). Is 1 of 2 TEs (TRAVIS KELCE) with 40+ receptions in each of past 4 seasons. WR GOLDEN TATE had 6 receptions for 80 yards in last meeting. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Az. with 6+ receptions & 70+ rec. yards. WR DARIUS SLAYTON aims for his 3rd in row at home with 5+ receptions & 50+ rec. yards. • LB BLAKE MARTINEZ ranks 3rd in NFL with 111 tackles, his 4thstraight 100+ tackle season. Had 10 tackles in only career game vs. Az. (12/2/18 w/ GB). Has 9+ tackles in 4 of his 5 home games this season. DL LEONARD WILLIAMS tied his career-high with 2.5 sacks last week. Has sack in 4 of his 5 home games this season. Has career-high 8.5 sacks this season & aims for his 3rd in row with sack. DE JABAAL SHEARD has 2 sacks & 6 TFL in 3 career games vs. Az. CB JAMES BRADBERRY had PD & 4th-career FF last week. S JABRILL PEPPERS had sack & 2 PD last week. Has 2+ PD in 4 of his past 5. Bradberry (16) & Peppers (10) are only pair of NFC DB teammates each with 10+ PD this season.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): TBD SIRIUS: 108 (AZ), 132 (NYG) | XM: 386 (AZ), 231 (NYG)