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Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:06 pm | Updated: 6:10 pm, Thu Sep 29, 2011.

OPENING LINE — Giants by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD — New York 2-1; Arizona 1-1-1

SERIES RECORD — Giants lead 80-42-2

LAST MEETING — Giants beat Cardinals 24-17, Oct. 25, 2009

LAST WEEK — Giants beat Eagles 29-16; Cardinals lost to Seahawks 13-10

GIANTS OFFENSE — OVERALL (18), RUSH (18), PASS (16)

GIANTS DEFENSE — OVERALL (27), RUSH (27), PASS (25)

CARDINALS OFFENSE — OVERALL (20), RUSH (15), PASS (20)

CARDINALS DEFENSE — OVERALL (18), RUSH (15), PASS (20)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Giants have eight sacks in first three games. Jean Pierre-Paul leads way with 4½, two last week against Eagles. ... Giants snapped six-game losing streak to Philadelphia. ... New York 8-7 following Monday night games since 2000. ... Win over Philadelphia was 15th fourth-quarter comeback victory for Giants QB Eli Manning. ... Manning, who had four TD passes on Monday night, needs 12 more to pass Charley Conerly for second on Giants' career list. Phil Simms has franchise record of 199. ... After allowing combined 197 yards rushing in first two games, New York gave up 177 on the ground to Philadelphia. ... Against Seattle, Arizona DE Calais Campbell had career-high 2½ sacks, 10 tackles, two tackles for loss and two quarterback hits. ... TE Jeff King, who never has caught more than three TD passes in a season, already has two for Arizona. ... Cardinals TEs King and Todd Heap have 206 yards receiving. Arizona TEs had 210 yards receiving all last season. ... Cardinals have had ball and chance to win late in both losses, which have come by combined four points. ... Through three games, Arizona rookie Patrick Peterson is second in NFL, behind San Francisco's Ted Ginn Jr., in punt return yardage. But Peterson averaging 18.4 yards per return to Ginn's 13.0. ... Cardinals LB Joey Porter needs two sacks to become 26th NFL player to reach 100 for career.

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