Kerry Collins leads the NFC with an average gain of 7.71 yards per pass
attempt. Collins is averaging 8.57 yards per third-down attempt, which also
leads the conference. Collins is third in the NFC with 1,565 passing yards.
Tiki Barber is eighth in the NFC with 601 yards from scrimmage (365 rushing
and 236 receiving).
Eagles punter Sean Landeta, a former Giant, is second in the NFC with a
45.2-yard gross average.
The Giants and Denver Broncos are the only teams that have not given up a
successful fourth-down conversion this season. Giants opponents have failed
on all four of their fourth-down conversion attempts.
The Giants have allowed an NFL-low 91 total first downs (24 rushing, 61
passing, six via penalty). The Eagles are second with 94 first downs allowed
(27 rushing, 55 passing, 12 via penalty).
Ike Hilliard is second in the NFC with 12 third-down receptions (for 176
yards and a touchdown).
Among the Giants problems on offense have been slow-starting possessions.
Their average starting position after an opponent's kickoff is the 24.4-yard
line, which places them last in the NFC and 31st in the league. And their
average gain on first down of 4.27 yards is also last in the conference and
next-to-last in the league.
Matt Bryant of the Giants (10-for-10) and David Akers of the Eagles
(12-for-12) are the only kickers in the NFL that have not missed a field-goal
attempt this season (except for Washington's Brett Conway, who is