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The Associated Press

NEW YORK GIANTS (1-2) at WASHINGTON (1-2)

Thursday, 8:25 p.m. ET, CBS and NFL Network

OPENING LINE — Redskins by 4 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD — New York 1-2, Washington 2-1

SERIES RECORD — Giants lead 95-65-4

LAST MEETING — Giants beat Redskins 20-6, Dec. 29, 2013

LAST WEEK — Giants beat Texans 30-17; Redskins lost to Eagles 37-34

AP PRO32 RANKING — Giants No. 25, Redskins No. 23

GIANTS OFFENSE — OVERALL (25), RUSH (18), PASS (22).

GIANTS DEFENSE — OVERALL (22), RUSH (14), PASS (22).

REDSKINS OFFENSE — OVERALL (2), RUSH (9), PASS (3).

REDSKINS DEFENSE — OVERALL (4), RUSH (3), PASS (10).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Home teams are 3-0 in Thursday night games this season. … Giants scored more points in Week 3 (30) than in Weeks 1 and 2 combined (28). … New York QB Eli Manning had 123.2 rating and no interceptions in Sunday’s win after combined 69.2 rating and four picks in two losses. … Giants RB Rashad Jennings rushed for career-high 176 yards vs. Texans. … New York WR Victor Cruz had 17th career regular-season 100-yard game Sunday, tying him with Homer Jones for second most in franchise history behind Amani Toomer (22). Cruz leads all NFL active WRs with 10 receptions of 60-plus yards. … Giants rank last in NFL in punt coverage, allowing 15 yards per return. … Washington seeking to end seven-game losing streak vs. NFC East. … Redskins are 3-0 in home Thursday games. … Washington is only NFL team ranked in Top 5 in both offense and defense. … Redskins had zero sacks in Weeks 1 and 3, yet tied franchise record with 10 vs. Jaguars in Week 2. … Washington has scored 75 points in last two games. … Washington QB Kirk Cousins, subbing for Robert Griffin III (dislocated ankle), threw for career-high 427 yards in loss to Eagles. His 105.8 rating ranks fourth in NFL. … Redskins average NFL-best 6.7 yards on first down. … Washington also ranks second in time of possession (34:54). … Redskins are without three-time Pro Bowl CB DeAngelo Hall, out for season with ruptured Achilles tendon.

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