Pregame Report


Washington Redskins (6-7) at New York Giants (9-4)

Week 15 is here and the Giants are 60 minutes of good football away from the postseason for the third straight season, hopefully the playoffs this year will last longer for big blue.

Washington Redskins Scouting Report:
Thanks to Michael Eisen of, here are some offensive and defensive numbers on Washington.

The Redskins are ranked 17th in the NFL in offense, averaging 331.1 yards a game. They are 13th in rushing yardage (113.9 a game) and 15th in passing yardage (217.2). Washington is tied for 20th in scoring, averaging 19.5 points a game.

Washington is 11th in the NFL in total defense, allowing 317.8 yards a game. The Redskins are sixth vs. the run (94.8, or 1.3 less than the Giants, who are seventh) and 23rd defending the pass (222.9). They are 14th in scoring defense, giving up 21 points a game.

Washingon Inactives:
3 Sam Hollenbach
1 Jason Campbell
19 Anthony Mix
25 John Eubanks
41 Brian Kozlowski
5 Randall Godfrey
62 Mike Pucillo
73 Ryan Boschetti

New York Inactives:
13 Jared Lorenzen
6 Danny Ware
28 Gibril Wilson
3 James Butler
61 Adam Koets
7 Kevin Boothe
85 David Tyree
99 Russel Davis

Weather in East Rutherford:
Tonight…Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow or rain showers this evening…then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Blustery and cold with lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

On another note:
The Cowboys are about to lose to the Eagles. WOW. Does this mean the Giants can beat Dallas like I thought all along? I think they can.

In the News:
The Giants can clinch a playoff spot tonight, if they win.

Bob Raissman would like Tiki’s preseason comments on Eli replayed.

Brandon Jacobs has to hold onto the ball tonight or it will be a long game for the G-Men.

The Giants can start their quest to the Super Bowl on a good foot by winning their way into the playoffs on the first try.