So the Lions are 2-3 against the G-men, (in the last 5 matchups)... but..Did you know?....the last 2 times the Lions played in NY, they not only won both games, but out scored the Giants 59-34?... yeah, almost 30pts/game..... oh and the years we did that.... '00 and '04. (I didn't believe or remember that either)
More info to come after the Jump.....
Dec 12th, 2000.... Lions(7-4) Vs Giants (7-4) (Batch, Moore, Morton, Stewart)
Final Lions 31, Giants 21.... http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2000111907/2000/REG12/lions@giants/analyze
Oct 24th, 2004.... Lions 28, Giants 13 (Kevin Jones, Pianoman, Roy Williams, Pinner(?!)) MOOCH!
The link above has a great recap of the game, with info that will blow your mind, like...
Joey Harrington's QB rating was 140.5... go figure! (82% comp???)
Coughlin dropped to 1-2 against the Lions(at that time)
Coughlin also dropped to 52-12 when leading at half(the halftime score was 10-7
Watch the highlights here.... http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2004102407/2004/REG7/lions@giants/watch
From the Link above...
Here's a nice chart that shows current rankings per home/away offense and defense and how the teams stack up....
|Detroit's Overall Scoring vs New York's Overall Defense||25.2||6||19.6||14|
|Detroit's Road Passing vs New York's Home Defense||229.3||10||103.0||1|
|Detroit's Road Rushing vs New York's Home Defense||68.7||28||103.0||16|
|New York's Overall Scoring vs Detroit's Overall Defense||21.2||14||22.4||23|
|New York's Home Passing vs Detroit's Road Passing Defense||268.3||10||238.7||23|
|New York's Home Rushing vs Detroit's Road Rushing Defense||138.0||8||125.3||23|
That's all I'll rip off for now... enjoy the link and book mark it! Seems like a great place for info.
Thanks again to SportsBookReview for the info!