Giants hope to beat Texans, move above .500

Justin Tuck had three sacks last week.

(Evan Pinkus / Associated Press)

The storyline
The Giants defense had nine sacks in the Bears' first 20 pass plays a week ago and face a team that tends to drop back an awful lot.

Why you should watch
Brian Cushing, last season's Rookie of the Year, returns for his first action of 2010 after serving a four-game suspension. Both of teams have some elite pass rushers.

Did you know?
Giants wideout Hakeem Nicks is tied for the NFC lead with four receiving touchdowns. ... New York's Ahmad Bradshaw had a career-high 23 carries last week. ... The Texans have won four of five against NFC opponents. ... Houston's Mario Williams has five sacks in his past five home games.

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