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Quick Take: Giants (6-3) at Lions (6-3)

Last meeting
In 2004, QB Joey Harrington threw for 230 yards and two touchdowns as the Lions defeated the Giants 28-13. The Lions also registered six sacks in the game.

The Lions have won the last two meetings and hold a 20-17-1 advantage in the overall series.

Last week
QB Eli Manning threw two interceptions in the Giants' 31-20 loss to division rival Dallas, ending a six game winning streak. The Lions were held to minus-18 yards rushing and turned the ball over five times in a 31-21 loss to Arizona.

At stake
This game could have wild-card playoff implications with the teams sharing identical records and trailing division leaders. The Lions also look to keep their home record spotless.

Key matchup
Rookie vs. rookie. Given the Lions lack of a running attack, Giants rookie CB Aaron Ross is sure to get a few opportunities to add to his three picks on the season when he lines up against fellow rookie Calvin Johnson. But the Lions lanky wideout averages 17 yards per reception, second on the team only to TE Shaun McDonald, who isn't afraid to stretch the field as well.

Did you know?
Giants QB Eli Manning is on pace to join Phil Simms as the only Giants QBs with 3,000-plus yards and 20-plus TDs for three straight seasons. ... Detroit QB Jon Kitna leads the NFC with a 67.8 completion percentage.

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