As the Giants head to Atlanta this weekend and play in the final stretch of the season, here are some milestones to keep an eye on in the upcoming weeks:
QB Eli Manning
*Five completions away from breaking Phil Simms’ team record of 2,576.
*128 pass attempts away from surpassing the Giants single-season record (589 – Eli Manning, 2011).
*79 completions away from surpassing the Giants single-season record (359 – Eli Manning, 2011).
*1,505 passing yards away from surpassing the Giants single-season record (4,933 – Eli Manning, 2011).
*17 touchdown passes from breaking the Giants single-season record (36 – Y.A. Tittle, 1963).
WR Victor Cruz
*Two touchdown receptions away from 20 career receiving touchdowns.
WR Hakeem Nicks
*314 yards shy of 4,000 career receiving yards.
*Three touchdown receptions away from 30 career receiving touchdowns.
TE Martellus Bennett
*16 receptions shy of 150 career receptions.
*85 receiving yards shy of 1,500 career receiving yards.
RB Ahmad Bradshaw
*Three rushing touchdowns away from surpassing Ron Johnson (33) on the Giants all-time rushing touchdowns list and tying Frank Gifford for seventh on the Giants’ all-time list.
DE Osi Umenyiora
*5.0 sacks away from 80.0 career sacks.
DE Justin Tuck
*1.5 sacks away from 50.0 career sacks.
*One tackle away from 400 career tackles.
*Two forced fumbles away from 20 career forced fumbles.
DE Jason Pierre-Paul
*2.5 sacks away from 30.0 career sacks.
GIANTS TO WEAR SPECIAL HOF PATCHES
Commemorating 50 years of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Giants and all NFL teams wore patches last week and will do so again for this slate of games. Last week, the Giants wore them on their home blues against New Orleans. Here’s a look at the road whites they’ll wear in the Georgia Dome, courtesy of Equipment Director Joseph Skiba:
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