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Tonight’s game

N.Y. Giants at Washington

Time: 8:30 (ESPN)

Records: Giants (7-4), Redskins (5-6)

The skinny: Rematch from Week 7, when Giants won on 77-yard TD pass to Victor Cruz with 1:13 remaining. … QB Eli Manning 7-2 in past nine starts vs. Redskins. … Teams among best in NFL in turnover ratio. Giants plus-13 (tied for second); Redskins plus-12 (tied for fourth). … New York has best 2-minute offense, scoring 30 points on 19 possessions. … New York K Lawrence Tynes leads NFL in field goals made (29) and attempted (32). … Washington leads NFL in penalties (93) and penalty yards (770). Giants second-least penalized team, with 48 infractions for 368 yards. ... Washington QB Robert Griffin III has thrown eight touchdown passes in last two games, is only rookie in NFL history with back-to-back games with four passing TDs.

– Associated Press

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