Denver Broncos vs New York Giants

SUNDAY, SEPT. 12, 2021 // 4:25 PM ET // METLIFE STADIUM // REFEREE: RONALD TORBERT

 

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (4:25 PM ET): Adam Amin, Mark Schlereth, Shannon Spake (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 133 (Den.), 137 (NYG) | XM: 383 (Den.), 228 (NYG) | SXM App: 809 (Den.), 823 (NYG)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: All-time series tied, 6-6
STREAKS: Broncos have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 10/15/17: Giants 23 at Broncos 10
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/15/13: Broncos 41, Giants 23

 

DENVER BRONCOS LEADERS (2020 STATS) NEW YORK GIANTS

LAST WEEK –
Vic Fangio: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Joe Judge: 0-0
20.2/27.9 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 17.5/22.3
335.6 OFFENSE 299.6
Teddy Bridgewater (Car.): 340-492-3733-15-11-92.1 PASSING Daniel Jones: 280-448-2943-11-10-80.4
Melvin Gordon: 215-986-4.6-9 RUSHING Daniel Jones (QB): 65-423-6.5-1
Jerry Jeudy: 52-856-16.5-3 RECEIVING Sterling Shepard: 66-656-9.9-3
367.9 DEFENSE 349.3
Malik Reed: 8 SACKS Leonard Williams: 11.5
Justin Simmons: 5 INTs James Bradberry: 3
-16 (16/32) TAKE/GIVE 0 (22/22)
Sam Martin: 46.8 (41.4) PUNTING (NET) Riley Dixon: 44.8 (38.8)
Brandon McManus: 108 (24/27 PAT; 28/34 FG) KICKING Graham Gano: 114 (21/23 PAT; 31/32 FG)

 

BRONCOS NOTES

• QB TEDDY BRIDGEWATER makes Den. debut. Set career highs in pass yards (3,733) & TD passes (15) last season with Car. Completed 15 of 25 passes (60 pct.) for 168 yards & TD for 93.4 rating in only career game vs. NYG (12/27/15 with Min.).

• RB MELVIN GORDON rushed for 986 yards & 9 TDs in 2020 & is 1 of 2 RBs (TODD GURLEY) with 800+ scrimmage yards in each of past 6 seasons. Is only player with 8+ rush TDs in each of past 5 seasons. Since 2015, ranks 4th in NFL with 45 rush TDs. Had 163 scrimmage yards (105 rush, 58 rec.) in only career game vs. NYG (10/8/17 with LAC.). Has 80+ scrimmage yards in 3 of 4 career games vs. NFC East.

• WR JERRY JEUDY had 52 catches & ranked 5th among rookies with 856 rec. yards in 2020, both 2nd-most ever by Den. rookie. WR COURTLAND SUTTON had 72 catches, 1,112 rec. yards & 6 rec. TDs in 2019. TE NOAH FANT set career highs in catches (62) & rec. yards (673) in 2020.

• LB VON MILLER has 106 career sacks, most in NFL since 2011. Had sack in last meeting. Has 7 TFL, 5 sacks, 3 FFs & FR in 5 career games vs. NFC East. LB MALIK REED led team with career-high 8 sacks last season. LB BRADLEY CHUBB had 7.5 sacks, 9 TFL & FF in 2020. S JUSTIN SIMMONS recorded 3rd-consecutive season with 90+ tackles (96) & tied-4th in NFL with career-high 5 INTs. Is only safety in NFL with 2+ INTs in each of past 5 seasons. CB RONALD DARBY & CB KYLE FULLER make Den. debuts. CB PAT SURTAIN III selected 9th overall in 2021 NFL Draft.

 

GIANTS NOTES

• QB DANIEL JONES passed for 2,943 yards & 11 TDs in 2020. Was 1 of 4 NFC QBs with 400+ rush yards (423) last season. Has 100+ rating in 2 of his past 3 starts at home.

• RB SAQUON BARKLEY has 3,563 scrimmage yards (2,344 rush, 1,219 rec.) & 23 TDs (17 rush, 6 rec.) in 31 career games. Has 528 scrimmage yards (105.6 per game) & 4 rush TDs in 5 career home games vs. AFC.

• WR KENNY GOLLADAY makes NYG debut. Had 183 catches for 3,068 rec. yards & 21 TDs in 4 seasons (2017-20) with Det. Had 6 receptions for 66 yards & TD catch in his only career game vs. Den. (12/22/19 w/ Det.). WR STERLING SHEPARD tied his career high with 66 receptions last season. Aims for his 4th in row vs. AFC with 50+ rec. yards. TE EVAN ENGRAM had 63 catches for 654 yards & 2 TDs (1 rec., 1 rush) in 2020. Had 5 catches for 82 yards & rec. TD in last meeting. WR KADARIUS TONEY was selected in the 1st round (20th overall) in the 2021 NFL Draft.

• LB BLAKE MARTINEZ ranked 3rd in NFL with 151 tackles in 2020, his 4th-consecutive 100+ tackle season. DL LEONARD WILLIAMS led team with career-high 11.5 sacks & 14 TFL. Had 2 sacks in his last game vs. Den. (10/7/18 w/ NYJ). CB JAMES BRADBERRY tied-2nd in NFL with career-high 18 PD in 2020 & is only player with 10+ PD in each of past 5 seasons. S JABRILL PEPPERS set career highs in tackles (89), TFL (8), PD (11) & sacks (2.5) last season. DB LOGAN RYAN is 1 of 3 active DBs with 15+ career INTs (18) & 10+ career sacks (12).