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Giants @ Redskins Red Zone Preview

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The Skins were a perfect 4-4 last week against the Raiders. I wouldn't have put much stock in this but after the Broncos just fell to them, I think it is worth note. Sherm2 has the Redskins offense clicking and there's no reason to believe it won't continue against the Giants. Aaron said he will play today, but the Giants secondary is against the ropes. 

Big Blue's offense ranks 7th with 26.2 points per game, but it is not enough to get the job done since their defense is 5th worst at 25.4 points per game. The key to this game is keeping Eli Manning off tilt, which is feasible with the Giants Oline battling some injuries. Haynesworth is back which means Orakpo and Andre Carter should be able to do their thing. The Redskins have only beaten the Giants 11 out of the last 14 matches, so any kind of win would be nice.

As for the Giants defense, it ranks last in red zone defense. Campbell has put up back-to-back 100+ QB rating games, so this is a big game for Jason Campbell's status on being a Redskins. Beating Oakland is one thing, but if he can play strong against the NFC East foes, it will be near impossible not to bring him back next year. 

Redskins Red Zone Statistics 2009
  Redskins Offense  Opponent's Offense 
@Giants 2-3 0-3
Rams 0-5 1-3
@Lions 1-2 1-3
Buccaneers    1-3 1-1
@Panthers 2-3 2-3
Chiefs 0-1 0-2
Eagles 2-3 0-0
BYE - -
@Falcons 2-2 1-2
Broncos 2-4 0-1
@Cowboys 0-1 1-2
@Eagles 3-4 1-4
Saints 3-7 0-4
Raiders 4-4 1-2
Total 19-34 9-27