Originally posted on GMEN H.Q.  |  Last updated 11/11/11
The Giants hit the road again this week, but instead of a quick trip to New England the G-Men are taking their act across the country to San Francisco for another late start. This is the second quality opponent that the Giants face in their murderers’ row of the second half, and it shapes up as an even contest. In addition, this game has implications for the playoff seedings, so it should be a good one.First, a few relevant statistics: The Giants are 29th in the league in rushing offense, and the Niners are first in the league in rushing defense. The Niners are 6th in the league in rushing offense, and the G-Men are 25th. The Niners are 30th in the league in passing offense (the Giants are 6th), while the Giants are 17th in the league in passing defense and the Niners rank at 22nd.When the Niners have the ball, look for them to pound it out. Frank Gore has put together another stellar season, and his backup is more than capable. Former 2005 first round draft choice Alex Smith is an ...
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