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With the season a quarter over, the projected stats are not pretty

Giants quarterback Eli Manning stands on the sideline

Giants quarterback Eli Manning stands on the sideline during the second half against the Kansas City Chiefs. (Sept. 29, 2013) (Credit: AP)

Let’s extrapolate, shall we?

The season is a quarter over, a decent sample size, so now is a good time to project how the rest of the season may play out for the Giants from a statistical point of view. Of course, not many of the numbers will be pretty. But hey, it’s the NFL.

So, here’s a chart that shows some key stats from games one through four and what they should be after 16 games. Of course, the first one is the most dire of them all. But hey, don’t blame me. Blame the math!

Statistic Games 1-4 Proj. Total
Record 0-4 0-16
Manning pass yds 1,148 4,592
Manning TDs 6 24
Manning INTs 9 36
Cruz rec yds 425 1,700
Cruz receptions 26 104
Cruz TDs 4 16
Nicks rec yds 230 920
Nicks receptions 16 64
Nicks TDs 0 0
Wilson rushing yds 130 520
Turnovers 15 60
Defensive sacks 4 16
Sacks allowed 14 56

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