- Associated Press - Thursday, September 4, 2014

NEW YORK GIANTS at DETROIT

Monday, 7:10 p.m. ET, ESPN

OPENING LINE - Lions by 4

RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 7-9, Detroit 7-9

SERIES RECORD - Lions lead 21-20-1

LAST MEETING - Giants beat Lions 23-20 in OT, Dec. 22, 2013

AP PRO32 RANKING - Giants No. 23, Lions No. 17

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (29), PASS (19).

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (14), PASS (10).

LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (17), PASS (3).

LIONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (6), PASS (23).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - New York’s Eli Manning has started 151 straight games, longest active streak by QB. … Lions starting season on Monday night for first time since 1971. … Giants RB Rashad Jennings set career highs last year with Oakland with 733 yards rushing and 292 yards receiving. … New York lost first six games last season before rallying to 7-9 record. Detroit started 6-3, but also finished 7-9. … Detroit’s Matthew Stafford is only QB in league history with three 4,500-yard seasons passing in first five years. He’s reached mark in past three seasons. … Lions WR Calvin Johnson has 5,137 yards receiving since 2011 - only player in NFL history with 5,000 yards receiving in three-year span. … Jim Caldwell takes over as Detroit coach after Jim Schwartz was fired in offseason. … Ben McAdoo takes over as Giants OC for retired Kevin Gilbride.

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