Giants vs. Texans: Statistics, numbers and broken records

The New York Giants took down the Houston Texans, 24-16, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday.

The win gives the Giants a record of 7-2 on the season, which is their best start since 2008 and eclipses their win total in each of the previous five seasons.

Here’s a glance at what interesting stats, numbers and broken records were birthed from the Week 10 win over the Texans.

  • The Giants improved to 7-2 on the season, which is their best start (through nine games) since 2008.

  • New York’s seven wins are more than they’ve had in any full season since 2016 and the second-most they’ve had in any full season since 2012.

  • The Giants are 4-1 at home this season. They haven’t won more than three games at MetLife Stadium since 2016.

  • The Giants have won four straight games against the AFC this season, their longest interconference winning streak since 2010-2012.

  • The Giants ran the ball 47 times, their most in a game since November 7, 2010.

  • Daniel Jones recorded a career-high passer rating of 153.3. It’s also the highest passer rating of any quarterback in the NFL this season.

  • Jones’ 153.3 passer rating is the sixth-best in Giants history.

  • Saquon Barkley carried the ball a career-high 35 times, which is also the most for a Giants running back since December 5, 1999 (Joe Montgomery, 38 carries).

  • Barkley’s 100-yard game is the 16th of his career.

  • Dexter Lawrence recorded nine pressures in Week 10, the most by someone over 320 pounds since 2006.

  • Lawrence recorded two half-sacks, giving him 5.0 on the season. That’s a new career high.

  • Isaiah Hodgins made his Giants debut, hauling in two passes for 41 yards.

  • Wan’Dale Robinson lost five yards on his first career rushing attempt.

  • Lawrence Cager scored his first career touchdown.

  • Dane Belton recorded his first career interception.

  • Davis Mills threw for 319 yards, which was the highest total against the Giants this season.

  • Jason Pinnock recorded the first 1.5 sacks of his career.

  • Henry Mondeaux made his first start for the Giants.

  • Adoree’ Jackson returned punts for the first time since September 19, 2019 (with the Tennessee Titans).

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Story originally appeared on Giants Wire