Ten things to know about Patriots' game vs. Giants

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Ten things to know about the New England Patriots' game against the New York Giants on Sunday at MetLife Stadium (4:25 p.m. ET), via ESPN's Stats & Information:

1. The Patriots have scored points in 31 straight quarters, which is tied for the longest streak in NFL history with the 1999-2000 Rams and 2005 Colts, according to Elias Sports Bureau.

2. The Giants are 3-0 against the Patriots since the start of the 2008 calendar year. The Patriots have beaten every other team in the NFL in that time.

3. The Patriots are 8-0 and have won 11 straight games dating back to last season’s playoffs. This is the third 10-plus game win streak for the Patriots since 2007. The previous two (2007, 2011) were both ended by the Giants.

4. The last time the Patriots played at the Giants was Week 17 of 2007, which also was the last time the Patriots beat them. Only five players who played in that game are still on the active rosters for their respective teams: Quarterback Tom Brady and kicker Stephen Gostkowski for the Patriots, and quarterback Eli Manning, safety Craig Dahl and long snapper Zak DeOssie for the Giants.

5. A win will ensure the Patriots their 15th straight winning season. They would become just the fifth team in NFL history to have a streak of at least 15 straight winning seasons and the first since the 49ers had 16 straight from 1983 through 1998.

6. Brady is 0-for-15 with an interception when passing more than 20 yards downfield in his past three games against the Giants.

7. Brady’s average pass has traveled 6.8 yards past the line of scrimmage this season, third-shortest in the NFL and his shortest in the past 10 years.

8. The Giants are allowing 77.9 yards per game to tight ends this season, second-most in the NFL (Saints, 80.6).

9. Defensive end Chandler Jones has 9.5 sacks through the Patriots' first eight games. The last Patriots player with 9.5 sacks through the first eight games was Andre Tippett in 1986.

10. The Giants lead the NFL in takeaways (21) and turnover differential (plus-12) this season. The Patriots have committed the fewest turnovers (5) this season.