The Worksheet, a comprehensive fantasy football preview by Rich Hribar, breaks down everything you need to know about the Week 12 matchup between the Giants and Patriots.

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New EnglandRank@NY GiantsRank
-3.0 Spread3.0
18.25 Implied Total15.25
14.131Points/Gm13.532
23.823Points All./Gm25.928
61.722Plays/Gm63.516
65.727Opp. Plays/Gm63.520
4.826Off. Yards/Play4.131
57Def. Yards/Play5.830
39.71%25Rush%44.21%8
60.29%8Pass%55.79%25
43.68%19Opp. Rush %44.21%20
56.32%14Opp. Pass %55.79%13

  • The Giants have scored on 17.4% of their drives that have started in their territory, the lowest rate in the league.
  • The Patriots have scored on 21.4% of their drives that have started in their territory, 31st in the league.
  • The Giants have turned the ball over on just 5.9% of their possessions over their past five games, third in the league.
  • New York had turned the ball over on 12.7% of their drives over their opening five games, 20th in the league.
  • The Patriots have scored the most points below their implied total this season (-57.75).
  • The Giants have scored 44.25 points below their implied totals this season, 31st in the league.

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Quarterback

Tommy DeVito: DeVito has been usable for fantasy the past two weeks and then some.

After a QB17 (13.5 points) scoring week in Week 10 fueled by 41 yards rushing and a garbage-time touchdown pass, DeVito was QB5 (22.5 points) last week, completing 18-of-26 (69.2%) passes for 246 yards (9.5 Y/A) and three touchdowns.

It was the first time that a Giants quarterback threw three touchdown passes in a game since 2019.

While Sunday was an example of never underestimating how bad the Washington pass defense is, through two starts DeVito has shown more fantasy viability than some full-season starters have all season.

We are not going to go wild with DeVito here, but he has shown some floor appeal for 2QB gamers.

New England is blitzing 33.9% of the time (seventh) and playing man coverage on a league-high 41.4% of passing plays.

When blitzed, DeVito has a 52.1 rating, ahead of only Bryce Young (34.6) over the past three weeks.

Against the blitz, DeVito has completed 10-of-20 passes for 2.7 yards per attempt while taking 10 sacks.

Against man coverage, DeVito has completed 18-of-30 (60.0%) passes for just 6.0 Y/A but does have four touchdowns and zero interceptions.

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