1. Will the Giants dominate the line of scrimmage? They should -- on both sides of the ball. The Redskins' porous offensive line has surrendered 32 quarterback sacks and 71 QB hits this season. The Giants have 31 sacks. They should dominate the line of scrimmage defensively. If they don't the NMS boo-birds will be out again. On offense, the Giants should also have an advantage. Washington does have Brian Orakpo, but the Redskins are last in the league in yards allowed, surrendering 400.9 per game. The Giants should be able to take advantage of that.
2. Will Beatty vs. Brian Orakpo. This goes along with No. 1, but it is probably the most intriguing individual matchup. Beatty did an excellent job last week in his first career regular-season start at left tackle, and if he can hold up against Orakpo Giants coach Tom Coughlin might have to give serious consideration to playing David Diehl at guard when he returns to the lineup.
3. Can the Giants stay turnover-free? They played a clean game last week against Jacksonville, going without a turnover for the first time this season. Let's see if they can do that again. This is another one of those games where if they can play mistake-free football they will win.