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Giants vs. Texans 2014: Game time, TV channel, odds, online streaming, announcers, injuries and more

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The Giants face the Houston Texans on Sunday. Here is your complete guide to the game, including game time, TV channel, odds, streaming, injuries, radio stations, injury news, an analysis of what the game means, and more.

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Can the 0-2 New York Giants get their first victory of the season Sunday against the 2-0 Houston Texans, or will they once again drop the ball? Here is your guide to this afternoon's 1 p.m. kickoff at MetLife Stadium.

Game time: 1 p.m. ET

Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.

TV: CBS

Announcers: Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Jenny Dell

Online Streaming: NFL Audio PassNFL Game Rewind

Radio: Giants Radio Network, WFAN 600 AM & 101.9 FM (Bob Papa, Carl Banks, Howard Cross) | Giants Radio Network Local Affiliates | SIRIUS: 108 (Hou.), 133 (NYG); XM: 227 (NYG)

Odds: Giants +2.5

Injury Report:

More Coverage: Texans Blog -- Battle Red Blog | SB Nation Game Page -- Texans vs Giants coverage

Social Media: BBV on Twitter | BBV on Facebook

What Today Means

What does today mean for the Giants? Well, in terms of having any realistic chance to compete for a playoff spot it means everything. Since 1990, only 23 of 198 teams that started 0-2 have made the playoffs, a paltry 12 percent. The 2007 Giants are one of them, of course, and one of only three teams to start 0-2 and win a Super Bowl. During that time only three teams have started 0-3 and made the playoffs, none since 1998. So, if the Giants are going to play meaningful football this season they better get started. Now.

The Giants also face the difficult task of playing as the road team next week on Thursday Night Football against the Washington Redskins. Road teams are 24-43 on Thursday Night Football, a winning percentage of 35.8 percent. Home teams have won an average of 58 percent of NFL games since 1990.

0-2 teams to make the playoffs since 1990:

SEASON

TEAM

WINLESS START

ADVANCED TO:

1990

Houston Oilers

0-2

Wild Card Playoffs

Philadelphia Eagles

0-2

Wild Card Playoffs

New Orleans Saints

0-2

Wild Card Playoffs

1991

Atlanta Falcons

0-2

Wild Card Playoffs

1992

San Diego Chargers

0-4

Divisional Playoffs

1993

Pittsburgh Steelers

0-2

Wild Card Playoffs

Dallas Cowboys

0-2

Won Super Bowl XXVIII

1994

New England Patriots

0-2

Wild Card Playoffs

1995

Detroit Lions

0-3

Wild Card Playoffs

1996

New England Patriots

0-2

Lost Super Bowl XXXI

1998

Arizona Cardinals

0-2

Divisional Playoffs

Buffalo Bills

0-3

Wild Card Playoffs

New York Jets

0-2

Championship Game

2001

New England Patriots

0-2

Won Super Bowl XXXVI

2002

Atlanta Falcons

0-2

Divisional Playoffs

Pittsburgh Steelers

0-2

Divisional Playoffs

2003

Philadelphia Eagles

0-2

Championship Game

2006

Kansas City Chiefs

0-2

Wild Card Playoffs

2007

New York Giants

0-2

Won Super Bowl XLII

2008

Miami Dolphins

0-2

Wild Card Playoffs

Minnesota Vikings

0-2

Wild Card Playoffs

San Diego Chargers

0-2

Divisional Playoffs

2013

Carolina Panthers

0-2

Divisional Playoffs

Stuff You Need To Know

Check out the Big Blue View Giants-Texans Hub Page for all of your pre-game, in-game and post-game coverage. Here is some of what you will find:

Ben McAdoo: Turnovers are 'inexcusable'

Breaking down Sunday's match-up

Five questions with 'Battle Red Blog'

Poll results: Fans not optimistic

Key match-up: Giants vs. themselves

Staff picks: Will Giants get first win?