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WR Rueben Randle - New York Giants

6-3, 210Born: 5-7-1991College: LSUDrafted: Round 2

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Week 9: vs Indianapolis Colts

Mark and Joe say: Good matchup. Eli Manning bounced back from his 0-27 nightmare in Philadelphia (13/23 for 151 yards passing, zero TDs or interceptions and six sacks taken for -32 yards) to post a solid effort at Dallas two weeks ago (21/33 for 248 yards passing, three TDs and zero interceptions with zero sacks taken). During the good game, he hit Larry Donnell for 7/90/0 out of seven targets to put Donnell in the lead spot as a receiver that week. The TDs went to Odell Beckham Jr. (seven for 4/34/2) and Daniel Fells (one for 1/27/1). Rueben Randle moved the sicks with nine targets for 6/74/0 at second place in receiving yards during Week 7. The Giants' passing attack got on track in Dallas despite the 10-point loss. The Colts' pass D was utterly destroyed by Ben Roethlisberger last week, who posted an awe-inspiring 40/49 for 522 yards passing, six TDs and zero interceptions or sacks taken vs. the Colts. Two games ago the Bengals had the opposite experience, with 18/38 for 103 net yards passing, zero TDs or interceptions thrown, and four sacks taken for -23 yards. Indianapolis' secondary has swung between extremes of late. Manning and company should have a decent level of productivity at home in MetLife Stadium on Monday Night Football against the reeling Colts.

Recent Stats and Projections

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5 vs ATL 0 0 0 10 4 33 1 0
6 at PHI 0 0 0 9 5 58 0 0
7 at DAL 0 0 0 9 6 74 0 0
9 vs IND PROJ-Dodds 0 * * 6 * * *
9 vs IND PROJ-Tremblay 0 * * 6 * * *
9 vs IND PROJ-Bloom 0 * * 6 * * *

Recent Game Summaries

2014 Week 6 vs PHI (9 / 5 / 58 / 0 rec)

Reuben Randle was the leading receiver against the Eagles for the Giants but that isn't saying much as the offense didn't score any points on the night. Randle performed as well as can be expected from the receiver and caught every decent pass thrown his way but the Giants really struggled to put long drives together consistently. Randle caught a lot of passes on the sideline with curl and comeback routes, using his speed to take advantage of backed off coverage from the defense. Randle has good hands and was able to catch a few high passes from Manning, who was under a lot of pressure throughout the game. Manning did misfire by overthrowing Randle late in the game on a curl route but the game was out of reach quickly for the Giants. Randle has good size and quickness which helps him run shorter routes on the sideline but doesn't have any game breaking ability. Manning did rely on him for first downs however, which shows he has confidence in the receiver but the rest of the offense played too poorly for Randle to make a difference. Randle also had two of his catches late in the second half as the Eagles defense began to play soft and give up shorter routes.

2014 Week 7 vs DAL (9 / 6 / 74 / 0 rec)

Randle was active early in the Giants passing game with three targets. Randle secured the two hitch routes, but dropped an open target on a slant route, stalling a promising drive. When Dallas had all the momentum, Eli Manning and Randle hooked up for a much needed third-and-down conversion on an in-cut. Later in the game, Randle corralled a perfect back shoulder pass and gained yards after the catch on a slant route. His lone touchdown opportunity came on a jump ball target in the end zone, which was well-covered and not catchable. As a blocker, Randle was called for holding on a wide receiver screen. Odell Beckham's ability to acceleration and separation was evident, but possession targets are Randle's forte with his ability to box out defenders.

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Latest News

Giants | Rueben Randle could work in slot (Thu Oct 23, 12:57 AM) - New York Giants WR Rueben Randle could be used in the slot over the final nine games, as the team works to replace WR Victor Cruz (knee). 'The other guy that can do certain things in the slot for us is Rueben because he's smart and he's a big target in the middle of the field,' receivers coach Sean Ryan said Wednesday, Oct. 22.

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Schedule

9vs Indianapolis Colts
10@ Seattle Seahawks
11vs San Francisco 49ers
12vs Dallas Cowboys
13@ Jacksonville Jaguars
14@ Tennessee Titans
15vs Washington Redskins
16@ St. Louis Rams
17vs Philadelphia Eagles