2. The Giants' defense continues to stifle the league's top rushers. The latest to be held to under 100 yards is defending league MVP Adrian Peterson, who came into the game averaging 4.7 yards per carry. New York held Peterson to just 28 yards on 13 carries (2.2-yard average), his lowest rushing average since Dec. 13, 2010. In that game, also against the Giants, Peterson gained 26 yards on 14 carries (1.9-yard average).