Terry McLaurin, wide receiver, Washington Commanders
The Giants' defense has allowed some of their opponents' top receivers to find success against them this season. Deebo Samuel of the San Francisco 49ers tallied 129 yards and a touchdown on six receptions in Week 3. DK Metcalf scored for the Seattle Seahawks against New York in the Week 4 matchup on Monday Night Football.
Versus the Dolphins, New York allowed Jaylen Waddle and Tyreek Hill to each score a touchdown in Week 5. The speedy Hill had an incredible day with eight catches for 181 yards. Most recently, Bills wideout Stefon Diggs finished with ten receptions for 100 yards.
Commanders' receiver Terry McLaurin has found some success against the Giants during the previous four seasons. In seven career games against New York, he has finished with over 100 yards receiving in three of the contests. The dynamic playmaker added a touchdown in each of the contests he exceeded 100 yards versus Washington's divisional foe.
McLaurin tallied 81 yards last week, his second-highest yardage total in a game this season. He has yet to finish with 100 yards or more during a contest this year. This week against a struggling Giants organization represents a good opportunity for the Commanders' top offensive weapon to do just that.
Washington cannot afford to let this game slip away from them with another divisional game against Philadelphia on the horizon in Week 8. They lost a close divisional game to the Eagles earlier in October.
The Commanders don't want to put themselves in a 0-2 deficit in division contests with a loss to New York. A big day for "Scary Terry" can help put his club in a position to defeat a divisional adversary and keep pace with the Eagles and Cowboys in the NFC East.
Statistical prediction for McLaurin - 8 targets, 6 receptions, 102 yards, one touchdown