Given that the Raiders snapped a streak of 10 post-bye losses Oct. 27 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver Rod Streater isn't concerned about the East Coast slump.
"We got that one, now we've got to go get this one," Streater said.
The Raiders claim to have put the Eagles debacle behind them, having made their corrections and moved on.
"We have a lot of games left," quarterback Terrelle Pryor said. "We have a lot of leaders that need to step up. It's time to go, it's time to get rolling. The last game was the past, we're looking to the future and we're looking to have some success."
The Giants are coming off a bye and are winners of their last two games. A rash of turnovers contributed heavily to an 0-6 start.
In wins over Minnesota and Philadelphia going into their bye, quarterback Eli Manning threw no interceptions and New York's defense began to play up to the standard it set while winning Super Bowls after the 2007 and 2011 seasons.
"We have a tough challenge going to play them in their place," Allen said. "They've won a couple of championships with the leadership they have and we're going to have to be ready to play."
Offensively, the Raiders hope to build on a running game that rolled up 210 yards against Philadelphia. Rashad Jennings, who will start for the injured Darren McFadden, had 102 yards in 15 carries with Pryor adding 94 yards in 10 tries.
It won't be easy against a Giants defense that was stout against the run and is giving up 3.6 yards per carry.
In the last five games, New York has kept Jamaal Charles, LeSean McCoy, Matt Forte, Adrian Peterson and McCoy again in check.
The defensive line, featuring veteran Justin Tuck and four-year veteran Jason Pierre-Paul at ends, has begun to assert itself rushing the passer, and middle linebacker Jon Beeson has brought stability.
The Giants at their best defensively have relied on being more overpowering than deceptive<NO1>, similar to the Raiders in the Al Davis years.
"You look at the style of players they've drafted or brought in as free agents and height, weight and speed have been very important," offensive coordinator Greg Olson said.
The Raiders' passing game, with Pryor, remains a work in progress in terms of consistency although he did pass for a career-high 288 yards against Philadelphia.
On offense, New York has struggled to run the ball, averaging 69.9 yards per game.
But there is power running potential with Brandon Jacobs and Peyton Hillis, with Andre Brown having just been activated from the physically unable to perform list.
More worrisome, after getting torched for 406 yards by Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles, is Manning operating an offense rich in receivers with Hakeem Nicks, Brandon Cruz and Rueben Randle.
None of Manning's 15 interceptions have come in the last two games. The two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback said the turnovers have gone down in part because the Giants have been playing with a lead instead of being desperate to get back into a game.