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Since 2000, there have been 105 shutouts in the NFL. Last season there were six, with Miami, Kansas City, the New York Giants, Tampa Bay, Arizona and the New York Jets being held scoreless in a game in 2012.
For the Giants, their shutout on December 16 by the score of 34-0 to the Atlanta Falcons was their first shutout since December 1, 1996, a stretch of over 16 years. Prior to last season, it was the third longest timeframe without being shutout in the league.