8:15 PM Giants at Atlanta
lose to the Falcons 23-20.
Eli Manning was 27 of 38 for 399 yards and 1 TD.
Barkley rushed for 43 yards on 14 carries and 1 TD, and caught 9 passes for 51
Elijhaa Penny rushed
for 2 yards on 1 carry.
Sterling Shepard caught 5 passes for 167 yards.
Beckham Jr. caught 8 passes for 143 yards and 1 TD, and had 1 carry for -1 yards.
Engram caught 2 passes for 16
yards, and rushed for 10 yards
on 1 carry.
caught 1 pass for 11 yards.
Ellison caught 2 passes for 11 yards.
Janoris Jenkins forced 1 fumble.
Apple recovered 1 fumble.
B.W. Webb, Kerry Wynn, and Lorenzo Carter each had
Aldrick Rosas kicked
31 and 36 yard field goals.
they were playing on Monday, the Giants got to see the results of the rest of
the NFC East teams games. I was happy that the Eagles lost their game, and then
the Cowboys lost to the Redskins. That was probably the best outcome for the Giants
sitting with five losses, as the Eagles and Cowboys now have four, and the Giants
have yet to play the Redskins. Unfortunately, the Giants didn't manage to capitalize
Atlanta's defense isn't that good, so I was looking for the Giants
to break out and finally score a whole bunch of points in this game. I thought
it might even turn into a fantasy football treat, with both Odell Beckham Jr.
and Julio Jones playing tonight. Both receivers were starved for touchdowns this
year, and Beckham did manage to get one in this game. Saquon Barkley also ran
for one touchdown, but that was it. The Giants also had two field goals, and ended
up with just 20 points.
Even though the defense kept Atlanta from scoring
as much as they usually do, it wasn't enough to keep the Giants from losing once
again, this time 23-20. Some of Pat Shurmur's calls made no sense to me tonight,
especially going for that two point conversion when they didn't really need it.
I had high hopes going into this season, and I don't know what to think anymore.
Let's hope they do better next week at MetLife when the Giants play the Redskins."
again close but no cigar, as people older than millennials used to say. Aside
from the offensive line being touched up yet again, the Giants were at full strength
with all their weapons. They were catching an Atlanta team struggling with injuries
on both sides of the ball. The question was, could they put up some points for
a change? Sadly, the answer once again was no. The big difference between Matt
Ryan and Eli Manning right now is that Ryan is comfortable in the pocket, and
can slide around to avoid pass rushes. Manning is uncomfortable, and has no room
to slip and slide even if he wanted to.
Manning completed 27 of 38 passes for
399 yards, threw a touchdown pass to Odell Beckham Jr., and had no interceptions.
Meanwhile he was sacked four times. I'd say you could blame left tackle Nate Solder
for one of those, and left guard Will Hernandez for another. Even Saquon Barkley
failed on his block one time when he was sent flying on a blitz play.
latest reshuffle of the offensive line, Spencer Pulley was the starting center
for the first time this season, and John Greco was moved from center to right
guard. All four sacks happened in the first half, where the Giants scored only
3 points to trail 10-3. Maybe the offense figured something out during the break.
On their first third quarter drive, they got all the way down the field before
getting too eager, going for it on fourth-and-goal from the Falcons 1-yard line,
and that didn't work.
Their following drives consisted of a field goal, a
punt, a touchdown, and another touchdown, which left them lacking three points
in the score to lose 23-20. Maybe they shouldn't have gone for that fourth-and-goal,
and settled for an easy three point field goal? Maybe the offensive line was getting
it together after a poor start? I guess we'll just have to see where the maybes
shake out next week when they take on their division leading Washington Redskins."
Marvin Hall 47 Yd pass from Matt Ryan (Giorgio Tavecchio
3 plays, 86 yards, 1:01
- FIELD GOAL
Aldrick Rosas 31 Yd Field Goal
plays, 77 yards, 4:01
- FIELD GOAL
Giorgio Tavecchio 40 Yd Field Goal
plays, 53 yards, 0:47
- FIELD GOAL
Aldrick Rosas 36 Yd Field Goal
plays, 62 yards, 1:48
- FIELD GOAL
Giorgio Tavecchio 50 Yd Field Goal
plays, 43 yards, 3:56
Tevin Coleman 30 Yd Run (Giorgio Tavecchio Kick)
9 plays, 65 yards, 5:14
Saquon Barkley 2 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion
9 plays, 78 yards, 3:00
- FIELD GOAL
Giorgio Tavecchio 56 Yd Field Goal
plays, 37 yards, 2:52
Odell Beckham Jr. 1 Yd pass from Eli Manning (Saquon
Barkley Run for Two-Point Conversion)
plays, 72 yards, 1:50
had two receivers gain at least 100 yards apiece for the first time since 2014.
Odell Beckham Jr. set a Giants record for his 23rd game with at least 100 receiving
Giants Bennie Fowler is
the fourth player to catch a pass from both Peyton and Eli Manning.
Giants Saquon Barkley has scored at least one touchdown in each of the last five
Oct 28 Redskins at Giants.
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at San Francisco.
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