This game was played in early November and was the first time these two played since the infamous Super Bowl. We wanted to take a look at the game and point out any news or interesting facts.
New England was a 9.5 point favorite. The total was 51.5. The Giants won and covered 24-20 and the game went under.
After this game the Giants were 6-2 and proceeded to lose the next four games.
After this game the Patriots haven’t lost since.
Ahmad Bradshaw and Hakeem Nicks did not play in this game.
Brandon Jacobs averaged 4 yards a carry on 18 for 72 with a touchdown.
Victor Cruz was the leading Giants receiver with 6 for 91. The next highest receiver was tight end Jake Ballard with 4 for 67 and a touchdown.
Wes Welker led New England receivers on 9 for 136. Rob Gronkowski also had a big game on 8 for 101 with a touchdown.
Manning was 20 of 39 for 250 with two touchdowns and a pick. He averaged 6.4 per completion and had a passer rating of 77.9.
Brady was 28 of 49 for 342 with two td and two picks. He averaged 7 yards a completion and had a passing rating of 75.4.
The Giants fumbled twice in this game but lost one. The Patriots fumbled twice and lost both. Giants created four tournovers.
Brady was sacked twice, Manning was not sacked.
S. Gosthowski was 2 for 3 on field goals. L Tynes was 1 for 1.
The Giants punted 8 times, Patriots punted 5.
Time of possession was about even (Giants 30:17), (Pats 29:43).
This game was scoreless at the half. Giants led 10-0 and 10-3 after 3rd. Patriots took the lead with 1:36 left. Giants won with :15.
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