The New York Giants defeated the Green Bay Packers by the score of 38-10 on Sunday night. The Giants had a couple of pretty bad weeks and they hadn’t played a really good game in quite a while. The Giants brought their A game in this one and looked like the World Champions that they are. The Giants after giving up an early score to the Packers really shut them down. The Giants offense was really balanced with the passing and rushing and their wasn’t much to complain about at all.
Eli Manning was 16-30 for 249 yards and three touchdowns. Andre Brown led the rushing with 64 yards on 13 attempts with a touchdown, Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for 58 yards on 10 carries with a touchdown. David Wilson had six rushes for 13 yards. Hakeem Nicks had five receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown, Bradshaw had two receptions for 61 yards and Victor Cruz had three receptions for 36 yards and a touchdown. Martellus Bennett had three receptions for 44 yards, Rueben Randle had two receptions for 26 yards and a touchdown. Lawrence Tynes made one field goal from 43 yards and five extra points.
Mathias Kiwanuka had five tackles and an assist and two sacks to lead the defense. Kenny Phillips and Antrelle Rolle each had five tackles. Chase Blackburn, Chris Canty, Osi Umenyiora each had a sack.
Aaron Rodgers was 14-25 for 219 yards with a touchdown and an interception. James Starks led the Packers rushing with 35 yards on eight carries, Alex Green had 10 rushes for 30 yards and Rodgers had three rushes for 22 yards. John Kuhn had four rushes for 17 yards and Randall Cobb had one rush for 12 yards. Jordy Nelson led the receivers with two catches for 71 yards and a touchdown. Jermichael Finley had three catches for 51 yards, Kuhn had three catches for 49 yards and Cobb had four catches for 39 yards. Alex Green had three catches for 20 yards. Mason Crosby was 1-2 on field goals making a 28 yarder and missing a 55 yarder. He had one extra point.
A.J. Hawk led the defense with eight tackles and two assists. Brad Jones had six tackles and two assists, Dezman Moses had the only sack of Manning on the day.
The Giants and Packers both have records of 7-4. The Giants are in first place in the NFC East by two games over the Dallas Cowboys. The Packers are behind the Chicago Bears for first place in the NFC North. The Giants will face the Washington Redskins in Washington next Monday night.
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