Giants erase 10-point deficit to post comeback victory against Packers


Saquon Barkley took a direct snap and ran for a 2-yard landing within the fourth quarter to cap the New York Giants’ 27-22 comeback victory over the Packers on Sunday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, spoiling Green Bay’s worldwide debut.

Aaron Rodgers drove the Packers to the 6-yard line, however his move on fourth-and-goal was swatted down on the line of scrimmage by security Xavier McKinney with simply over a minute left.

After Giants punter Jamie Gillan ran out of the tip zone for a security, the Packers (3-2) bought the ball again and arrange a desperation move, however Rodgers was sacked by Oshane Ximines on the Green Bay 29, fumbling because the clock ran out.

The Giants (4-1) scored 17 unanswered factors within the second half as Daniel Jones, taking part in on a sprained ankle, led three scoring drives to erase a 20-10 deficit. It’s the Giants’ finest begin since 5-0 in 2009 and matches their win whole from final season (4-13).

Gary Brightwell’s 2-yard landing tied the rating at 20-20 to full a 15-play, 91-yard drive with simply over 10 minutes to play. On the drive, Jones scrambled for 2 first downs — after carrying simply as soon as within the first half for 3 yards.

Rodgers threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns, however could not get any factors on the board within the second half. Rodgers linked with Allen Lazard and Marcedes Lewis for first-half scoring strikes.

The Giants entered the sport because the NFL’s high dashing offence, however struggled to run the ball early, falling behind 17-3 after Lazard’s 4-yard landing reception and Lewis’ 2-yard catch in the long run zone when Rodgers discovered the veteran tight finish broad open.

Early on, Jones appeared to be restricted by his sprained ankle and wasn’t a menace to run within the first half. Barkley then took a direct snap for a 40-yard achieve to the Giants 38, bringing the offence to life, and the Giants used some trickery to get the ball in the long run zone.

From the shotgun, Jones ran proper, pitched it to Barkley, who then pitched to Daniel Bellinger. The rookie tight finish averted a sort out and ran it in to shut the hole to 17-10.

But 1:15 on the clock was sufficient for Rodgers to lead the Packers into field-goal vary. Mason Crosby linked from 48 yards as time expired within the half to give the Packers a 20-10 lead.

Barkley, who briefly left the sport with a shoulder problem, completed with 70 yards on 13 carries. Jones carried 10 instances for 37 yards.

Jones accomplished 21 of 27 passes for 217 yards.

Randall Cobb led Green Bay with seven receptions for 99 yards.


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