Good morning, New York Giants fans! The Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers, 20-16, in NFL preseason action Saturday night. Our Giants vs. Steelers StoryStream has all the details. Here is some of what you will find there:
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"God is working. I'm staying humble. I'm taking in the playbook day-by-day and just making plays out there.
"It's fun to go out there and make plays and help the team get a win. I'm just waiting for the regular season to start. Hopefully, I'll make the 53-man roster here in New York."
-- Corey Washington after Saturday's game-winning catch
News & Notes
The Giants were penalized 10 times for 109 yards. Six of those penalties came in pass coverage as Giants' defenders struggled with the new rules further limiting contact with receivers downfield.
"There is no contact allowed at all. You bump into each other shoulder-to-shoulder when you turn and run down the field, it is called a penalty. That is an issue. We are going to have to do a better job of coaching it," head coach Tom Coughlin said. "Two weeks in a row and we are still guilty of pass interference and holding and illegal contact and all of those things. We have to get the straightened out. I was hoping that we would fare better this week, having gone through what we did a week ago. but it wasn't the case."
The Giants almost made it through Saturday's game unscathed on the injury front. Fullback John Conner took a helmet-to-helmet hit on the game's final play and is going through the NFL's concussion protocol.