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Giants-Redskins Halftime Score: Giants 24, Redskins 7

The Giants and Redskins have reached halftime. Use this as your second-half open thread.

Larry Donnell catches a touchdown pass
Larry Donnell catches a touchdown pass
Patrick Smith

Eli Manning and Larry Donnell hooked up for three touchdown passes to give the Giants a 21-7 halftime lead over the Washington Redskins on Thursday night.

The Giants took their first first-quarter lead of the season on a 5-yard pass from Manning to Donnell with 7:43 left in the quarter. A Mathias Kiwanuka strip sack of Kirk Cousins led to a fumble recovery by Cullen Jenkins that set the Giants up at the Washington 24. They took full advantage.

The Giants pushed the lead to 14-0 when Manning and Donnell connected again, this time on a 6-yard scoring pass with 14:21 left in the half. That capped a six-play, 75-yard, 2:44 drive.

The Redskins cut the score to 14-7 on an 18-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins to Andre Roberts with 8:50 left in the half.

Donnell's third touchdown catch, a 6-yarder, capped a 12-play, 67-yard drive to give the Giants a 21-7 lead with 2:16 left in the half.

Josh Brown kicked a 29-yard field goal to close the half.

Manning finished the half 20-of-24 for 209 yardds and the three touchdowns. Donnell has six catches for 40 yards and the three scores.

Enjoy the second half, Giants fans!