EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants and New England Patriots are locked in a tight, highly-entertaining game after two periods, with the teams tied, 10-10. Can the Giants pull off the upset, which would be their fourth straight victory (including two Super Bowl wins) over New England.
Use this as your second-half open thread to see if the Giants can once again upset the 8-0 Patriots.
The Giants got a career-long 87-yard touchdown reception by Odell Beckham Jr. on their first possession. That was the 20th touchdown pass of the season by Eli Manning, the 10th time he has reached that mark, the longest reception of Beckham's career and the longest given up by the Patriots in the Belichick era. The offense kept the pressure up with 10 points in the second half, including a Dwayne Harris touchdown after a 31 catch and run by Will Tye. Eli finished the first half with a career (regular season) best 12 of 20 for 251 yards and 2 touchdowns.
After giving up an opening possession touchdown, the Giants' defense limited the Patriots offense to a lone field goal with several impressive stands.
Because they deferred after winning the coin toss, the Giants will get the ball to start the second half.