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Giants-Bengals final score: Giants win third straight preseason game, 25-23

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NFL: Preseason-New York Giants at Cincinnati Bengals David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Giants defeated the Cincinnati Bengals, 25-23, in Week 3 of the NFL preseason on Thursday night. The Giants are now 3-0 in preseason play.

Eli Manning (4-of-8, 41 yards), Daniel Jones (9-of-11, 141 yards) and Kyle Lauletta (4-of-7, 77 yards) all played well at quarterback.

Wide receiver Brittan Golden was having a nice night with two catches for 59 yards and a 68-yard punt return for a touchdown, but put a damper on it by fumbling a fourth-quarter punt.

Tight end Garrett Dickerson helped himself with a pair of catches for 30 yards.

Wayne Gallman carried eight times for 31 yards.

Cornerback Corey Ballentine had seven tackles and two passes defensed.

Injury updates

Running back Rod Smith left the game in the first half with a groin injury. Smith is competing with Gallman, Paul Perkins and Jon Hilliman for a spot as a backup to Saquon Barkley. He ended his night with five carries for 8 yards and a touchdown.

One-and-done for Eli

Eli Manning played one productive series, leading the Giants on a 15-play, 66-yard drive that ended with a 41-yard Aldrick Rosas field goal. Manning went 4-of-8 for 41 yards and had two passes dropped by Cody Latimer. The second drop should have been an 18-yard touchdown throw to Latimer.

Another good night for Daniel Jones

Jones took over for Manning after one series and played the rest of the first half. He went 9-of-11 for 141 yards. Here is a Jones to Darius Slayton completion:

Through three games, Jones is 25-of-30 (83.3 percent) for 369 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. That’s a passer rating of 140.1.

Injury updates

Running back Rod Smith left the game in the first half with a groin injury. Smith is competing with Wayne Gallman, Paul Perkins and Jon Hilliman for a spot as a backup to Saquon Barkley. He ended his night with five carries for 8 yards and a touchdown.

What’s next?

The Giants finish their preseason with a trip to Massachusetts to face the New England Patriots on Thursday, Aug. 29. Game time is 7:30 p.m. ET.