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Giants vs. Broncos, Week 1: Live updates

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NFL: Denver Broncos at New York Giants
Saquon Barkley on Sunday during warm-ups.
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In-game updates

HALFTIME SCORE: Denver took a 10-7 lead right before halftime. Teddy Bridgewater hit The Broncos took over at their own 43-yard line and went 57 yards in xx plays. a fourth-and-2 gamble by coach Vic Fangio that resulted in a 14-yard completion for a first down was the key play.

Giants quarterback Daniel Jones finished the half 9 of 12 for 111 yards and a touchdown.

This play by Logan Ryan saved a 7-3 lead for the Giants with 4:05 left in the half.

First quarter ends 0-0: There is no score at the end of the first quarter, but Denver is at the Giants’ 11-yard line with a first down. Denver has so far gone 66 yards in 12 plays on this drive, including converting a fourth-and-7 from the Giants’ 37-yard line.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants hope to win a season-opening game for the first time since 2016 and only the second time in the last nine years on Sunday when they host the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium (4:25 p.m. ET/FOX).

The Giants will have have Saquon Barkley, Adoree’ Jackson, Kenny Golladay, Kadarius Toney and Kyle Rudolph available. The only player ruled out due to injury is tight end Evan Engram (calf). [Barkley cleared to play]

Denver will play without edge defender Bradley Chubb, who will sit because of an ankle injury. [Full injury news]

The Giants are 2.5-point underdogs per Draft Kings Sportsbook. The Giants have not won a season-opening game since 2016 and have started 0-2 or worse in seven of the last eight seasons.

Let’s see if they can improve upon that misfortune on Sunday.

This will be your ONLY OPEN THREAD for in-game discussion, and we hope to post at least a few updates in here throughout the game.

Giants’ inactives

WR Collin Johnson
CB Josh Jackson
CB Sam Beal
LB Justin Hilliard
TE Evan Engram
LB Quincy Roche

Broncos’ inactives

RB Nate McCrary
CB Kary Vincent Jr.
S Jamar Johnson
Edge Bradley Chubb
OT Cam Fleming
TE Andrew Beck
DL Agim McTelvin

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Giants 2021 regular season schedule

Week 1 (Sun., Sept. 12) — vs. Denver Broncos (4:25 p.m., FOX)
Week 2 (Thurs., Sept. 16) — at Washington Football Team (8:20 p.m., NFLN)
Week 3 (Sun., Sept. 26) — vs. Atlanta Falcons (1 p.m., FOX)
Week 4 (Sun., Oct. 3) — at New Orleans Saints (1 p.m., FOX)
Week 5 (Sun., Oct. 10 — at Dallas Cowboys (4:25 p.m., FOX)
Week 6 (Sun., Oct. 17) — vs. Los Angeles Rams (1 p.m., FOX)
Week 7 (Sun., Oct. 24) — vs. Carolina Panthers (1 p.m., FOX)
Week 8 (Mon., Nov. 1) — at Chiefs (8:15 p.m., ESPN)
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 7) — vs. Las Vegas Raiders (1 p.m., CBS)
Week 10 — Bye
Week 11 (Mon., Nov. 22) — at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8:15 p.m., ESPN)
Week 12 (Mon., Nov. 28) — vs. Philadelphia Eagles (1 p.m., FOX)
Week 13 (Sun., Dec. 5) — at Miami Dolphins (1 p.m., FOX)
Week 14 (Sun., Dec. 12) — at Los Angeles Chargers (4:05 p.m., FOX)
Week 15 (Sun., Dec. 19) — vs. Dallas Cowboys (1 p.m., FOX)
Week 16 (Sun., Dec. 26) — @ Eagles (1 p.m., FOX)
Week 17 (Sun., Jan. 2) — @ Chicago Bears (1 p.m., FOX)
Week 18 (Sun., Jan. 9) — vs. Washington Football Team (1 p.m., FOX)