The Washington Commanders hosted their previous rivals, the New York Giants, on Sunday afternoon at FedEx Area in Landover, Maryland.
It was a recreation that had little significance within the NFC East standings between the third- and fourth-place groups.
Washington was favored by 9.5 factors on most betting platforms, with a complete over/beneath of 35 factors.
The Giants got here into the sport 2-0-1 in opposition to the Commanders beneath head coach Brian Daboll.
Make it 3-0-1 after this, as Huge Blue gained for the third time this season.
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- The Giants pressured six objectives, overlaying up their many imperfections on this recreation. Three of the turnovers led to touchdowns for Huge Blue.
- The Giants relied loads on the loyalty of Saquon Barkley on this recreation. The boldness paid off when Barkley put the Giants on his again and led them to victory.
- The protection was spectacular, particularly within the ballhawking division. It took a very long time for the outcomes to point out this season, however now we will see how efficient this unit may be.
- The Giants really performed a clear recreation. They solely had 5 penalties for 33 yards – all within the second half.
When Giants linebacker Isaiah Simmons picked off a cross from Sam Howell with 16 seconds left within the fourth quarter and returned it 54 yards for a landing.
The pick-six froze the sport for the Giants because the Commanders have been busy driving down the sector for the attainable game-winning landing.
- Saquon Barkley rushed for 83 yards – all within the second half – and caught 4 passes for 57 yards and two touchdowns. The Giants needed to lean on him on this recreation and he responded.
- Tommy DeVito was 18 of 26 passing for 246 yards and throwing three touchdowns for a 137.7 ranking. Not unhealthy in a recreation the place he was sacked 9 occasions.
- Dexter Lawrence was one other monster beneath middle for the Giants with 4 whole stops, a sack and two passing yards.
- Linebacker Bobby Okereke continued to make his case for Professional Bowl consideration with 14 whole tackles and two pressured fumbles.
Large receiver Darius Slayton left the sector late within the first half and went to the locker room with an arm harm and was dominated out within the third quarter.
Each left deal with Andrew Thomas and nostril deal with Dexter Lawrence additionally took minor hits however remained within the recreation.
Head coach Brian Daboll will maintain a Zoom name with the staff’s beat writers on Monday afternoon earlier than various gamers are additionally made out there.
Huge Blue returns to follow on Wednesday forward of a Week 12 matchup in opposition to the New England Patriots on Sunday, November 26 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Kickoff is 1:00 PM ET.