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Team 1 2 3 4
NYG 0 7 0 7
DET 14 0 13 8
35
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Game Story

Matthew Stafford was at his best when improvising - and that alone may be a sign of improvement. Stafford threw two early touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson, and Detroit beat the New York Giants 35-14 on Monday night in Jim Caldwell's first game as Lions coach. It was a bright start for the Lions...

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
12:11
TD
Matthew Stafford passed to Calvin Johnson to the right for 67 yard gain (Nate Freese made PAT)
NYG 0 - DET 7
5:12
TD
Matthew Stafford passed to Calvin Johnson down the middle for 16 yard gain (Nate Freese made PAT)
NYG 0 - DET 14
2nd Quarter
12:54
TD
Eli Manning passed to Larry Donnell to the left for 1 yard gain (Josh Brown made PAT)
NYG 7 - DET 14
3rd Quarter
11:54
FG
Nate Freese kicked a 28-yard field goal
NYG 7 - DET 17
5:50
FG
Nate Freese kicked a 27-yard field goal
NYG 7 - DET 20
3:51
TD
Matthew Stafford rushed to the right for 5 yard gain (Nate Freese made PAT)
NYG 7 - DET 27
4th Quarter
11:53
TD
Rashad Jennings rushed to the left for 1 yard gain (Josh Brown made PAT)
NYG 14 - DET 27
4:39
TD
Joique Bell rushed to the right for 3 yard gain (2pt attempt converted, Matthew Stafford pass to Joseph Fauria)
NYG 14 - DET 35

Game Leaders

Passing

NY Giants

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Eli Manning 18 33 163 54.5 4.9 2 19 1 2 53.0 0

Detroit

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Matthew Stafford 22 32 346 68.8 10.8 1 5 2 0 125.3 0

Rushing

NY Giants

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Rashad Jennings 16 46 2.9 14 1 0
Andre Williams 5 9 1.8 5 0 0
Jerrel Jernigan 1 -2 -2.0 -2 0 0

Detroit

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Joique Bell 15 51 3.4 12 1 0
Reggie Bush 9 15 1.7 6 0 0
Golden Tate 1 4 4.0 4 0 0
Theo Riddick 1 4 4.0 4 0 0
Matthew Stafford 4 2 0.5 5 1 0

Receiving

NY Giants

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Larry Donnell 5 8 56 11.2 19 1 0
Rashad Jennings 4 5 50 12.5 21 0 0
Jerrel Jernigan 4 7 25 6.3 9 0 0
Victor Cruz 2 6 24 12.0 20 0 0
Daniel Fells 1 1 7 7.0 7 0 0
Rueben Randle 2 3 1 0.5 1 0 0
Andre Williams 0 1 0 N/A 0 0 0
Corey Washington 0 1 0 N/A 0 0 0

Detroit

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Calvin Johnson 7 11 164 23.4 67 2 0
Golden Tate 6 6 93 15.5 44 0 0
Reggie Bush 6 6 49 8.2 24 0 0
Joseph Fauria 1 3 26 26.0 26 0 0
Brandon Pettigrew 1 1 9 9.0 9 0 0
Joique Bell 1 1 5 5.0 5 0 0
Eric Ebron 0 2 0 N/A 0 0 0

Kicking

NY Giants

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Josh Brown 2 2 0 0 0 N/A 2

Detroit

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Sam Martin 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
Nate Freese 3 3 2 3 28 66.7 9

Punting

NY Giants

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Steve Weatherford 5 40.2 1 0

Detroit

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Sam Martin 2 54.5 1 0

Returns

NY Giants

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Quintin Demps 1 14 14.0 14 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Preston Parker 0 0 N/A 0 0 2 30 15.0 18 0

Detroit

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Jeremy Ross 0 0 N/A 0 0 3 11 3.7 6 0

Defense

NY Giants

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Cullen Jenkins 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Antrel Rolle 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Patterson 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Mathias Kiwanuka 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Fells 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jon Beason 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie 4 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0
Jameel McClain 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Robert Ayers Jr. 1 0 1.0 5 0 0 0 0
Rashad Jennings 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Pierre-Paul 2 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Walter Thurmond III 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Stevie Brown 6 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Prince Amukamara 4 4 0.0 0 2 0 0 0
Jerrel Jernigan 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jacquian Williams 5 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Spencer Paysinger 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Herzlich 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Rueben Randle 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnathan Hankins 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Nat Berhe 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Detroit

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Rashean Mathis 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
C.J. Mosley 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Tulloch 6 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Jones 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
DeAndre Levy 9 1 0.0 0 1 1 13 0
Glover Quin 4 1 0.0 0 2 1 18 0
Ndamukong Suh 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Joique Bell 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
George Johnson 2 1 1.5 15 0 0 0 0
Nick Fairley 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Isa Abdul-Quddus 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahir Whitehead 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Travis Lewis 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Ezekiel Ansah 0 1 0.5 5 0 0 0 0
Darius Slay 3 0 0.0 0 3 0 0 0
Devin Taylor 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Theo Riddick 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Nevin Lawson 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Caraun Reid 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jerome Couplin 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0