In a simulation of the Week 2 matchup at State Farm Stadium, the defenses ruled. The Giants won the game 13-10. The Cardinals missed a field goal and had another blocked.
The Cardinals only had 255 total yards and the Giants won with only 184 and quarterback Daniel Jones completed 10-of-19 passes for 85 yards and an interception. His one-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter was the difference.
The Giants got a 36-yard field goal on the first possession. It was punts and interceptions until late in the second quarter. The Giants added 45-yard kick to make it 6-0 and then the Cardinals got on the board with an 18-yard Matt Prater field goal after the they failed score a touchdown, getting all the way to inside the one after going for it three times on fourth down in the drive.
After halftime, the Cardinals had a 46-yard field goal blocked and Prater missed from 61 yards. The Cardinals forced three Giants punts until the fourth quarter.
Jones had a one-yard touchdown run to give them a 13-3 lead.
The Cardinals pulled within three points with a six-yard touchdown pass from Josh Dobbs to Hollywood Brown, but they failed to recover the onside kick and the Giants ran out the clock.
Dobbs was 18-for-33 passing for 168 yards, a touchdown and a pick. He was sacked four times.
Hollywood Brown led in receiving with six catches for 68 yards and a score.