Giants vs. Titans: Statistics, numbers and broken records

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The New York Giants stunned the Tennessee Titans in Week 1, storming back from 13 points down to steal a victory in the waning moments of the fourth quarter.

It was a refreshing change-of-pace for this Giants team, but there is little time to bask in the glory. A Week 2 matchup with the Carolina Panthers looms.

Here’s a glance at what interesting stats, numbers and broken records were birthed from the Week 1 win over the Titans.

  • Brian Daboll picked up his first-ever win as a head coach.

  • The opening weekend win was the first for the Giants since 2016 and just their second over a 12-year span.

  • The win was the Giants’ first-ever opening weekend win on the road against an AFC team.

  • With the win, the Giants go to 1-0 and are over .500 for the first time since 2016.

  • The Titans scored a touchdown on their opening series, which was the first TD the Giants surrendered on an opening series in an opening game since 2014.

  • The Giants gained 394 yards of offense, which was their highest output without an overtime period since Sept. 16, 2021 against the Washington Commanders.

  • New York totaled 238 yards rushing, which was their most since Dec. 31, 2017 (260).

  • Saquon Barkley rushed for 164 yards, which was the third-most of his career and his highest ever total away from FedEx Field.

  • Barkley’s 68-yard run tied the second-longest of his NFL career.

  • Barkley totaled 194 yards from scrimmage, the fourth-most of his career.

  • Daniel Jones completed 81% of his passes (17 of 21 with one drop), which was the highest completion percentage of his career.

  • Jones hit Sterling Shepard for a 65-yard touchdown in the second half, which was the second-longest of his career.

  • Chris Myarick scored the second touchdown of his career (both from one-yard out).

  • Tomon Fox appeared in his first NFL game and recorded his first career sack (the team’s only sack in Week 1).

  • Daniel Bellinger and Evan Neal each drew their first career start.

  • Wan’Dale Robinson saw his first NFL action and recorded his first career reception.

  • Jason Pinnock recovered his first career fumble.

  • Brian Daboll won his first-ever NFL challenge as a head coach.


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Story originally appeared on Giants Wire