The San Francisco 49ers beat the New York Giants, 16-10, as their defense shined with five interceptions.
The San Francisco 49ers defense shined in a 16-10 victory on the road against the New York Giants, and they improved their record to 6-4 to stay in contention for a playoff spot in a stacked NFC.
The 49ers held a 16-7 lead in the third quarter, but Giants kicker Josh Brown trimmed the lead to six with a 43-yard field goal. There was no scoring after this field goal.
The 49ers defense came up with five interceptions from Giants quarterback Eli Manning, including one in the red zone at the end when the Giants were attempting to pull of a comeback win.
Manning threw for 280 yards and one touchdown to go with his interceptions. Wide receiver Rueben Randle stepped up as he caught seven passes for 112 yards, and Odell Beckham Jr. added six catches for 93 yards.
For the 49ers, quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw for 193 yards and a touchdown on 15-of-29 passing, and running back Frank Gore carried the ball 19 times for 95 rushing yards.