The New York Giants improved to 2-2 as they defeated the Washington Redskins, 45-14. Quarterback Eli Manning had five total touchdowns in this game.
The New York Giants won their second game in a row to improve to 2-2 as they dominated the Washington Redskins, 45-14. They took an early 14-0 lead and maintained the lead throughout the entire game.
Giants quarterback Eli Manning returned to Super Bowl MVP form as he completed 28-of-39 of his passes for 300 yards with four touchdown passes and one interception. He also added a fifth touchdown on the ground.
Three of these touchdown passes went to tight end Larry Donnell, who finished with seven catches for 54 yards.
The Giants’ running game also thrived as rookie Andre Williams rushed for 66 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries. Rashad Jennings added another 55 yards on 13 carries.
Wide receiver Victor Cruz finished with 108 yards on six catches as Rueben Randle added another eight catches for 89 yards.
For the Redskins, quarterback Kirk Cousins had the worst game of his NFL career as he threw four interceptions and lost a fumble, totaling five turnovers.
Running back Alfred Morris ran for 63 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries, and running back Roy Helu led the Redskins with five catches for 78 yards.
The Redskins’ rough night was not only indicated by the scoreboard, as tight end Niles Paul was taken out of the game with a concussion.