Matt Ryan won the statistics competition but Eli Manning and the Giants grabbed the only victory that counted a 30-20 win over the Falcons at MetLife Stadium.
The Giants grabbed an early lead on Eli Manning’s 3 yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Reuben Randle on their second offensive series.
Atlanta battled back on the very next possession on a 10 yard run by Stephen Jackson. The Falcons added two field goals by Matt Bryant to take a 13-10 lead at the half.
Mr. Electric, running back Antone Smith, broke off yet another exciting run turning a short pass from Ryan into a 74 yard touchdown.
Andre Williams capped a 9 play 81 yard drive going through a hole off the hip of center J.D. Walton and over Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow for a 3 yard touchdown.
Rookie wide receiver and top pick Odell Beckham introduced himself to the New York fan base catching a 15 yard touchdown pass from Manning to give the lead back to the Giants.
Josh Brown added a pair of field goals to complete the comeback and raise the G-men’s record to 3-2 on the year. The loss drops Atlanta to 2-3.