The New York Giants came back from a 14-point deficit and beat the Packers in the second game of the season played in London [Videos]

The New York Giants came back from a 14-point deficit and beat the Packers in the second game of the season played in London [Videos]

The victory of the Giants against the Packers is the fourth that New York has accumulated this season and they currently occupy the third position in the Eastern Division of the National Conference

The second game of the NFL season in London was played this Sunday and saw the New York Giants come back from a 14-point deficit this Sunday and beat the Green Bay Packers 27-22 in game week five of the 2022 season. of the NFL.

The Giants-Packers, played at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, was the second of five international games that the NFL has scheduled this year outside the United States, of which one more will be in London, one in Munich and one in Mexico.

For New York, quarterback Daniel Jones had 217 yards, completed 21 of 27 passes and was sacked once. The Packers’ Aaron Rodgers had 222 yards, two touchdown passes and was caught once.

Green Bay took a 3-0 lead with a field goal on their first drive and extended it to 10-0 on their next drive with a touchdown pass to Allen Lazard.

The Packers’ defense kept the Giants’ attack under control, allowing only a three-point kick late in the first quarter that brought them within 10-3.

In the second quarter Rodgers reiterated the dominance of his attack with a long drive of 14 plays that covered 75 yards, consumed almost eight minutes and culminated with his second touchdown shipment, this time for the 38-year-old Marcedes Lewis, who pushed away to the Packers 17-3.

The Giants woke up thanks to the power of their leading rusher Saquon Barkley, who helped position their offense inside the five-yard line, which opened the way for a reversible double that finished Daniel Bellinger with a touchdown that tightened the score to 17-10. .

With just over a minute to go before halftime, Rodgers guided his offense from range to a field goal made by Mason Crosby and put them ahead 20-10 late in the first half.

At the beginning of the third quarter, the Packers’ defense closed again and New York once again settled for a field goal that put them seven points behind, 20-13.

Daniel Jones shook off the pressure of the defense with his ability to get out of the pocket and his ability to gain rushing yards; this unsettled the Green Bay safeties, who allowed the quarterback to free the receiver from him.

The situation paved the way for a 20-20 tie with a Gary Brightwell run touchdown in the fourth quarter.

The reaction carried over into the next drive, reloaded on the strength of the running game, with Gary Brightwell’s touchdown putting the Giants up 27-20 for the first time in the game.

The Packers tried to come back. They advanced to the Giants six-yard line, but were stopped by the defense.

Cornered inside their six-yard line and to consume the remaining time, the Giants caused a self-scoring that left the score 27-22 in their favor.

In this way the Giants achieve their fourth win of the season and at the moment they are in third place in the Eastern Division in the National Conference.

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