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New York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals Pick & Prediction NOV 29TH 2020

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Wayne Gallman scored a touchdown and rushed for a career-high 94 yards, Graham Gano kicked four field goals and the visiting New York Giants beat the Cincinnati Bengals 19-17 Sunday afternoon to move into first place in the NFC East.

The Giants (4-7) won their third straight game but also lost quarterback Daniel Jones to a hamstring injury in the third quarter. Jones was injured after getting tackled on a scramble with 10:45 remaining in the quarter, tried to play through it and was replaced by Colt McCoy after two plays on New York's next series.

The Giants are tied with the Washington Football Team atop the NFC East, but hold the head-to-head tiebreaker and will head into Week 13 leading the division if the Philadelphia Eagles lose to the Seattle Seahawks Monday night.

Gallman scored his sixth rushing touchdown since Week 7 on New York's first series when he plunged in from 1 yard out.

Gano returned from the reserve/COVID-19 list and extended his streak to 24 straight made field goals by converting kicks of 49, 40, 39 and 32 yards.

Jones completed 16-of-27 passes for 213 yards and produced a turnover-free performance before exiting. McCoy completed 6-of-10 passes for 31 yards.

A week after losing rookie Joe Burrow to a season-ending knee injury, Cincinnati turned to Brandon Allen. In his fourth career start, Allen completed 17-of-29 passes for 136 yards and a touchdown but was intercepted once.

The Bengals (2-8-1) lost their third straight and mustered only 155 yards of offense. Cincinnati's first touchdown came on Brandon Wilson's 103-yard kickoff return with 9:50 left in the first quarter and it was the longest play in team history.

Cincinnati held a 10-7 lead on Randy Bullock's 44-yard field with 3:32 remaining in the first half and was within 19-17 on a 1-yard TD reception by Tee Higgins with 2:33 remaining. The Bengals regained possession with 57 seconds remaining but the Giants sealed the win when Leonard Williams sacked Allen and recovered a fumble.

After Cincinnati went ahead, Gano's first field goal evened the game with 21 seconds left in the half. Gano gave the Giants a 13-10 lead in the third, extended the lead to 16-10 with 11:35 left in the fourth and made his final field goal with 3:58 remaining before New York survived the comeback attempt.

--Field Level Media

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New York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals Recap NOV 29TH 2020

First-round rookie Daniel Jones had another impressive outing, throwing for 141 yards as the visiting New York Giants beat the Cincinnati Bengals 25-23 in preseason action Thursday night.

Jones hit 9 of 11 attempts while playing four series, bringing his preseason stat line to 25 of 30 for 369 yards and a touchdown. He fumbled once on a sack, but the Giants recovered.

Jones entered after Eli Manning went 4 of 8 for 41 yards in one series, leading a 15-play, 66-yard drive for a field goal. Giants wideout Brittan Golden had two catches for 59 yards and a 68-yard punt return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Andy Dalton was sharp for the Bengals, going 7 of 10 for 104 yards and a touchdown in three series of work. Fourth-round rookie Ryan Finley continued his strong preseason by going 14 of 20 for 155 yards.

--Field Level Media

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