Giants Break 7-Game Losing Streak; Dominate Titans 36-7

It may have had to come against a bad team, but whatever the case may be, the Giants gained a win on Sunday, breaking their 7-game losing streak with a dominant 36-7 win over the Titans Sunday in Nahsville.

Eli Manning threw for 260 yards and a touchdown, and Odell Beckham Jr. set a team rookie record with his fourth game with 100 yards receiving this season: 11 catches for 130 yards and a TD.

“I don’t want to use that word relief,” Giants coach Tom Coughlin said.

“We work hard for that outcome, and we didn’t get it. We finally got a win after many weeks of starving. We feel good about that. We’re going to smile a little bit about the win before we get started on Washington. That’ll be about 10 minutes from now.”

The Giants (4-9) won for the first time since October 5th. Andre Williams helped the cause for big blue, rushing for a season-high 131 yards, including a 50-yard TD.

Tennessee (2-11) lost its seventh straight and for the 11th time in 12 games with a performance that had fans booing and even a handful wearing paper bags over their heads. This is the franchise’s longest slide since losing 11 straight in 1994 as the then-Houston Oilers.

The Titans’ loss became even more painful with rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger hurting his sprained right shoulder in the fourth quarter, and he did not return. Mettenberger said his shoulder hurt after the game, and he will have an MRI exam Monday.

The Giants came in with an NFL-high 19 players on injured reserve but relatively healthy on offense, even with running back Rashad Jennings not starting because of a sore ankle that kept him out of practice.

With Manning and Beckham connecting early and often, they helped the Giants dominate with a 402-207 edge in total offense.

Manning was excited they got the win a week after blowing a 21-0 lead in losing to the Jaguars.

“We got off to the fast start which we’ve been doing the last few weeks, but we came out in the second half and finished the game,” Manning said.

Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who played on this field in college at Tennessee State, had a 36-yard TD off an interception wiped out by a personal foul on Damontre Moore for a hit on Mettenberger.

Josh Brown kicked his fifth field goal for a 36-7 lead.


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One Response to “Giants Break 7-Game Losing Streak; Dominate Titans 36-7”

  1. Berdj Rassam says:

    It was an easy win for the Giants against a woeful Titans team.

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