Dustin Hopkins scored a 43-yard field goal without a time-down after a penalty counteracted a mistake a few seconds ago, Washington New York Giants Thursday night 30-29.
Hopkins missed his first attempt to win the game, but he was given grace when Dexter Lawrence was flagged as offside.His next attempt was good, gave Washington (1-1) Give Taylor Heinicke another moment in the sun with a wild victory.
28-year-old Heinicke, who caused a bit of sensation in Washington when he got out of ambiguity to play against Tom Brady and Tampa Bay in last year’s playoffs, threw 336 yards and two touchdowns. He made a huge sacrifice to Washington with a late intercept, but Heinicke field goaled Washington after Graham Gano’s fifth field goal in the game gave the Giants a 29-27 lead with 2:00 remaining. Returned to the range of.
Daniel Jones threw a 249 yards and a Giants (0-2) touchdown. He also ran for 95 yards and TD.
It was Washington’s highly advertised defense that didn’t take its weight for most of the night. New York scored with the first four belongings in the second half, but after the Giants went up to 26-20, Heinicke took only 17 seconds to move Washington forward.
JD Maxic slipped into the downfield at the 56-yard reception, and Ricky Seals Jones surpassed Adoree’Jackson in the corner of the end zone, raising Washington to 27-26 with a 19-yard TD.
The Giants then had to punt, but when Washington was about to run out of clocks, James Bradbury picked up Heinicke’s pass and gave the Giants the ball in Washington 20.
Washington’s defense was forced into a field goal, giving Heinicke another chance.
After struggling to stop Justin Herbert and the Chargers last weekend, Washington’s defense was once again in trouble at the start of the game. New York led 7-0 when Jones ran 6 yards and advanced 79 yards in 11 plays when he first got the ball.
Jones was freed for what initially looked like a 58-yard touchdown run after Washington tied it to Terry McLaurin with Heinicke’s 11-yard scoring pass. However, the play was shortened by a holding penalty and the Giants settled on the field goal.
Washington took a 14-10 lead in a two-yard TD run by Maxic in the last minute of the second half.
Jones found Darius Layton in a 33-yard TD in the third quarter, leading New York 20-14.
The second half passcut of Heinike was the only turnover of the game, but there were many penalties for both teams. Washington was 80 yards and 9 yards, and the Giants were 81 yards and 11 yards.
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