Field marshal Matthew Stafford effectively led the Detroit Lions’ offense that took home 10-24 to the New York Giants in the traditional Monday game that closed Week 2 of the competition. the National Football League (NFL).
Stafford made two scorecards and rookie Jamal Agnew opened the game with a 88-yard punt return return in the fourth quarter that decided the Lions’ 2-0 win in second straight.
The Lions captured quarterback Eli Manning on five occasions and Stafford got another big game, sending the Giants (0-2) to a disappointing second consecutive performance in a long-awaited campaign.
Starter receiver Odell Beckham junior has returned from an ankle injury, but the Giants have again suffered offensively.
The defense of the Lions did a great job and at no time let Manning be a factor like Beckham junior, who disappeared.
Stafford found wide receiver Marvin Jones for a 27-yard touchdown in the first quarter and then threw tight end Eric Ebron for the 7-yard lead in the second quarter.
Pitcher Matt Prater added a 56-yard field goal just before halftime, one that hit the horizontal bar before entering to help the Lions get 17-7 at half-time.
Manning completed 22 of 32 passes for 239 yards with a touchdown and an interception, leaving his pacemaker at 87.9, compared to Stafford’s 117.6. efe