The Giants lost to Tampa Bay when the two teams last met, but they didn't allow Tampa Bay the same satisfaction this time around. The Giants came out on top in a nail-biter against Tampa Bay on Sunday, sneaking past 38-35. Kudos to the oddsmakers for accurately forecasting both the winner and the close margin.
Saquon Barkley, who rushed for 142 yards and 2 touchdowns on 27 carries, was a major factor in the Giants's success. They also relied on Aldrick Rosas, whose yards on play 52-yard field goal boot in the third quarter constituted the difference in the matchup. Peyton Barber and Mike Evans were two go-getters for Tampa Bay despite the defeat. The former rushed for 106 yards and 1 touchdown on 18 carries, while the latter caught 6 passes for 120 yards and 1 touchdown.
The victory makes it two in a row for the Giants and bumps their record up to 3-7. Tampa Bay's loss makes it four in a row and drags their record down to 3-7.
Next week the Giants will take on Philadelphia at 1:00 p.m. Tampa Bay will look to defend their home turf against San Francisco at 1:00 p.m. Both of those teams will be looking to wash their mouths of the bitter taste of defeat when they meet up.