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New England 17, N.Y. Giants 12
When: 7:08 PM ET, Thursday, August 30, 2018
Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
Temperature: 85°
Head Official: Carl Cheffers
Attendance: 74220

New England Patriots seventh-round quarterback Danny Etling showed off his speed during Thursday's preseason finale, leading the visitors past the New York Giants 17-12 at MetLife Stadium.

Etling, third on the Patriots' QB depth chart behind Tom Brady and Brian Hoyer, broke free for an 86-yard touchdown run down the sideline with 3:58 remaining in the fourth quarter. Overall, he rushed seven times for 113 yards.

Etling, who played the entire game, struggled through the air, however, completing 18 of 32 passes for 157 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. Fellow rookie J.C. Jackson had two interceptions on defense for New England.

Giants quarterbacks Kyle Lauletta and Alex Tanney each threw a touchdown pass, including Tanney leading a 75-yard drive to the end zone with 48 seconds remaining in the game.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Rushing
New England   N.Y. Giants
Danny Etling Player Jalen Simmons
7 Attempts 11
113 Yards 41
16.1 Avg Yards 3.7
1 Touchdowns 0
86 Long 6
Receiving
New England   N.Y. Giants
K.J. Maye Player Amba Etta-Tawo
5 Receptions 1
71 Yards 41
14.2 Avg Yards 41.0
0 Touchdowns 1
45 Long 41
Team Stats Summary
 
  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sck FF
New England 349 199 150 2 1 2 3.0 1
N.Y. Giants 313 128 185 2 0 2 2.0 0
Upcoming Games
  • N.Y. Giants will play their next game at home against Jacksonville. The Giants have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • New England will play their next game at home against Houston. The Patriots have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.