The San Francisco 49ers defeated the New York Giants (1-2) at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on Thursday to begin Week 3 of the NFL season.
Given that they had started the season losing 60-0 in the first six quarters, the Giants, under the leadership of Daniel Jones, were coming off a thrilling victory over Arizona in the second half of the season that might have saved everything.
Conversely, Brock Purdy and company continue to lead the NFC West without a loss. Due to injuries, wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk of the 49ers and running back Saquon Barkley of the Giants both missed games, depriving their clubs of a vital offensive spark.
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Final: New York Giants 12, San Francisco 49ers 30a trio on the desk
To start the game, San Francisco carefully moved the ball down the field and entered the red zone, but Jake Moody’s 28-yard field goal was all that could separate them. Next, on its opening drive, New York moved the ball but had to settle for a field goal from Graham Gano that was 44 yards out.
No one disabled him.
Late in the first quarter, 49ers standout defensive end Nick Bosa recorded his first sack of the year when he had an open road to Jones and tackled the Giants quarterback.
bringing them under control
Early in the second quarter, the 49ers were able to enter the red zone thanks to two screen passes to running back Christian McCaffrey and wide receiver Deebo Samuel that resulted in a combined 47 yards. The San Francisco touchdown was scored on a third-and-five play from the New York 9-yard line when Purdy connected wide receiver Ronnie Bell, who managed to get his feet in bounds close to the pylon.
What San Francisco does
Giants defensive lineman Leonard Williams was called for roughing the passer, setting the ball on the 4-yard line. Purdy connected tight end George Kittle, who threaded his way through the defense for another 49ers first down. The Giants were faced with a third-and-12 on their 20-yard line. The following play, McCaffrey scored on a 4-yard run.
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The Giants moved into 49ers territory on the next play thanks to a 17-yard pass from Jones to wide receiver Darius Slayton, which put them in position for Gano, who made a 57-yard field goal with 13 seconds left in the first half.
Giants 6, 49ers 17, at halftime
In the first half, the 49ers dominated, holding the ball for 20 minutes and outgaining the Giants 242–88 in total yardage. The opening half saw McCaffrey create NFL history. Following his rushing touchdown, McCaffrey has now reached the end zone in 12 straight games (including playoff games), per FOX Sports Research. McCaffrey will tie Jerry Rice (1987) for the most consecutive games with a touchdown in 49ers history if he scores next week.
Giants profit from it.
After gaining possession for the first time in the second half, the 49ers and Giants both punted. The ball was then placed on the San Francisco 37-yard line for New York due to a fair catch interference penalty on Shemar Jean-Charles.
49ers defensive back Deommodore Lenoir was called for pass interference on the drive’s second play. Matt Breida scored an 8-yard touchdown run for the Giants one play later. However, they were unable to make a two-point conversion.
Samuel managed to elude four tackle attempts on the opening play of the subsequent drive, eventually reaching a 40-yard pickup. Moody capped the drive with a 21-yard field goal. With 4:08 left in the third quarter, San Francisco was ahead 20–12.
They simply won’t give up.
The 49ers forced a three-and-out from the Giants and then mounted another field goal drive. Kittle, who stiff-armed safety Xavier McKinney and continued to run through the New York secondary on the play, found Purdy for a 29-yard completion that set up the play.
After forcing another three-and-out from New York, San Francisco opened up a three-score advantage. The following drive’s eighth play saw Purdy score a 27-yard touchdown on a disputed pass from Samuel. There were 5:58 left in the fourth quarter, and the 49ers were ahead 30–12.
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Jones’ pass was repeatedly tipped, but in the end, 49ers safety Talanoa Hufanga made the interception.
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1.Who prevailed in the San Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants NFL game?The final score of the game was 30-12. In favor of the San Francisco 49ers.
Where did the 49ers and Giants NFL game take place?
2.The game was place in Santa Clara, California, at Levi’s Stadium.
In this game, who was the New York Giants’ starting quarterback?For the New York Giants, Daniel Jones was the starting quarterback.
3.Who scored the game’s opening touchdown?The San Francisco 49ers’ wide receiver Ronnie Bell scored the game’s first touchdown.
4.Which man led the Giants with a field goal from 57 yards out?
The New York Giants’ kicker, Graham Gano, made a 57-yard field goal.
5.How did the 49ers control the game in the first half?
The 49ers led the Giants 17–6 in total yardage during their 20-minute possession of the ball in the first half.
7.In this game, Christian McCaffrey set which NFL record?In this game, Christian McCaffrey scored a touchdown, extending his touchdown streak to 12 games in a row—including postseason games.
8.At the conclusion of the third quarter, what was the game’s final score?As the third quarter came to a close, the San Francisco 49ers led 20–12.
9.During the game, who made an interception for the 49ers?The San Francisco 49ers’ safety Talanoa Hufanga made an interception during the contest.
10.In this game, how did Deebo Samuel add to the 49ers’ offensive?Deebo Samuel contributed significantly to the 49ers’ offense, securing their victory with a touchdown reception and a 40-yard pick.