Daniel Jones leads Giants to win over Vikings to advance in playoffs

Daniel Jones leads Giants to win over Vikings to advance in playoffs

MINNEAPOLIS — A Giants season that was so unexpectedly fruitful continues to develop and prosper.

As soon as once more carried by the ascending Daniel Jones, the Giants went into hostile territory and lit up the scoreboard. This was no defensive wrestle, as so many Giants playoff video games of yesteryear turned out to be. The Giants wanted to maintain tempo with the prolific Vikings and Jones was as much as the problem.  He used his arms and his legs and guided his staff to a frantic and pulsating 31-24 victory at ear-splitting U.S. Financial institution Stadium.

It’s onward and upward for a Giants staff that has already exceeded even probably the most optimistic expectations within the first yr for normal supervisor Joe Schoen and head coach Brian Daboll. The Giants (10-7-1) advance to face a well-known foe in a well-known venue, set for yet one more tangle with the Eagles (14-3) on Saturday at Lincoln Monetary Area.  Because the No. 1 seed within the NFC, the Eagles loved a bye within the first spherical. The Giants had been 0-2 towards the Eagles this season, hammered at house (48-22) on Dec. 11 and shedding 22-16 a month later within the regular-season finale on the Linc, with the Giants resting their starters and the Eagles going all out to lock up the highest seed within the division.

This was the primary playoff victory for the Giants since they defeated the Patriots 21-17 in Tremendous Bowl XLVI – again on Feb. 5, 2012.

Isaiah Hodgins, 18, celebrates after his landing reception.
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Saquon Barkley rushes for a landing within the first quarter.
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Graham Gano kicks a discipline objective in the course of the second quarter.
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Jones was sensible. He was 24 of 35 for 301 yards, two touchdowns and no turnovers.  He ran it 17 instances for a team-high 78 yards.  Isaiah Hodgins caught eight passes for 105 yards and a landing.

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