The New York Giants pulled off a stunning upset over the San Francisco 49ers in a thrilling Thursday Night Football game at Levi’s Stadium. The Giants scored a touchdown with 10 seconds left to win 27-24, snapping the 49ers’ three-game winning streak.
Giants Rally in Fourth Quarter
The Giants trailed 24-13 entering the fourth quarter, but they did not give up. Quarterback Daniel Jones led two scoring drives, capped by a 12-yard touchdown pass to tight end Evan Engram and a two-point conversion to wide receiver Sterling Shepard. The Giants defense then forced a three-and-out, giving Jones one more chance to win the game.
Jones Delivers Game-Winning Drive
Jones showed his poise and accuracy on the final drive, completing six of seven passes for 75 yards. He also scrambled for 11 yards on a crucial third down. With 10 seconds left, Jones found wide receiver Darius Slayton in the back of the end zone for a 16-yard touchdown, sending the Giants bench into a frenzy. Kicker Graham Gano added the extra point to seal the victory.
49ers Suffer Injuries and Turnovers
The 49ers had a rough night, losing several key players to injuries and committing three turnovers. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo left the game in the second quarter with a shoulder injury and did not return. Running back Raheem Mostert also exited with an ankle injury, while tight end George Kittle and linebacker Fred Warner suffered concussions. The 49ers also lost two fumbles and threw an interception, giving the Giants short fields and momentum.
Highlights from the Game
You can watch the highlights from the game on YouTube. Some of the best plays include:
- Jones’ game-winning touchdown pass to Slayton
- Jones’ 49-yard touchdown pass to Shepard in the first quarter
- Garoppolo’s 36-yard touchdown pass to Deebo Samuel in the second quarter
- Mostert’s 80-yard touchdown run on the first play of the game
- Giants safety Logan Ryan’s interception of backup quarterback Trey Lance in the third quarter