Buccaneers Fall 41-34 Against New York - Game Recap
The Giants got a 3-TD performance from Eli Manning as New York handed Tampa Bay a 41-34 defeat on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Giants were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 43.5.
Andre Brown rushed for 71 yards, while Ahmad Bradshaw added 16 yards in the win. Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz added 199 and 179 receiving yards respectively.
Doug Martin rushed for 66 yards for Tampa Bay, while Preston Parker added 7 yards. Josh Freeman threw for 243 yards for the Buccaneers, while receivers Vincent Jackson and Mike Williams had 128 and 59 yards respectively.
New York outgained Tampa Bay 604-307 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 31-14 by the Giants.
New York led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:29/26:31 split in that important category.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Dallas.