The San Francisco 49ers capitalized on five interceptions from Giants quarterback Eli Manning to win 16-10.
Here’s how it happened.
Both Offenses Struggle in First Half
Both New York’s and San Francisco’s offenses struggled in the first half of Sunday’s game. The Giants scored on their opening drive when quarterback Eli Manning found Larry Donnell (pictured above) for a 19-yard touchdown pass. After that, the 49ers hit three field goals before halftime to take a 9-7 lead.
49ers Score TD On Opening Drive of Second Half
The 49ers extended their lead by scoring their first touchdown of the game on their opening drive of the second half. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (pictured above) hit Michael Crabtree for a 48-yard pass.
The Giants responded with a field goal to cut San Francisco’s lead to 16-10.
Manning Throws Fifth Interception, 49ers Win
It was a rough day for Giants quarterback Eli Manning, as he threw five interceptions against San Francisco. The fifth (vine above) came on the Giants’ last chance in San Francisco territory.
After that, the Giants had one last chance, but were unable to get into San Francisco territory before failing on one final fourth down attempt.
The San Francisco 49ers play their second consecutive road game when they take on the New York Giants Sunday afternoon.
The 49ers (5-4) are one game behind Seattle and three games behind Arizona in the NFC West after snapping a two-game losing streak with their win at New Orleans last week. Meanwhile, the Giants are 3-6 and are 3.5 games behind Dallas and four behind Philadelphia in the NFC East after dropping four straight games.