1:00 PM ET, October 4, 2009
Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO
Manning bruises heel but hooks up with Smith twice as Giants handle Chiefs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The greatest offensive line in the world couldn't have protected Eli Manning from this injury.
Eli On Right Track
Quarterback Eli Manning had another solid game (3 TDs, 1 INT) against the Chiefs on Sunday. So far in 2009, he has performed as well as he did in the Giants' first four games last season.
ESPN Stats and Information
• Eli Manning threw three TDs to pass Fran Tarkenton for sole possession of third on the Giants all-time list with 106 career passing TDs.
• The Chiefs have lost both eight straight overall and at home.
• While he hasn't thrown an interception, Matt Cassel has thrown for just 217 yards in his last two games (127 in this game).
• The Giants improved to 4-0 for the second straight year and third time since 1990.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Chiefs are in the middle of a four-week section through the NFC East, with Dallas and Washington to go. ... Giants' two first-quarter turnovers were their first in three games. ... Giants and Seattle are the only teams to play three straight on the road this year.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||6.0||3.1|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-4||2-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||12:49||Steve Smith 3 Yard Pass From Eli Manning (Lawrence Tynes Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 16 yds, 2:04
|FG||5:02||Ryan Succop 34 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 6 plays, 20 yds, 2:35
|TD||13:39||Steve Smith 25 Yard Pass From Eli Manning (Lawrence Tynes Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 71 yds, 1:39
|FG||0:02||Lawrence Tynes 25 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 9 plays, 80 yds, 1:49
|FG||10:25||Lawrence Tynes 40 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 20 yds, 4:38
|TD||13:28||Hakeem Nicks 54 Yard Pass From Eli Manning (Lawrence Tynes Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 66 yds, 2:08
|TD||9:31||Sean Ryan 1 Yard Pass From Matt Cassel (Matt Cassel Run For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 11 plays, 48 yds, 3:51
|TD||5:01||Bobby Wade 2 Yard Pass From Matt Cassel (Ryan Succop Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 12 plays, 59 yds, 3:34