New York Giants vs. Cleveland Browns

NYG
6
CLE
10
FINAL
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NYG 03306
CLE 073010

Game Information
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 62,075

CLEVELAND (AP) Odell Beckham Jr. didn't point fingers or make accusations.

After possibly dodging a major injury, New York's flashy wide receiver calmly moved on.

No theatrics were necessary.

Beckham sprained his left ankle on a questionable hit in the first half of the Giants' 10-6 exhibition loss to the Cleveland Browns on Monday night.

After catching an 18-yard pass from Eli Manning in the first half, Beckham was undercut by Browns cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun, who drove his shoulder and helmet into the star receiver's left leg. Beckham's legs flipped into the air and he banged his head hard on the turf.

"I'm pretty concerned," Beckham said. "But I'll be all right."

The Giants (0-2) said Beckham only suffered a sprain, but the team will have further medical tests conducted Tuesday. One of the NFL's most electrifying playmakers, the 24-year-old Beckham caught 101 passes last season and recently said he wants to be the league's highest-paid player.

"It feels like a sprained ankle, a rolled ankle," Beckham said. "It feels like you know you hurt your ankle. That's how it feels."

Earlier, Beckham was visibly upset by what he thought was an unnecessary shot for a preseason game. He glared at Boddy-Calhoun as he limped off the field.

Beckham, who spent the second half in street clothes on the sideline and jogged to the locker room afterward, didn't call Boddy-Calhoun's hit dirty.

"I don't know, it's just football I guess, preseason," he said, shaking his head. "I'm not really the judge. It's just football in my opinion."

Browns coach Hue Jackson defended Boddy-Calhoun.

"I don't think any of our players try to do things maliciously," Jackson said. "It's tackle."

The Browns (2-0) won their second straight game after going a combined 1-19 in 2016.

Beckham's injury came shortly after more than a dozen Cleveland knelt in a circle on the sideline and prayed during the national anthem. Several players bowed their heads and clasped hands while others showed support by placing their hands on their teammates' shoulders.

"The United States is the greatest country in the world," tight end Seth DeValve said. "It is because it provides opportunities to its citizens that no other country does. The issue is that it doesn't provide equal opportunity to everybody. And I wanted to support my African-American teammates today who wanted to take a knee.

"We wanted to draw attention to the fact that there's things in this country that still need to change."

All the drama upstaged Cleveland's quarterback competition. Brock Osweiler started his second straight game and completed 6 of 8 passes for 25 yards in two series. He was intercepted by Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who snagged a tipped pass on the Browns' opening drive.

Osweiler came in favored to win the starting job over rookie DeShone Kizer, who scored on a 1-yard sneak and finished 8 of 13 for 74 yards.

Jackson hopes to name his starting quarterback for the Sept. 10 regular-season opener by Wednesday.

Cody Kessler, who appeared to fall out of the race, completed 7 of 7 passes for 50 yards.

After sitting out the preseason opener, Manning went 10 of 14 for 80 yards.

ROOKIE WATCH

Giants: DT Dalvin Tomlinson was credited with two tackles. ... RB Wayne Gallman rushed for a team-high 22 yards on five carries.

Browns: DE Myles Garrett, the top overall pick in this year's draft, sacked Manning in the first half . ... Jabrill Peppers returned a punt 31 yards, started at strong safety and had four tackles. ... TE David Njoku had one catch for 1 yard in his first preseason action after missing the opener with a sore back.

SITTING OUT

Giants: WRs Darius Powe (hamstring) and Dwayne Harris (upper body) did not play. LB Keenan Robinson remains in the concussion protocol.

Browns: RB Isaiah Crowell was a surprise scratch with a groin injury. Pro Bowl LT Joe Thomas sat out as expected along with starting LG Joel Bitonio (knee) and NT Danny Shelton (knee), who both sustained injuries in practice last week. The team has been vague about any specifics about their injuries or how long they could be out.

INJURIES

Giants: WR Brandon Marshall (shoulder) underwent X-rays after exiting in the third quarter. Results were not immediately made available by the team. ... CB Michael Hunter (concussion) and WR Tavarres King (ankle) were also injured.

Browns: LB Tank Carder sustained a knee injury in the first quarter and did not return. ... DB Justin Currie was helped off the field with an apparent left ankle injury in the fourth quarter. ... T Matt McCants (right leg) and rookie DL Larry Ogunjobi were helped off the field in the fourth.

UP NEXT

Giants: Host the New York Jets on Saturday.

Browns: Play at Tampa Bay on Saturday.

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1st Quarter Summary
Time Team Play Detail Giants Browns
No scoring this quarter.

2nd Quarter Summary
Time Team Play Detail Giants Browns
13:05 Mike Nugent 38 yd FG 3 0
01:10 DeShone Kizer 1 yd run (Cody Parkey kick) 3 7

3rd Quarter Summary
Time Team Play Detail Giants Browns
07:23 Zane Gonzalez 39 yd FG 3 10
01:54 Aldrick Rosas 47 yd FG 6 10

Team Stats
  New York Cleveland
1st Downs 13 18
Total Yards 212 242
Passing 147 134
Passing Completions/Attempts 23-35 22-29
Yards/Pass 4.0 4.3
Rushing 65 108
Rushing Attempts 20 31
Yards/Rush 3.3 3.5
Turnovers 3 2
Fumbles Lost 2 1
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Possession 25:00 35:00

New York Passing
Player CP ATT YDS AVG TD INT
Eli Manning 10 14 80 5.7 0 0
Geno Smith 11 17 79 4.7 0 1
Josh Johnson 2 4 6 1.5 0 0

Cleveland Passing
Player CP ATT YDS AVG TD INT
DeShone Kizer 8 13 74 5.7 0 0
Cody Kessler 7 7 50 7.1 0 0
Brock Osweiler 6 8 25 3.1 0 1
Kevin Hogan 1 1 7 7.0 0 0

New York Rushing
Player ATT YDS AVG TD LG
Wayne Gallman 5 22 4.4 0 11
Shane Vereen 2 16 8.0 0 8
Orleans Darkwa 4 11 2.8 0 9
Paul Perkins 6 10 1.7 0 16
Geno Smith 2 4 2.0 0 4
Sterling Shepard 1 2 2.0 0 2

Cleveland Rushing
Player ATT YDS AVG TD LG
DeShone Kizer 5 35 7.0 1 12
Duke Johnson Jr. 9 28 3.1 0 8
Matthew Dayes 5 15 3.0 0 10
Terrence Magee 4 15 3.8 0 11
Cody Kessler 2 6 3.0 0 6
Brock Osweiler 1 6 6.0 0 6
Jordan Payton 1 4 4.0 0 4
Kevin Hogan 4 -1 -0.2 0 2

New York Receiving
Player REC YDS AVG TD LG
Odell Beckham Jr. 3 37 12.3 0 18
Evan Engram 3 32 10.7 0 21
Will Tye 3 24 8.0 0 14
Wayne Gallman 2 20 10.0 0 10
Travis Rudolph 2 16 8.0 0 10
Sterling Shepard 3 9 3.0 0 5
Tavarres King 1 7 7.0 0 7
Roger Lewis 1 6 6.0 0 6
Rhett Ellison 1 6 6.0 0 6
Matt LaCosse 1 4 4.0 0 4
Paul Perkins 1 2 2.0 0 2
Brandon Marshall 1 2 2.0 0 2
Khalid Abdullah 1 0 0.0 0 0

Cleveland Receiving
Player REC YDS AVG TD LG
Matthew Dayes 5 29 5.8 0 11
Corey Coleman 2 29 14.5 0 20
Rannell Hall 2 25 12.5 0 13
Danny Vitale 1 16 16.0 0 16
Mario Alford 1 12 12.0 0 12
Rashard Higgins 1 9 9.0 0 9
Kenny Britt 1 8 8.0 0 8
J.P. Holtz 1 7 7.0 0 7
Josh Boyce 1 7 7.0 0 7
Randall Telfer 1 6 6.0 0 6
Duke Johnson Jr. 1 3 3.0 0 3
Terrence Magee 2 2 1.0 0 1
Seth DeValve 2 2 1.0 0 4
David Njoku 1 1 1.0 0 1

New York Defense
Player TACKLES ASST SACKS SACK YDS
B.J. Goodson 5 2 1 10
Nat Berhe 4 2 0 0
Janoris Jenkins 3 0 0 0
Calvin Munson 3 1 0 0
Deontae Skinner 3 0 0 0
DaShaun Amos 2 0 0 0
Valentino Blake 2 1 0 0
Jonathan Casillas 2 2 0 0
Curtis Grant 2 1 0 0
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie 2 0 0 0
Dalvin Tomlinson 2 1 0 0
Jason Pierre-Paul 1 1 0.5 6
Andrew Adams 1 0 0 0
Chris Casher 1 0 0 0
Landon Collins 1 0 0 0
Michael Hunter 1 0 0 0
Devon Kennard 1 0 0 0
Avery Moss 1 0 0 0
Darian Thompson 1 0 0 0
Jordan Williams 1 0 0 0
Kerry Wynn 1 0 0 0
Olivier Vernon 0 1 0.5 6
Jay Bromley 0 1 0 0
Steven Daniels 0 1 0 0
Donte Deayon 0 1 0 0
Damon Harrison 0 1 0 0
Roger Lewis 0 0 0 0
Romeo Okwara 0 1 0 0
Eric Pinkins 0 0 0 0
Trey Robinson 0 0 0 0
Travis Rudolph 0 0 0 0
Sterling Shepard 0 0 0 0
Robert Thomas 0 1 0 0
Brad Wing 0 0 0 0

Cleveland Defense
Player TACKLES ASST SACKS SACK YDS
Joe Schobert 5 1 1 9
Jason McCourty 4 0 0 0
Briean Boddy-Calhoun 3 0 0 0
Desmond Bryant 3 2 0 0
James Burgess 3 0 0 0
Justin Currie 3 1 0 0
Jabrill Peppers 3 1 0 0
Kai Nacua 2 1 0 0
Jamar Taylor 2 0 0 0
Myles Garrett 1 0 1 9
Jamie Collins Sr. 1 1 0 0
Joe Haden 1 0 0 0
Alvin Hill 1 0 0 0
Darius Hillary 1 1 0 0
Christian Kirksey 1 0 0 0
Carl Nassib 1 0 0 0
Karter Schult 1 1 0 0
Channing Stribling 1 0 0 0
Anthony Fabiano 0 0 0 0
Derrick Kindred 0 2 0 0
Emmanuel Ogbah 0 1 0 0
Kenneth Olugbode 0 2 0 0
Calvin Pryor 0 0 0 0
JC Tretter 0 0 0 0

New York Interceptions
Player INT YDS TD
Jason Pierre-Paul 1 -1 0

Cleveland Interceptions
Player INT YDS TD
Briean Boddy-Calhoun 1 1 0

New York Kick Returns
Player KR YDS AVG TD LNG
No kick return stats.

Cleveland Kick Returns
Player KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Mario Alford 2 32 16.0 0 17

New York Punt Returns
Player PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Donte Deayon 1 0 0.0 0 0

Cleveland Punt Returns
Player PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Jabrill Peppers 3 35 11.7 0 31

New York Kicking
Player FGM FGA PCT LG
Mike Nugent 1 1 100.0 38
Aldrick Rosas 1 1 100.0 47

Cleveland Kicking
Player FGM FGA PCT LG
Zane Gonzalez 1 1 100.0 39

New York Punting
Player PUNTS YDS LG
Brad Wing 3 144 52

Cleveland Punting
Player PUNTS YDS LG
Britton Colquitt 5 217 49