New York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers

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Odell Beckham Jr. doubles his season touchdown total in this one, and Eli Manning throws three touchdown passes, as the New York Giants rally in the second half to beat the San Francisco 49ers.

2:00 | November 13, 2018 | Football, New York Giants, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Game Information
Location: Levi's Stadium Santa Clara, California
Attendance: 69,409

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Eli Manning threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard with 53 seconds left and the New York Giants snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the San Francisco 49ers 27-23 on Monday night.

"It meams a lot," Manning said. "That's what I told the guys this week. We've worked too hard not to be rewarded with wins. ... We just weren't able to get some of the outcomes or make the plays we needed to win. Today we were able to do that."

Manning threw two TD passes to Odell Beckham Jr. and then engineered the late game-winning drive with help from a pair of third-down penalties against Malcolm Smith and Ahkello Witherspoon.

Saquon Barkley then had a 23-yard catch to get the ball into the red zone and Manning connected with Shepard on third down to give the Giants (2-7) the win.

"I just saw man-to-man coverage," Shepard said. "That's something we've been practicing. I was able to capture the outside edge and Eli put the ball in a perfect place."

Matt Breida ran for 101 yards and scored two touchdowns for the 49ers (2-8), who were unable to win consecutive games under third-string quarterback Nick Mullens. Breida's 23-yard run helped set up a 30-yard field goal by Robbie Gould that gave the Niners a 23-20 lead with 2:46 to play.

But the 49ers allowed the go-ahead score and couldn't pull it out at the end as Mullens' pass from the Giants 20 sailed out of the end zone on the final play.

Mullens wasn't nearly as sharp as he was in his NFL debut against the Raiders on Nov. 1 when he joined Hall of Famers Jim Kelly and Fran Tarkenton as the only players with at least 250 yards passing, three touchdown passes and no interceptions in the first career game.

Mullens threw for 250 yards and had an 11-yard TD pass to Breida that made it 20-10 early in the third quarter. But Mullens also threw two interceptions with the first setting up a 10-yard TD pass from Manning to Beckham .

Those two connected again on a 20-yard score in the third quarter as New York rallied from 10 points down to tie the game in the second half.

HARD HIT

Niners receiver Marquise Goodwin was hit in the helmet by Alec Ogletree on a catch late in the third quarter and briefly left the game. On his first play back in to start the fourth quarter, a pass from Mullens deflected off Goodwin's hands for the second interception of the game by B.J. Goodson . Goodwin was slow to get up after that play and went back into the medical tent for observation. Goodwin returned to the game later in the fourth quarter.

MISSED OPPORTUNITY

The Giants entered the game converting just 40 percent of their red zone trips into TDs. They missed a golden opportunity for one late in the first half. On a third down from the 3, the 49ers left Beckham unguarded in the slot but Manning stuck with a run play to Barkley that gained only 1 yard. New York settled for a field goal that tied the game at 10.

The Niners then drove down for a late field goal to take the lead at the break as the Giants trailed at the half for the eighth time this season.

PLAYING FOR PARADISE

Niners GM John Lynch welcomed the high school football team from Paradise, a town destroyed by the wildfires in Butte County, about 175 miles north. Players and cheerleaders from the school were on the field for the national anthem. The air quality for the game was at an unhealthy level because of the fires.

The Air Quality Index was at 161 at kickoff, which is in the unhealthy zone, and smoke could be smelled throughout the stadium. The NFL had monitored the situation but the AQI never got near 200, the level where the game would have needed to be moved.

UP NEXT

Giants: Host Tampa Bay on Sunday.

49ers: Visit Tampa Bay on Nov. 25.

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1st Quarter Summary
Time Team Play Detail Giants 49ers
10:13 Robbie Gould 53 yd FG 0 3
02:43 Odell Beckham Jr. 10 yd pass from Eli Manning (Aldrick Rosas kick) 7 3

2nd Quarter Summary
Time Team Play Detail Giants 49ers
13:05 Matt Breida 3 yd run (Robbie Gould kick) 7 10
01:50 Aldrick Rosas 20 yd FG 10 10
00:02 Robbie Gould 36 yd FG 10 13

3rd Quarter Summary
Time Team Play Detail Giants 49ers
08:09 Matt Breida 11 yd pass from Nick Mullens (Robbie Gould kick) 10 20
06:36 Odell Beckham Jr. 20 yd pass from Eli Manning (Aldrick Rosas kick) 17 20
02:10 Aldrick Rosas 31 yd FG 20 20

4th Quarter Summary
Time Team Play Detail Giants 49ers
02:46 Robbie Gould 30 yd FG 20 23
00:53 Sterling Shepard 3 yd pass from Eli Manning (Aldrick Rosas kick) 27 23

Team Stats
  New York San Francisco
1st Downs 17 24
Total Yards 277 374
Passing 180 250
Passing Completions/Attempts 19-31 27-39
Yards/Pass 5.6 6.4
Rushing 97 124
Rushing Attempts 23 29
Yards/Rush 4.2 4.3
Turnovers 0 2
Fumbles Lost 0 0
Interceptions Thrown 0 2
Possession 25:46 34:14

New York Passing
Player CP ATT YDS AVG TD INT
Eli Manning 19 31 188 6.1 3 0

San Francisco Passing
Player CP ATT YDS AVG TD INT
Nick Mullens 27 39 250 6.4 1 2

New York Rushing
Player ATT YDS AVG TD LG
Saquon Barkley 20 67 3.4 0 18
Sterling Shepard 1 27 27.0 0 27
Wayne Gallman Jr. 2 3 1.5 0 2

San Francisco Rushing
Player ATT YDS AVG TD LG
Matt Breida 17 101 5.9 1 23
Alfred Morris 9 19 2.1 0 5
Kyle Juszczyk 1 3 3.0 0 3
Nick Mullens 2 1 0.5 0 2

New York Receiving
Player REC YDS AVG TD LG
Odell Beckham Jr. 4 73 18.2 2 30
Evan Engram 4 46 11.5 0 31
Saquon Barkley 4 33 8.2 0 23
Elijhaa Penny 2 12 6.0 0 9
Corey Coleman 1 11 11.0 0 11
Sterling Shepard 2 9 4.5 1 6
Rhett Ellison 1 6 6.0 0 6
Wayne Gallman Jr. 0 0 0.0 0
Bennie Fowler 0 0 0.0 0
Spencer Pulley 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2

San Francisco Receiving
Player REC YDS AVG TD LG
George Kittle 9 83 9.2 0 22
Marquise Goodwin 4 69 17.2 0 26
Kendrick Bourne 4 33 8.2 0 13
Matt Breida 3 31 10.3 1 19
Dante Pettis 4 12 3.0 0 8
Trent Taylor 1 12 12.0 0 12
Kyle Juszczyk 2 10 5.0 0 11
Alfred Morris 0 0 0.0 0

New York Defense
Player TACKLES ASST SACKS SACK YDS
Landon Collins 7 2 0 0
Lorenzo Carter 6 1 0 0
Janoris Jenkins 5 0 0 0
Curtis Riley 5 1 0 0
B.W. Webb 5 0 0 0
B.J. Goodson 4 2 0 0
Alec Ogletree 4 3 0 0
B.J. Hill 3 2 0 0
Josh Mauro 3 2 0 0
Grant Haley 2 0 0 0
Michael Thomas 2 0 0 0
Sean Chandler 1 0 0 0
Mario Edwards Jr. 1 0 0 0
Dalvin Tomlinson 1 3 0 0
Olivier Vernon 1 0 0 0
Riley Dixon 0 0 0 0
Antonio Hamilton 0 0 0 0
Kareem Martin 0 1 0 0

San Francisco Defense
Player TACKLES ASST SACKS SACK YDS
K'Waun Williams 5 0 0 0
Malcolm Smith 4 2 0 0
Jimmie Ward 4 1 0 0
Antone Exum Jr. 3 0 0 0
Mark Nzeocha 3 0 0 0
Richard Sherman 3 0 0 0
Arik Armstead 2 0 0 0
Ronald Blair III 2 0 0 0
Fred Warner 2 2 0 0
Ahkello Witherspoon 2 1 0 0
Dekoda Watson 1 1 0.5 4
Cassius Marsh 1 0 0 0
Earl Mitchell 1 1 0 0
DeForest Buckner 0 5 0.5 4
Marquise Goodwin 0 0 0 0
Marcell Harris 0 0 0 0
Elijah Lee 0 0 0 0
Greg Mabin 0 0 0 0
D.J. Reed Jr. 0 0 0 0
Joe Staley 0 0 0 0

New York Interceptions
Player INT YDS TD
B.J. Goodson 2 8 0

San Francisco Interceptions
Player INT YDS TD
No interceptions.

New York Kick Returns
Player KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Corey Coleman 3 92 30.7 0 51
Scott Simonson 1 12 12.0 0 12

San Francisco Kick Returns
Player KR YDS AVG TD LNG
No kick return stats.

New York Punt Returns
Player PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Quadree Henderson 1 7 7.0 0 7

San Francisco Punt Returns
Player PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Richie James Jr. 1 23 23.0 0 23
Dante Pettis 1 1 1.0 0 1

New York Kicking
Player FGM FGA PCT LG
Aldrick Rosas 2 2 100.0 31

San Francisco Kicking
Player FGM FGA PCT LG
Robbie Gould 3 3 100.0 53

New York Punting
Player PUNTS YDS LG
Riley Dixon 5 238 59

San Francisco Punting
Player PUNTS YDS LG
Bradley Pinion 3 133 47