Game recap: Giants 35 – Jets 24

Result: Boring first half, high-scoring second half as backup Ryan Nassib throws three touchdown passes to lead Giants.



Need to Know: Geno Smith played the first half and was 9 of 14 for 137 yards with 1 TD as the Jets took a 10-7 halftime lead. He also ran three times for 17 yards. . .Mike Vick had a short, eventful night on the first two second-half series. He fumbled on the first to set up a Giants touchdown; on the second he led an 11-play, 76-yard touchdown drive, finishing with a 3-yard TD pass to Eric Decker. He was 4-for-5 for 35 yards with 1 TD. . . The Jets kept most of their starters in to start the second half; the Giants did not. . .Cornerback Antonio Allen left the game with what was described as a ‘head injury’. Backup linebacker Troy Davis also left with a leg injury. Allen left after a helmet-to-helmet collision with Jets linebacker Demario Davis while making a tackle.


Game Balls: Running backs Chris Johnson (9 carries, 42 yards; 2 receptions, 35 yards) and Chris Ivory (6-50 rushing, 1-23 receiving).


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What’s Next: The Jets wrap up their preseason schedule next Thursday at Philadelphia (7 p.m.). Ten days later, they open the regular season against Oakland at MetLife Stadium Sunday Sept. 7 at 1 p.m.




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