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Giants-Browns Coverage

The New York Giants are hosting the Cleveland Browns for the first the preseason game of the 2018 campaign and Back Sports Page is there to take it all in. Check back for updates through out the game as well as following Back Sports Page owner Randy Zellea in the box with updates on his twitter account: @randybsp

Brief Notes:

-Odell Beckham will not play confirmed by multiple sources.

-Giants Saquon Barkley and Browns Baker Mayfield will both make their pro debuts tonight!

-Davis Webb will see a bulk of time!!

Injury update:

Odell Beckham will not play confirmed by multiple sources.

-Giants Saquon Barkley and Browns Baker Mayfield will both make their pro debuts tonight!

Series History:

The Giants and Browns have met 49 times during the regular season with Cleveland holding a 21-26-2 lead in the series.

Eli Manning is 3-2 in five regular season meetings against the Browns.

1st Quarter Update:

New York:

Giants Rookie Saquon Barkley had his first hand off in the NFL turn into a 39 yard show stealing play. The opening run put New York in a position for a Aldrick Rosas 42 yard field goal.

Barkley had five carries for 43 yards.

Eli Manning played the first two series and was 4-7  for 26 yards.

Cleveland:

-The Browns retaliated with  a long bomb from Tyrod Taylor to Njoku for a 36 yard touchdown as the Giants defense looked a little out of sorts.

-Taylor finished 5/5 99 yards and one touchdown

-#1 Draft Pick Baker Mayfield has showed poise as he entered mid way through the first quarter.

2nd Quarter:

Browns:

-Rookie Baker Mayfield connected to Njoku for his second touchdown reception.

Mayfield was 4-11 for 70 yards and a touchdown.

Nojku had 2 touchdown receptions and a total of 46 yards.

Giants:

Davis Webb struggled as he was 8-20 for 70 yards.

 

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