Giants RB Brandon Jacobs highlighted a 6-play, 89-yard TD drive with 74 yards on 2 carries, giving his team a 7-3 lead at the 8:14 mark of the 2nd quarter.
The scoring drive was sparked by a 73-yard run by Jacobs. On the play, Jacobs broke free off the right end where the Vikings defense lost contain of the edge, allowing the big gain. Jacobs’ 2nd carry of the series came from the MIN 1-yard line where the stocky RB ran through the Vikings defense untouched for the TD.
Giants QB Eli Manning threw his 2nd INT of the game on the second play of the 2nd quarter – his 11th career INT against the Vikings in 5 games – but the Vikings could not convert the turnover into points.
The Giants lead 7-3 midway through the 2nd quarter.
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