NFL

Led by McCoy, the Giants Sneaked Past the Seahawks by a Tantalizing 17-12 Win

The New York Giants sneaked past the Seattle Seahawks in a tantalizing victory of 17-12, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 in Lumen Field in Seattle. For the win, Colt McCoy threw for 105 yards, and one touchdown. The Giants also relied on a rushing game that produced 190 yards and one rushing touchdown.

McCoy ended the game with 105 yards passing, to go along with one touchdown, one interception, and completing 13 of 22 passes. This performance led to a 67.40 passer rating for McCoy.

Wayne Gallman Jr and Alfred Morris led the rushing game for the Giants. Gallman Jr rushed for 135 yards from carrying the football 16 times. Gallman Jr was helped by Morris who carried the football eight times for a total of 39 yards. In the passing game, McCoy was most successful throwing the ball to Sterling Shepard and Golden Tate III. Shepard caught one pass for a total of 22 yards, while Tate III contributed with 30 yards from four passes.

With two forced fumbles, two tackles for loss and five sacks , the Giants got just the defensive help it needed to get the win.

On the losing side of the game, Russell Wilson of the Seahawks ended the day with one touchdown, along with 263 yards, one interception, and a 78.00 passer rating.

The rushing game for the Seahawks was led by Chris Carson and Carlos Hyde. For the game, Carson rushed for 65 yards from carrying the football 13 times. Meanwhile Hyde carried the ball 2 times for a total of one yard. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Seahawks included DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett. Metcalf caught five passes for a total of 80 yards, while Lockett contributed with 63 yards from six passes.

In a losing effort, the Seahawks defense contributed with two sacks , no forced fumbles, zero tackles for loss, and zero defensive touchdowns for the game.

The Giants walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 5-7. The Seahawks on the other hand, dropped to 8-4 for the season.