N.Y. Giants 36, Carolina 7

Date - 8:20 PM EST, Thursday, September 20, 2012
Location - Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Temperature - 75°
Head Official - Robert Frazer
Attendance - 73951

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
N.Y. Giants 10 10 6 10 36
Carolina 0 0 7 0 7

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
N.Y. Giants 0-0 0-0 0-0 W2
Carolina 0-0 0-0 0-0 L1


Giants 36, Panthers 7: Ramses Barden caught nine passes for 138 yards and Andre Brown ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns as visiting New York scored on eight of its 10 possessions en route to a dominating victory.

Lawrence Tynes kicked a career-high five field goals and Eli Manning completed 27 of 35 passes for 288 yards and a score for the Giants (2-1), who moved the ball at will and built a 20-0 lead after four possessions despite missing a number of key weapons on offense due to injury.

Filling in for Ahmad Bradshaw (neck), Brown had 20 carries and a pair of 1-yard TDs as he nearly doubled his career yardage total of 70. With Hakeem Nicks (foot) and Domenik Hixon (concussion) sidelined, Barden matched his receptions total of last season while coming within 60 yards of his career amount.

Manning connected with tight end Martellus Bennett for a 14-yard touchdown on New York's opening drive and Brown found the end zone for the first time less than three minutes into the second quarter for a 17-0 lead. After Tynes booted his first four field goals, including ones from 47 and 49 yards out, Brown scored with 9:40 remaining in the fourth to make it 33-7.

Cam Newton went 16 of 30 for 242 yards with three interceptions and ran for the only touchdown of the game for the Panthers (1-2), who committed four turnovers and gained only 61 yards on the ground.

GAME NOTEBOOK: New York LB Michael Boley had one of his team's three interceptions, giving him one pick in each of his first three games. ... The Panthers have allowed their opponent to score a touchdown on its opening drive in all three games this season. ... Giants S Antrel Rolle left the game early in the fourth quarter with a knee laceration after running into a camera near the end zone.

Top Game Performances

N.Y. Giants   Carolina
Andre Brown Player DeAngelo Williams
20 Attempts 11
113 Yards 50
5.6 Avg Yards 4.6
2 Touchdowns 0
31 Long 16
N.Y. Giants   Carolina
Ramses BardenPlayer Greg Olsen
9 Receptions 7
138 Yards 98
15.3 Avg Yards 14.0
0 Touchdowns 0
23 Long 23

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
N.Y. Giants 405 125 280 3 5 3 2.0 1
Carolina 327 60 267 1 0 0 2.0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Carolina will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Panthers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • N.Y. Giants will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Giants have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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