The Giants and Cincinnati Bengals will meet for the ninth time, with the Bengals holding a 5-3 lead in the series. The two teams have never met in the postseason. In their last meeting, the Giants defeated the Bengals, 26-23 (OT), in Week 3 of the 2008 season.
Kickoff: 1 PM ET
Location: Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio
Weather: Partly cloudy. 66°F. Wind from SSW 16 mph.
New York Lineup Changes
Cincinnati Lineup Changes
» 19 Tate for 85 Binns at WR
» 66 Robinson for 62 Finn at C
» 91 Geathers for 96 Dunlap at LDE
» 33 Crocker for 22 Clements at SS
» 26 Mays for 20 Nelson at FS
15:00 — Game Day Captains are Domenik Hixon and Chase Blackburn in addition to season captains Eli Manning, Justin Tuck and Zak DeOssie. Giants win the coin toss and defer.
12:43 — TOUCHDOWN BENGALS. QB Andy Dalton hooks up with WR A.J. Green for a 56-yard score. XP is GOOD. CINCINNATI 7, NEW YORK 0 (Drive: 5 plays, 79 yards in 2:26)
11:49 — Giants go three-and-out on their opening drive.
11:34 — After a player out of bounds penalty, Steve Weatherford is forced to punt again and Adam Jones returns is 68 yards. This is the second straight game the Giant shave given up a return of 60 yards or more.
10:53 — TOUCHDOWN BENGALS. Andrew Hawkins hauls in an 11-yard score from Dalton. XP is GOOD. CINCINNATI 14, NEW YORK 0 (Drive: 3 plays, 11 yards in 0:18)
9:14 — Eli Manning is sacked for just the ninth time this season and the Giants are forced to punt.
8:45 — On the return, Chase Blackburn and Will Hill combine on a hit to force Brandon Tate to fumble. Hill recovers at Cincinnati’s 27.
5:38 — FIELD GOAL GIANTS. Lawrence Tynes makes a 23-yard attempt. CINCINNATI 14, NEW YORK 3 (Drive: 6 plays, 22 yards in 3:00)
0:00 — BENGALS 14, GIANTS 3
Tags: Chase Blackburn, Domenik Hixon, Eli Manning, Justin Tuck, Lawrence Tynes, Steve Weatherford, Will Hill, Zak DeOssie
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