Jags edge Giants in preseason openerAug 11, 2012 - 4:04 AM Jacksonville, FL (Sports Network) - Blaine Gabbert threw for 62 yards and a touchdown on Friday, as the Jaguars downed the Giants, 32-31, in preseason action.
Gabbert completed 5-of-10 passes, while Chad Henne threw for 28 yards and a score. Jordan Palmer passed for 110 yards and connected with Matt Veldman for a go-ahead two-point conversion in the closing minutes.
Mike Thomas caught four passes for 89 yards and Brian Robiskie had 72 receiving yards and a touchdown for the Jaguars, who went 5-11 a season ago.
Eli Manning completed 4-of-8 passes for 60 yards in a brief showing for the defending Super Bowl champion Giants. David Carr threw for two touchdowns and 48 yards.
Ahmad Bradshaw had four carries for 12 yards while David Wilson led the rushing attack with 43 yards.
Martellus Bennett finished with three receptions for 27 yards and a touchdown.
The Giants led 31-24 in the fourth quarter, but Josh Scobee nailed a 29-yard field goal. Then, with 2:06 remaining, Keith Toston capped a 64-yard drive with a nine-yard touchdown run.
Palmer then found Veldman in the end zone for the go-ahead two-point conversion.
- NEW YORK: 31
Aug 10 11:01 PM
- == Preseason == Jacksonville Touchdown - 9-yard run by Keith Tosten. (Jordan Palmer pass to
Giants 31, Jaguars 32 4th - 2:00Aug 10 10:45 PM
- == Preseason == Jacksonville Field Goal - 29-yarder by Josh Scobee.
Giants 31, Jaguars 24 4th - 7:19Aug 10 10:30 PM
- == Preseason == NY Giants Touchdown - 6-yard pass from Ryan Perrilloux to Rueben Randle. (La
Giants 31, Jaguars 21 4th - 10:01Aug 10 10:19 PM
- NEW YORK: 24
End of 3rd
Aug 10 10:02 PM
- == Preseason == Jacksonville Touchdown - 7-yard run by Montell Owens. (Josh Scobee kick)
Giants 24, Jaguars 21 3rd - 7:26Aug 10 9:42 PM
- NEW YORK: 24
Aug 10 9:12 PM
- == Preseason == Jacksonville Touchdown - 2-yard pass from Chad Henne to Brian Robiskie. (Jos
Giants 24, Jaguars 14 2nd - 0:27Aug 10 9:11 PM
- == Preseason == NY Giants Touchdown - 5-yard pass from David Carr to Isaiah Stanback. (Lawre
Giants 24, Jaguars 7 2nd - 2:40Aug 10 8:52 PM
- == Preseason == NY Giants Touchdown - 12-yard pass from David Carr to Martellus Bennett. (La
Giants 17, Jaguars 7 2nd - 8:43Aug 10 8:33 PM
- NEW YORK: 10
End of 1st
Aug 10 8:20 PM
- == Preseason == NY Giants Touchdown - 2-yard run by D.J. Ware. (Lawrence Tynes kick)
Giants 10, Jaguars 7 1st - 0:41Aug 10 8:16 PM
- == Preseason == NY Giants Field Goal - 34-yarder by Lawrence Tynes.
Giants 3, Jaguars 7 1st - 3:18Aug 10 8:04 PM
- == Preseason == Jacksonville Touchdown - 3-yard pass from Blaine Gabbert to Cecil Shorts. (J
Giants 0, Jaguars 7 1st - 4:58Aug 10 7:58 PM
- NEW YORK: 0
1st Quarter - 15:00
Aug 10 7:39 PM
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