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Giants Earn First Win Over Vikings

Giants Earn First Win Over Vikings

(East Rutherford, NJ)  --  It wasn't pretty, but the New York Giants picked up their first victory of the season beating the Minnesota Vikings, 23-7, on "Monday Night Football" at MetLife Stadium.  Peyton Hillis had 81 total yards and a rushing touchdown while Eli Manning threw for 200 yards and a TD.  New York forced three turnovers and improved to 1-and-6.  In his first start for Minnesota, Josh Freeman completed 20-of-53 passes for 190 yards and an interception.  Adrian Peterson was held to 28 yards on 13 carries.  Marcus Sherels returned a punt 86 yards for a score for Minnesota, which fell to 1-and-5. 

 

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