The Giants defense forced Washington quarterback Kyle Allen to fumble the ball in the fourth quarter. Tae Crowder picked it up and returned the ball to the end zone for the go-ahead touchdown.
Washington made it close, scoring late but just missing out on a two-point conversion.
Daniel Jones was 12-for-19 with 112 passing yards and a touchdown pass to Darius Slayton in the first quarter. But Jones had another brutal interception to Kendall Fuller in the red zone.
SNY noted that with Jones’ interception he now has turned the ball over in 17 of his 18 career games.
Jones had a nice run earlier in the game. He scampered for a 49-yard run and even fooled the broadcast cameras. He finished with 74 rushing yards.
Only one Giants player had more than two catches. Kaden Smith had three catches for 15 yards.
The Giants pick up their first win of the season and get Joe Judge’s first win as a head coach. Washington falls to 1-5 on the season. The Giants keep pace in the terrible NFC East division.