Giants vs. Jets: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 Preseason

August 28, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Giants and New York Jets clashed in the battle of MetLife Stadium on Saturday night, and the NFC squad got the best of its AFC counterpart, 21-20, in the preseason dress rehearsal.
First-team players for both sides saw plenty of action, and the focus was on Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz in his first appearance on the NFL gridiron since he tore his right patellar tendon against the Philadelphia Eagles in October 2014.
Cruz trotted onto the field during the Giants' opening series, but he didn't get involved until quarterback Eli Manning floated a wobbly pass his way minutes into the second quarter, which nearly resulted in an interception.
However, ESPN.com's Jordan Raanan noted Cruz looked sharp while running the deep route: 
Cruz finished with a single catch for four yards, but the night was an overwhelming positive for the 29-year-old wideout as he made his triumphant return to the turf and received plenty of snaps alon...

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