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

September 2, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots and New York Giants figured to engage in a fairly mundane fourth and final preseason game Thursday night at MetLife Stadium, but an appearance from Tom Brady flipped the script in a hurry. 
Although stars of Brady's ilk generally sit for the preseason finale, the four-time Super Bowl champion started and played the first half in a 17-9 loss as he prepares to serve a league-imposed four-game suspension stemming from his involvement in the Deflategate scandal.  
Jimmy Garoppolo—who will start in Brady's place during his four-game ban—did not see any snaps alongside the first-team offense. 
On the field, Brady looked rather uncomfortable early behind an offensive line that didn't buy him much time to work through his progressions. 

Not only did Brady face waves of pressure from the Giants' attacking front early, but he capped off the Patriots' first drive with an interception on a pass intended for ...

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