Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34 New York Giants 41
Sunday 16 September 2012 at Met Life Stadium
NYG12:43-1QTynes FG37
TB8:42-1QBarth FG45
NYG2:54-1QTynes FG24
TB13:48-2QJackson 29 pass from Freeman (Barth kick)
TB6:19-2QMartin 8 run (Barth kick)
NYG1:54-2QNicks 23 pass from Manning (Tynes kick)
TB0:08-2QWright 60 interception return
TB13:14-3QBarth FG52
NYG0:39-4QTynes FG36
NYG12:22-2QTynes FG24
NYG6:48-4QCruz 80 pass from Manning (Brown run)
NYG3:59-4QBennett 33 pass from Manning (Tynes kick)
TB1:58-4QWilliams 41 pass from Freeman (Barth kick)
NYG0:31-4QBrown 2 run (Tynes kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Martin 20-66, Parker 1-7, Ware 1-6.
GIANTS: Brown 13-71, Bradshaw 5-16, Wilson 3-6, Hyonski 1-3, Manning 3-(-2).
PASSING
BUCS: Freeman 28-15-243-2-2.
GIANTS: Manning 51-31-510-3-3.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Jackson 5-128, Clark 4-33, Williams 3-59, Stroughter 1-14, Lorig 1-8, Ware 1-1.
GIANTS: Cruz 11-179, Nicks 10-199, Bennett 5-72, Brown 2-19, Barden 1-24, Hixon 1-12, Hyonski 1-5.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Wright 1-60, McDonald 1-40, Foster 1-0.
GIANTS: Boley 1-6, Webster 1-0.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: .Benn 7-180, Ware 1-18.
GIANTS: Wilson 3-86, Bennett 1-13..
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Stroughter 2-16
GIANTS: Randle 2-23.
SACKS
BUCS: none.
GIANTS: Pierre-Paul 1-8, Blackburn 1-7.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings reports from Met Life Stadium
Award-winning columnist Martin Fennelly's opinions
How Rick Stroud saw the game unfold
Gary Shelton weighs in with his thoughts
Coughlin lays into Schiano after 'cheap shot'
Bucs defense rests after halftime vs. Giants
Eric Wright makes dazzling detours
The return of Arrelious Benn
Officials rule Williams' late catch wasn't
Game notes from the road opener
Scott Smith's game report
The official gamebook including the play-by-play
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT70 Penn LDE71 Bennett
LG77 Nicks DT93 McCoy
C76 Zuttah DT90 Miller
RG62 Larsen RDE94 Clayborn
RT69 Dotson WLB54 David
TE88 Stocker MLB59 Foster
WR19 M Williams SLB58 Black
WR83 Jackson LCB25 Talib
FB41 Lorig SS24 Barron
RB22 Martin FB20 Barber
QB5 Freeman RCB21 Wright
PLAYED
9 Koenen, 10 Barth, 17 Benn, 18 Stroughter, 23 Lewis, 27 Blount, 28 Ware, 29 Johnson, 33 McDonald, 35 Grimm, 37 Tandy, 43 A Black, 44 Clark, 48 Economos, 50 Te'o-Nesheim, 56 Watson, 57 Hayward, 79 Meredith, 86 Noble, 87 Parker, 95 Gibson, 96 Irvin
DID NOT PLAY
6 Orlovsky, 74 Wallace
INACTIVE
26 Gaitor, 31 Biggers, 34 Smith, 53 Goode, 65 Trueblood, 73 Hardman, 97 Johnson