With Colt McCoy at quarterback in place of an injured Daniel Jones, the NFC East-leading Giants toppled the mighty Seahawks in Seattle, 17-12, to build their first four-game win streak since 2016 and claim first place outright in the NFC East.
Just as important as the win was how the Giants (5-7) did it: they bullied one of the NFL’s best teams out of their own building on both sides of the ball.
“I thought our guys came prepared to play today mentally, physically and emotionally,” the first-year coach Judge said.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll trying to explain what happened to his Seahawks (8-4) in their first loss in three games:
“They played us really tough and gave us a hard time all day long. We were having trouble moving the ball. It’s just an uncharacteristic type of feeling not putting any points on the board.”