The Washington Post

Giants 21, Titans 20


Daniel Jones hit Chris Myarick for a one-yard touchdown pass, then found Saquon Barkley on a shovel pass for the two-point conversion with 1:06 left, making Brian Daboll a winner in his coaching debut.

Daboll didn’t hesitate to keep his offense on the field for the two-point conversion, which helped snap the Giants’ skid of five straight losses in season openers.

The Titans, the AFC’S No. 1 seed with a 12-5 record a year ago, had a chance to win as time expired. But Randy Bullock pushed a 47-yard field goal wide left after making two field goals earlier against one of his former teams.

Barkley ran for 164 yards and a four-yard touchdown, his best game since Dec. 22, 2019, after he topped 100 yards rushing only once in 13 games last season. He got the Giants going with a 68-yard run to set up his score.

It was a big improvemen­t for a team whose longest run in 2021 was a 46-yarder by Barkley, with its longest pass play a 60-yarder to tight end Kyle Rudolph.

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