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Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Eli Manning has no problem with Odell Beckham pulling up on pass. He says in preseason "no point in taking hits" under circumstances like this.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Eli Manning: "We have to play better. It is in no way good enough." Giants first-team offense has 4 first downs and 88 yards in 4 quarters of action.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Giants LB Jonathan Casillas has a cracked rib, per source. Should be able to play through it though. Casillas looked really good this summer.

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Cruz returns to field after long absence (0:18)
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Final line on Cruz return: 1 catch on 2 targets

In his return, Victor Cruz was targeted twice by quarterback Eli Manning. He caught his only pass on the first play of the second half -- a quick 4-yard out.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants first-team offense with Eli Manning at QB had 4 first downs and 88 total yards vs. Bills and Jets in pretty much four quarters of action. They did not score a point.

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Fitzpatrick finds Decker for TD (0:22)
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Eli overthrows OBJ, gets picked off by Revis (0:36)

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Victor Cruz makes his first catch in 685 days on the first play of the second half. It was Cruz's 27th snap of the game.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

It appears as if coach Ben McAdoo is calling plays. He has the oversized menu-looking chart. OC Mike Sullivan had called plays in first 2 preseason games.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Victor Cruz just said a little prayer in end zone. He was greeted by Odell Beckham Jr. who had a quick message for him. Cruz then jogged to sideline and tapped his heart to show his appreciation for crowd.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Check out the Victor Cruz-Odell Beckham handshake. Just their third game together in 3 years. They're ready.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Kicker Josh Brown just stopped and signed autographs for the handful of Giants fans above the tunnel. Brown is suspended for Week 1 because of a domestic violence arrest in 2015. This is the Giants first game at MetLife Stadium since the suspension was announced.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

WR Victor Cruz out on the field for warmups. He's looking to play in his first game since Oct. 12, 2014.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

OL Justin Pugh was out early putting in some work. Wouldn't expect him to play though. Giants have been cautious with his shoulder injury.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

May be a bit more green than usual at MetLife Stadium today but Odell Beckham Jr. just stopped and fist bumped the attendant in the middle of the parking lot. The Giants and Jets kick off in a little less than three hours. It's a Jets home game.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Victor Cruz practiced Friday wearing No. 3. It's the number he wore when introducing himself to the world vs. the Jets during the 2010 preseason. Cruz is scheduled to play his first game in 685 days on Saturday vs. the Jets. He admitted it means way more than a normal preseason game.

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It's been a long time for Victor Cruz

Cruz hasn't played in a regular-season game in more than 22 months. During that span, 23 different Giants have caught passes, including second-year O-lineman Ereck Flowers (whose grab went for an 11-yard loss).

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Brown also cited for violating protective order

New York Giants kicker Josh Brown was cited last summer for violation of a protection order that was issued following his arrest on a domestic violence charge.

Team Stats

Passing Yards271.77th
Rushing Yards100.619th
Points For26.36th
Points Against27.630th

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