After one quarter in Indianapolis, the New York Giants lead the New England Patriots 9-0. Remarkably, the first score of the game was a New York safety, after Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady heaved it down the middle of the field and was called for intentional grounding while in the end zone.
Video of the safety below:
Leading 2-0, the Giants then marched down the field on their subsequent possession for the 9-0 lead. It was a nine play, 78 yard drive that took less than six minutes as the Giants have dominated every facet of the game so far. The big play of the drive was a 24-yard scamper down the left sideline by Ahmad Bradshaw. Inside the ten yard line, Eli Manning then hit Victor Cruz on the inside for the touchdown. Manning is a perfect nine for nine so far.
At the end of the first quarter, the Patriots are driving in New York territory looking to cut into the nine-point lead.
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