The running back got the handoff from Daniel Jones in overtime against the New Orleans Saints, cut up the field and used all his might to spin into the end zone to give the Giants an overtime victory, 27-21.
It was the Giants’ first win of the season.
Barkley put together his second consecutive game with at least two total touchdowns. Aside from the 6-yard game-winning score, Barkley caught a 54-yard pass from Jones to bring the lead within three points after the two-point conversion.
Barkley finished with 52 metri su 13 carries with the score. He also had five catches for 74 yards and the score.
Jones finished 28-for-40 with 402 cantieri di passaggio, two touchdown passes and an interception before halftime. It was the most passing yards Jones had recorded in a single game. Kenny Golladay and Kadarius Toney were his top targets. Golladay finished with six catches for 116 yard. Toney had six catches for 78 yard. John Ross had the touchdown catch. Ross had three catches for 77 yard.
New Orleans had a 21-10 lead early in the fourth quarter, but the offense failed to get anything together.
Alvin Kamara led the way on the ground with 120 metri su 26 trasporta. Marquez Callaway had two catches for 72 yard.
New York moved to 1-3 with the win and New Orleans fell to 2-2.