The New York Giants took a game with good field position to tie the game at 7-7 on Thursday night in the first quarter at the Philadelphia Eagles. The Giants did it with a tough, competitive catch Golden Tate Below the seam turned into a 39-yard touchdown.
Giants quarterback Daniel Jones Gave his wide receiver a chance to make a play. He looked at Tate, working from the slot, matched the Eagles Cornback Creeb LeBlanc, And will fly despite a 0.39-yard split, according to NFL NextGen statistics.
But Tate, also known as the King of YAC (yards after catch), jumps up LeBlanc over the game. LeBlanc did not turn his head and was unable to tackle after the catch.
– NFL (FNFL) October 23, 2020
Tate ran the last 16 yards into the end zone. It leveled the score with 4 minutes and 13 seconds left in the first quarter. It was Tate’s first touchdown of the season and Jones’ fourth touchdown pass.
Jones’ eighth “dime” throw for TD since the start of last season, more than any QB in the NFL. NFL NextGen statistics define “dime” as a pass with an air distance of 30-plus yards, thrown into a stiff window (less than separate yards).