NFL Week 7 Game Recap: New York Giants 14, Washington Commanders 7

2T31E2D New York Giants tight end Darren Waller (12) comes down with a touchdown catch against the Washington Commanders during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

In an NFC East battle, the New York Giants defeated the Washington Commanders 14-7 in Week 7. The win for the Giants brings them to 2-5 on the season, while the Commanders drop to 3-4.

Offensive spotlight: Giants tight end (on National Tight End Day) Darren Waller was the top offensive performer in this one.

He finished the game with a team-high eight targets, seven catches, 98 receiving yards and a touchdown.

Defensive spotlight: Giants defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence had a very impactful day in this one, making some of the game's biggest plays.

Lawrence finished the game with six tackles, two sacks, four QB hits and a tackle for loss.

Rookie spotlight: Giants rookie wide receiver Jalin Hyatt had the biggest play through the air for his team on the day.

Hyatt finished the game with just two catches but 75 total receiving yards.

Box Score

Passing
Washington Commanders
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int Sacks Rtg
Sam Howell 10.5 22 / 42 249 5.9 0 1 6 60.5
New York Giants
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int Sacks Rtg
Tyrod Taylor 21.7 18 / 29 279 9.6 2 0 4 116.9
Rushing
Washington Commanders
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long Fum Lost
Sam Howell 10.5 2 15 7.5 0 11 0
Brian Robinson Jr. 8.3 8 23 2.9 1 6 0
Antonio Gibson 5.1 2 7 3.5 0 6 0
Chris Rodriguez Jr. 3.1 7 31 4.4 0 9 0
New York Giants
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long Fum Lost
Tyrod Taylor 21.7 8 25 3.1 0 20 0
Saquon Barkley 19.8 21 77 3.7 0 12 1
Matt Breida 1.9 3 4 1.3 0 6 0
Receiving
Washington Commanders
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT YPR TD
Terry McLaurin 15.0 9 6 90 10.0 15.0 0
Jahan Dotson 9.3 8 5 43 5.4 8.6 0
Logan Thomas 9.1 6 4 51 8.5 12.8 0
Brian Robinson Jr. 8.3 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 0
Curtis Samuel 6.5 8 4 25 3.1 6.2 0
Antonio Gibson 5.1 2 2 24 12.0 12.0 0
Byron Pringle 2.6 1 1 16 16.0 16.0 0
John Bates 0.0 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 0
New York Giants
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT YPR TD
Darren Waller 22.8 8 7 98 12.2 14.0 1
Saquon Barkley 19.8 4 3 41 10.2 13.7 1
Jalin Hyatt 9.5 5 2 75 15.0 37.5 0
Isaiah Hodgins 3.3 4 2 13 3.2 6.5 0
Darius Slayton 3.2 2 1 22 11.0 22.0 0
Wan'Dale Robinson 3.2 2 1 22 11.0 22.0 0
Matt Breida 1.9 1 1 5 5.0 5.0 0
Sterling Shepard 0.3 1 1 3 3.0 3.0 0
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